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Posts written in November, 2012

15 more DIY beauty treatments – Part 2

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 30th, 2012 at 9:31am

Here’s my second post about DIY beauty tips, a few more cool ways to keep looking good for less… Make fantastic hair conditioner by making a raw egg and banana paste. Leave it on for half an hour then rinse it out. It’s very sticky and a bit weird but the results are lovely! Create…read more


Save cash with 10 fab DIY beauty treatments – Part 1

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 29th, 2012 at 11:03am

When I was about fifteen I decided to create my own hair conditioner. I made it from eggs (which I’d heard were good for your hair), beer (ditto) plus – for some insane reason – flour. As you can imagine my hair ended up like cake mix and it took forever to wash out. If…read more


Goal-setting for penny pinchers

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 28th, 2012 at 9:42am

‘Goal setting’ is big in business. If you’ve ever attended a training or coaching session you’ll know Trainers and Coaches are pretty keen on it too. And rightly so. It’s a simple idea but it’s amazingly effective for getting you where you want to be. The theory goes like this:  it’s much easier to achieve…read more


25 basic tips for saving cash

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 27th, 2012 at 10:18am

What’s your money saving style? Are you scrimping and saving because you’re deep in debt or totally broke? Or because you like to live a greener, simpler, less spending-obsessed life? Either way here’s 25 more completely random money saving tips to help you get where you want to be. use everything in your cupboards, freezer…read more

The PERK system – Money saving decisions made simple

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 26th, 2012 at 9:23am

A simple list of expenses is one of your most important money saving tools. Without it you don’t know your money saving ass from your elbow! But what do you do with it once you’ve created it? The PERK system I discovered the PERK system the other day on a US website. They reckon it’s…read more

Save money on heating – Play thermostat tennis!

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 23rd, 2012 at 10:30am

With energy costs still sky high and government plans for industry reform moving slowly, your energy bill is probably set to be one of your biggest winter household expenses. One guaranteed way to cut your bills is to turn the heating down. But how chilly can you go without freezing your bits off and making…read more


Hate Christmas? Just say no! 10 cool ways to cut back

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 22nd, 2012 at 10:11am

I loved Christmas as a child, suffered through it in my twenties and finally rebelled in my early thirties, deciding not to do it any more. I’m not religious. I don’t enjoy over-eating and dislike lounging around doing nothing. I resent being forced to be sociable when I’m not necessarily in the mood. I don’t…read more


3 for 2 on scrumptious bath & body stuff with our Joules discount codes

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 21st, 2012 at 9:38am

You have until 26th November to cash in on our excellent Joules discount code offer of 3 for 2 on bath and body products. If you’ve never shopped at Joules before they’re your first stop for gorgeously posh, extremely smart, fairly priced and beautifully made British fashion for boys and girls, men, women and babies….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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