Everything5Pounds | A Super Frugal Fashion Review

/ May 25, 2019

Everything5Pounds.com is a primary fashion based e-commerce website where everything is just £5. I recently purchased from them to give you the low-down on what you’re actually getting for your fiver.

50 Free Date Ideas For Valentines Day

/ February 9, 2019

Here’s 50 free date night ideas for Valentines Day so you can show your love for your significant other – but in a thrifty and economically smart way!

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet | Outlet Shopping

/ January 19, 2019

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet is a frugal shoppers dream. Located in Wirral, this outlet houses hundreds of brands all providing a discounted shopping experience. We usually go once a year as a treat and pre-budget for the shopping extravaganza. When asked what I wanted to do for my birthday I thought back to previous adventures to Liverpool, Glasgow, a stay…

How to Save Money Every Month | My Frugal 2018

/ January 12, 2019

I felt a yearly round up of some of the most impactful ways I saved money in 2018 would be something everyone would find useful when looking for tips on how to save money every month.

Organisation & Decluttering – Meet The TidyLifeProject

/ January 5, 2019

Today on the blog I’m very excited to announce a special collaboration post with the amazing and inspiring Claire – the Owner and Head Organiser of thetidylifeproject.com. If you’re not already following you should be. It’s an Edinburgh-based professional organising, decluttering and minimalism coaching company. I’ve been a big fan of Claire since I first found her on Instagram (click here…

Wardrobe Declutter Guide | Organise Your Closet

/ September 29, 2018

Do you desperately need a wardrobe declutter? I did so I made this little spreadsheet to help in a way I would learn. Once I shared it on Instagram, loads of you reached out for a copy so I’ve spruced it up and posted it here for you to use on your wardrobe. How It Works This spreadsheet works by…

How to Move House | And Stay Sane

/ September 15, 2018

6 years I was living and renting in London. Anyone who has lived in London will tell you that no address is permanently home and so to move house was an annual occurrence for me. After moving out of my parent’s house at 18, I then lived in 5 addresses across London (in 5 years!) and then 2 more since…

How to Save 70% on Your Food Bill | Buying No Frills

/ August 11, 2018

When I was young, I asked my Mum why some of the cereal boxes in the supermarket were plain white with just the writing on when others were bright and colourful. My Mum told me that it was because the supermarkets had to pay more for coloured ink so it was cheaper for them. Now I don’t know if she…

My Money-Saving Lunchbox

/ July 25, 2018

Back in May I posted about my money-saving lunchbox on my Instagram (Click here!) and it had such an amazing positive response that I thought I would write it up in a post for those who don’t follow me on Instagram (which you should as I daily post frugal lifestyle tips!) My lunchbox has saved me so much money over…

How to Enjoy London on a Budget

/ July 11, 2018

Naively, I moved to London when I was 18 thinking I could take on the world and live as an adult. What I didn’t realise was what a stupid decision financially that was. ‘Let’s go live in the most expensive city in the UK, at the poorest time in my life with zero budgeting or life experience’ – said me.…

21 Absolutely Free Summer Activities

/ June 20, 2018

Tomorrow is officially the first day of Summer and with that comes lot’s of opportunities to spend however with the advent of us buying a house and planning our wedding, we are interested in making this summer as free as possible! Did you know that over 37,000 people gather at Stonehenge to see sun rise on the day of the…

15 Easy Rules for a Thrifty Kitchen

/ June 13, 2018

My kitchen is my sanctuary. It’s where I feed the ones I love and de-stress after a long day. Every room in my house could be at the breaking point of desperately needing a spring clean but as long as my hob, fridge and freezer are scrubbed, organised and neat then I can sleep at night. When I started saving…

50 Free Museums in England

/ May 19, 2018

Did you know that yesterday was International Museum Day? I did and I was inspired to write a post sharing my love of museums and my favourite and recommended free museums so you can enjoy this too without spending a penny. I believe that museums make for a great first date or a catch up session with a friend. This…

Easy Steps to Declutter Your House In a Weekend

/ May 12, 2018

If you’ve never decluttered before then do not fear as this is the definitive guide to having a declutter in a single weekend. You’ll feel absolutely amazing when you introduce simple living into your home. Use these steps today to get you started with living a decluttered world. According to researchers at UCLA’s Center of Everyday Lives and Families (CELF),…

How to Frugally Fine Dine with a Tasting Menu

/ April 29, 2018

Sometimes eating is a social event and sometimes it’s to see how many calories you can get for £1 to sustain you the longest. Often I find that people who have frugal tendencies pick the second option – if they’re going to go out for a meal, they’re going to get as much food as they can for the lowest…

8 Frugal Flying Tips

/ April 6, 2018

It’s no secret that buying a flight is often as much luck as it is skill. I’ve travelled a lot in my 25 years and I’ve yet to have conclusive evidence of how to why airlines price the way they do. Unfortunately they do whatever the hell they like and that doesn’t seem to be changing soon. So below are my researched top tips for ensuring you get your flight as cheap as possible…

11 Ways to Get Discounted Theatre Tickets

/ March 28, 2018

I have always liked live theatre and especially loved musical theatre. To date I’ve only paid full price a handful of times as I’ve built up knowledge of discounted tickets and offers. Here’s 11 ways to buy thrifty theatre tickets…

7 Ways to Get the Most From Your Food Shop

/ November 22, 2017

The difference between buying a food shop once a month and a couple times a week will make a very noticeable to your bank account. You can also make healthier choices, as you’ll be pre-planning your budget (and calories). Check out the tips below to ensure you’re doing everything possible to have a affordable but healthy and home-cooked lifestyle…

How to Have a Spend Free Weekend

/ November 10, 2017

A #spendfree weekend is self explanatory; it’s a weekend where you spend nothing! I recommend you have at least 1 – 2 per month to live more frugally. It’s a lot of fun, is great for the budget and can get really creative…

50 Inexpensive Date Ideas

/ October 24, 2017

Dating doesn’t have to be expensive. Here’s 50 ideas for your dating life that won’t cost you the bank…

7 Sneaky Supermarket Tricks | And How to Avoid Them

/ October 19, 2017

Supermarkets have been around for a very long time and you don’t get to be that old without being wise. They spend billions on learning how customers think and feel when they’re shopping. We are all familiar with some of the basic tricks like putting enticing colourful flowers near the front or playing music that will make you spend more time in store but did you know about these tricks…?