Tag Archives: Cheap

10 Places to Find Your Wedding Dress on the High Street

/ June 29, 2019

Finding a wedding dress either seems to happen very quickly for some people or extremely slowly. Sticking to a budget as well only complicates things! I have done the work for you and rounded up 10 websites that sell bridal gowns (or white dresses that could be wedding dresses) at a high street price. If you’re someone that wants a…

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!

5 Ways to Buy Discounted Train Tickets

/ January 26, 2019

If, like me, you have friends up and down the country or travel a lot for work, it can something end up rather expensive. Below are my best tried and tested ways to buy discounted train tickets. Give some a go this year and start saving on rail travel. #1. Buying Off-Peak We will start off with a tip I…

How to Get Healthy for Free

/ September 22, 2018

Most people I’ve met assume that in order to live a healthy lifestyle, you must spend more to get there. They envision fees mounting up for everything from the gym to their weekly food shop. However, I know it can cost nothing to adopt a healthy lifestyle and it’s entirely possible to get healthy for free. I actually spend less…

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…

How To Be Honest About Your Finances

/ June 6, 2018

The great thing about your bank account is that it is 100% private and it is your decision with whom you share that information. In this modern social media driven world, everyone knows everything about each other. In one of the novellas, Sherlock Holmes was able to conclude the wealth of a man by his hat. Nowadays, the richest of…

10 Tips For Selling on eBay

/ May 26, 2018

Making money on eBay from tat around the house has to be the best way to make money. You’re earing some extra cash and de-cluttering! For someone like me who is looking to buy a house soon, downsizing and making money ticks both boxes. There are plenty of sites these days to flog your items however eBay is arguably the…

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),…

5 Ways to Deal with the Strain of Saving

/ May 5, 2018

I’ve recently been feeling rather drained with almost 12 months of no holidays or treats and I’m honestly hitting a wall. My mental health is extremely important to me so I’ve been thinking of ways to reset my mindset to deal with the strain of saving. Below are 5 methods I use whenever I feel this and I’m sharing them…

10 Mystery Shopping Companies & Apps

/ May 2, 2018

I’ve worked in retail for nearly 15 years and have dealt with mystery shoppers many times – not that you know you’re dealing with them when they’re in your store! I remember feeling terrified finding out that we had just had a mystery shopper in and freaking out at what they were going to report back about me. Thankfully, I…

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…

How To Make A Little Extra Money This Month

/ December 6, 2017

Christmas can be very expensive! Besides setting a budget (and sticking to it), some of us need a little bit extra money to cope with Christmas. Below are my pro tips for making some pounds in December…

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 Climb Out of Debt | An Interview With A Recovered Debtor

/ November 3, 2017

Getting into debt is a long downward spiral that can seemingly have no end. One of my closest friends Mike fell deep into this spiral whilst we lived together in London. I witnessed him spend money he didn’t have, max out credit cards and borrow payday loans. But I also saw him bounce back, pay off all his loans and begin a…

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…