DIY Wedding Flowers

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According to Hitched.com, the average cost of wedding flowers is £1200-£1500! To keep costs down I’ve decided to buy artificial and to make my own bouquet. My total cost for all our wedding flowers was a very Thrifty £70!

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Thrifty Clair’s Top Ten Birthday Freebies!

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To celebrate ThriftyClair.com turning 2, I have decided to share a list of what I think are some of the best birthday freebies!

Takeaway vs Fakeaway

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We all have those times when we don’t want to have to cook and fancy a takeaway as a treat. It can be extremely expensive, especially when you’re trying to save money. I’ve found the best way to resist wasting money on a takeaway is to get a meal deal.

Here’s my favourite meal deals that are available right now…

Boots Bargain Beauty Buy

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I love a bit of deal stacking and this is a brilliant one that a few people have asked me to share. It perfect for stocking up on beauty products or an ideal gift for Mothers day. You need to be quick though as this deal ends Monday 11th March!

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Big Day for 5K!

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Did you know that the average cost of a UK wedding currently stands at a whopping £30,355! It’s great if you can afford to spend, but if you don’t you can still have the day you want on a smaller budget…

Savvy Shopping – Beating the Supermarket

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It’s not a coincidence that the bread and milk are nowhere near each other in the likes of Asda, Tesco and even Lidl. The idea is you have to navigate a labyrinth of temptation just to get that much-needed pint of milk and loaf of wholemeal bread.

That’s because supermarkets are designed to make you spend more! If you’re savvy enough, you can avoid paying more than you need to.

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