Christmas should be a time for joy, celebration and good cheer. But the extra financial pressures mean the festive season often leaves many feeling the pinch.
StepChange Debt Charity have launched their #ChristmasDebt campaign to highlight the Real Cost of Christmas, spread some extra cheer and share some insights on how to cope with the Yuletide pressures. Joe from StepChange shares 7 top tips for a fun and thrifty Christmas.
Here’s how I am giving gifts without spending a fortune…
This weekend was absolutely brilliant; not only was it my thirty-first birthday, it was also Poppy’s tenth birthday! I celebrated like most thirty-somethings with some retail therapy, a few drinks and a spot of lunch. My birthday shopping and dining had a retail value of around £130… However, me being me, I had a few tricks up my sleeve and got £90 worth of that for FREE!
This is a brilliant little hack that is perfect for creating a special gift for Mothers Day, birthdays or for Bridesmaid proposals. My Thrifty trick costs just 89p and looks brilliant… Continue reading “Thrifty Thursday – How to Create a Gift Hamper for Less!”
Shane and I don’t really celebrate valentines day although we have done in the past. Instead, we use it as an excuse to eat some lovely food and drink a bit of wine. If you did want to mark the occasion but don’t want to fork out loads, here are ten things you can do for under £10!
I am nearly at the end of a long journey of saving to buy my first house with my partner Shane! I’ve always loved a good bargain but I’ve stepped up by game to be able to save for a deposit on a house. Here’s a few of the things I do to help save money.