christmas shopping 2019

Christmas shopping 2019: How I saved over £250

Christmas shopping 2019: How I saved over £250 If you regularly read my posts or follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that Christmas shopping is something I plan for in advance in order to take advantage of Black Friday offers and other promotions and you can read more about the

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6 Things I stopped buying at Christmas to save money

Christmas is always an expensive time, and many of us end up going overboard with spending in a mad panic in the build up, even if we have been carefully organised beforehand. Despite the fact that I save up for Christmas throughout the year via Plum , I am definitely still

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budget the christmas food shop

How to budget your food shop this Christmas

One of my most popular posts is the ways I save money on my grocery shop, because people are always surprised to discover just how little we spend on food without making much of a sacrifice about what we want to buy. With that in mind, I wanted to share

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Get the best out of Black Friday (and avoid the worst)

Black Friday – you either love it or hate it. Personally, the first couple of years it became a “thing” over here I thought it was absolutely ridiculous. People had been whipped into a frenzy after seeing viral footage of shops in America in past years, and some of our

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Save money on Christmas NOW

Save money on Christmas NOW November is already here, and if you haven’t done anything to prepare for the C word yet, do not despair! In an ideal world you will already have money budgeted, but I know this isn’t always the case. So what can you do to save

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