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Stop Getting Spendy: Three Areas to Cut Back on Financially

Managing money can be tough, regardless of what we earn most of us can feel the pinch now and again. ‘Too much month at the end of your money’ is common, and special occasions like Christmas and summer holidays can leave us catching up for weeks or months after. It’s important to be smart with […] Read more…

Save Money With Lyons Coffee Bags

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It’s been five years since I’ve drunk caffeine, but I still find a pick-me-up at the bottom of a coffee cup. That’s why I was intrigued to try out Lyons coffee bags. I’d never had coffee in a bag but as a big fan of simplicity, convenience and anything that will keep my work surfaces […] Read more…

Zero Waste Week: 5 Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

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So What is Zero Waste Week? It’s an annual awareness campaign which encourages you to throw less stuff away. Have you ever even thought where “away” actually is? Well, it’s either a landfill site where things hang around for hundreds of years, possibly causing toxic pollution. Or “away” is an incinerator or bottom of the […] Read more…

How to Have a Champagne Lifestyle on a Lemonade Budget

Occasionally I get a raised eyebrow from my Dad and he just can’t help himself and exclaims, “That’s not very thrifty!” This tends to be when I’ve booked a weekend away for Rich and I, or upgraded my computer to a Mac, or even when I’ve treated us all to a Pizza Express meal. It […] Read more…