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Clutter free Christmas gift ideas

Is it possible to have a clutter free christmas? Minimalism and decluttering seem to be a hot topic on social media and a lot of the debt free community on Instagram -myself included – are big fans of decluttering. Whether it’s for reselling for cash on eBay, to get rid

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31 Awesome UK Money Saving Christmas Hacks

It may be October, but I’ve been chatting to other bloggers about their best UK money saving Christmas hacks in order to get prepared for the big day. After all, is it ever too early to save money for Christmas? Even though I am the type of person who despairs

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last minute christmas gift ideas

Last minute Christmas Gift ideas under £20

I’m usually pretty organised with Christmas shopping. I set money aside automatically with Plum all year, and I take advantage of Black Friday deals to get the bulk of my present buying done before December hits. However, I can also relate to that last minute panic of realising you’ve forgotten

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small business gift guide


This post contains affiliate links. This means that I may receive a small commission Although this includes some businesses I am already an affiliate or Brand Ambassador for, I have also included some of my personal favourite small businesses and also reached out on social media in order to help

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boxing day sales 2019

Boxing Day Sales 2019: HOW I SAVED OVER £130

If you are a regular reader of my blog you’ll know I always take advantage of the post Christmas sales both online and in person and try and maximise the value of what I’m buying. I have really scaled down buying clothing over the past couple of years as I

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