Saving Money

Countdown to Christmas: Reverse Advent

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A reverse advent box is an idea I saw on Pinterest earlier in the year when I was planning our Christmas. Advent is a time for reflection on the run up to Christmas and this is a great time to remind ourselves of how fortunate we are. Although each year we normally have a big […] Read more…

Countdown to Christmas: Black Friday

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If you’ve got this week’s Black Friday and next week’s Cyber Monday sales etched onto your family’s calendar then you still have time to do your homework to get the best deals around. For most retail items, its well documented that prices gradually start to rise from early October. That said there are definitely still […] Read more…

Countdown to Christmas: Small Business Gift Guide & Giveaway!

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Whilst many of you might already be planning what you’re going to be buying during the Black Friday and Cyber Weekend sale, I want to promote the great work local businesses do on the run up to Christmas – especially by work from home parents in this Gift Guide. Not only are these mums and dads making […] Read more…