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Posts written in August, 2011

Stunning FREE table decorations and displays

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 31st, 2011 at 9:46am

Special occasion? Here’s a great way to create stunning table decorations and room displays to make a dramatic, unusual design statement. How? Using free stuff from out in the wild. The natural world is packed full of gorgeous materials. Smoothed beach or river pebbles look fairly dull until you wet them, at which point the…read more

Save money by using less stuff

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 30th, 2011 at 9:27am

One simple way to save cash is to use less stuff. Let’s start with food. It’s all too easy to over-eat. And it’s equally easy to cook too much food in the first place, especially things like rice and pasta. Next time you cook them make a conscious effort to do as much as you…read more

Cheap entertainment for a rainy bank holiday weekend

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 26th, 2011 at 9:26am

This is not what I call summer. It’s pelting down with rain here and it’s probably doing much the same where you are. The gardener in me is delighted. The rest of me would love three long, hot, late August bank holiday days with the scent of barbecues on the breeze, birds belting out the…read more

Handy back to school discount codes for the new school year

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 25th, 2011 at 9:37am

Blimey, that went fast! It’s almost the end of the summer school break and exhausted parents all over Britain are turning their thoughts to new school uniforms. There’s no point buying uniforms at the start of the summer because kids change so fast. I remember two girls coming back to school after our fourth form…read more

Money making tips – learn the basic principles of on-site SEO

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 24th, 2011 at 9:52am

I probably spoiled a few online money-making dreams yesterday by being realistic. To balance things out, here’s a few things you can do to set up an ecommerce website (ie. any site you’re selling from) that’ll give it the best chance of being found in the search engine results. It’s called SEO, Search Engine Optimisation….read more

Making money online is NEVER easy, fast or simple!

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 23rd, 2011 at 9:16am

I’m lucky to have strong personal connections in the SEO industry. So I know that making money online is much easier said than done. If you’re on the brink of chucking all your spare cash into an online money-making scheme, stop and take a breath first. If it was that easy to make money online…read more

The Best Selling Computer of All Time – Infographic

Posted by Jennifer Endean on August 22nd, 2011 at 3:47pm

Great news for all those original 80’s gamers, who devoted hours trying to complete games like Rambo, Buggy boy, Boulder Dash and Street Surfer – the Commodore 64 is back! The commodore 64 was a huge success in its day earning the title of the best selling computer of all time. The classic device has…read more

Pensioner? Unemployed? Make spare cash walking and babysitting dogs

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 22nd, 2011 at 9:08am

It’s amazing how many dog owners need someone kind, trustworthy and reliable to walk their dogs. A bit like kids, all too often dogs bear the burden of our long working hours, busy lives and chronic lack of spare time. In an ideal world there’d be someone home all day to look after your animals…read more

Hey there, I'm Katie...


I live just outside Brighton, high up on the South Downs, with my fiancé Tony and our three cats.

I’m dedicated to saving money, spending less, buying wisely and generating cash from the stuff I no longer want.

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Hi, I'm Jenny...


Hi there, I’m Jenny, a brand new mum living in the heart of Essex with a passion for making the pounds look after themselves!

I’m here to pass on all that I’ve learnt about baby saving, looking good on a budget and to keep you guys up to date with what's hot on the money saving blog scene.

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