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    20 Ways To Treat Yourself Without Spending A Penny

    Treating yourself is great and all but you may think it’s hard to do when you don’t have a single penny to spare. You see celebrities and influencers on instagram having spa days, trips to Dubai and shopping trips in Harrods and you’re thinking “why can’t I have some of that!” it’s not fair and sometimes life isn’t fair. I do believe however that you can treat yourself in lots of different ways without having to spend a single penny, that’s right! You heard it hear first, I have created a list that you can start today. We all deserve to feel good about ourselves whatever is going on in…

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    10 Activities For Young Kids That You Need To Do This Autumn

    Summer is slowly becoming a distant memory, long gone are the warm evenings and day trips to the beach. Putting on shorts and a t-shirt every morning without even checking the weather and going without makeup because you would have sweated it all off by lunchtime anyway. You may be panicking that soft play is your only answer from now on in therefore I have created a list of 10 activities to enjoy this time of year and not one includes sitting in a smelly warehouse on an industrial estate (soft plays near me always seem to be there?!) Enjoy! Conker Collecting This is great fun for kids and it’s…

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    How to Make a Lip Scrub Without Spending a Penny

    Buying beauty products can be expensive and you don’t always know what ingredients they are putting into them. I believe in keeping it simple and of course, on a budget! The lip scrub that I have made is a lemon lip scrub but you can use any kind of essence or none at all if you want to keep it really natural. All you need is 3 simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen cupboards, these are: sugar, lemon essence (or other) and coconut oil (other oils are fine). You can create this cute little lip scrub for yourself or make a batch of them to give…

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    10 Tips For Enjoying A Night Out When You Barely Have Any Money

    On the rare occasions I do have a night out (and my god do I need them sometimes) I’m often sticking to a budget because quite frankly nappies and milk are more important these days than a double vodka and coke sadly. This doesn’t mean that’s its not possible to go out and enjoy yourself still (though a hangover with a toddler can be horrendous) and it’s also a great way to catch up with your friends and LET LOOSE. Being an adult can be bloody hard at times, we all have responsibilities and sometimes we just want to have fun and do something for ourselves for a change. I…

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    10 Great Ways To Food Shop On A Tight Budget

    Recent studies show that the UK is throwing away £13 billion worth of food each year with 4.4 million tonnes that could have actually been eaten. The average household in the UK threw away £470 of food in 2015 which not only generates 19m tonnes of greenhouse gases over its life time but just goes to show how much money we waste on food alone!. All of us can make smarter choices when it comes to how much we spend on our weekly food shop and how much we actually need. I am going to show you how I have learnt to stop buying food on a whim and tossing…

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    How I Managed To Save Money On Almost Everything

    Living costs these days are soaring and it can be an uphill battle to make ends meet when you have bills to pay, a social life to lead and little people that depend on you. Even if you do bring in a decent wage, do you really want to spend your hard earned cash unnecessarily? That TV subscription that you’ve used once this year or your gym membership which when you work out the “cost per go”, you are actually paying more than Madonna does her for PT. Think of all of the money you could save if you cut back on all the little spends, I know you’re thinking…