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Posts written in March, 2013

Marketing your new online micro-business on the cheap

Posted by Kate Naylor on March 28th, 2013 at 10:32am

You’re starting up a local micro-business. It might be web design services, business support, carpet cleaning, ironing, consultancy services or a Zumba class. Whatever you’re selling, you need to let people know what you’re doing and why they can’t live without your stuff. Most of the time it means setting up a website, then promoting…read more

Ripoff Britain – Stand up for your financial rights!

Posted by Kate Naylor on March 27th, 2013 at 9:07am

Good old BBC. To complement their consumer rights focused Ripoff Britain TV series, there’s a wealth of excellent information on their website about how to safeguard your finances. There’s nothing worse than feeling like you’ve been taken for a ride. If you let it, it can prey on your mind and wake you up at…read more

Make money with your own Kleeneze home shopping business

Posted by Kate Naylor on March 26th, 2013 at 9:41am

I’ve always been a sucker for buying through catalogues, direct mail and the internet. And I know Kleeneze well, the source of a vast range of curious, useful and innovative products for the home. It works on a franchise basis and unlike most, the initial outlay is tiny at less than £100 or so for…read more

Second hand decor – Funky loveliness for bathroom windowsills

Posted by Kate Naylor on March 25th, 2013 at 10:01am

I re-arranged the bits and bobs on our bathroom windowsill yesterday as part of my big spring clean. I think it looks great! Almost everything comes from boot fairs, village fetes, charity shops and vintage emporia. Here are some photos to show you the kind of thing you can pick up for very little cash:…read more

Love trains? Try The Man in Seat 61

Posted by Kate Naylor on March 22nd, 2013 at 10:39am

Last August Tony and I tried to book train tickets for our trip to Berlin in October 2012, for my old mate Giles’ 50th birthday bash in a circus tent on the banks of the river Spree. I tried at least five different travel websites, all of which made it astonishingly difficult, complicated and baffling….read more

Make traditional Easter Eggs with your kids

Posted by Kate Naylor on March 21st, 2013 at 9:24am

When I was little we’d get chocolate Easter Eggs. But our mum would also boil a load of fresh eggs for us to decorate, then hide them in the garden or our local park and we’d have a traditional Easter Egg hunt. Happy memories. Last year, after thirty years, I caught up with my old…read more

This week’s hottest discount codes

Posted by Kate Naylor on March 20th, 2013 at 9:45am

It’s time to take a look at this week’s hottest discount codes, just in time for spring. Here’s a list of cracking discount codes to help you save money on everyday essentials. Four of the juicy offers on tap this week are exclusive to us, only available here. EXCLUSIVE: 20% off when you spend £95 with…read more

Join in the fun with dancenearyou.co.uk – Bargain!

Posted by Kate Naylor on March 19th, 2013 at 9:12am

The thought of sweating in a gym on your own leaves you cold. You’d rather eat worms than go jogging or running, pounding the pavement all cross and out of breath. But you’d love to be able to dance beautifully, stylishly, elegantly and confidently. Humans have been dancing since we first climbed out of the…read more

Hey there, I'm Katie...

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...

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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