Why You Should Forget Everything You Learned About Child Saving
Apr05

Why You Should Forget Everything You Learned About Child Saving

I’ll never forget the day I turned 18, and was finally able to access the savings plan my parents had been paying into since I was born. Eighteen years of saving! It was going to be brilliant – I was about to get married (yes, really – five days later. And yes, we’re still married. So yah boo sucks to that thought you were just thinking) and had just bought a house (well, my older-and-actually-earning...

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Easy Steps to Repair a Credit Score with FREE ClearScore Coaching
Mar01

Easy Steps to Repair a Credit Score with FREE ClearScore Coaching

I’ve been meaning to sign up to ClearScore for a while now, ever since I saw a TV advert for them; ‘giving everybody access to their credit score and report for free, forever.’ I’ve been quite open in the past about our past issues with debt, and how we’ve worked incredibly hard to take back control and sort them. Having done it once, we’ll never let it happen again, and one of the biggest tools in...

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The 10 Most Popular Takeout Dishes
Feb28

The 10 Most Popular Takeout Dishes

Gone are the days when takeout was simply just pizza – you can order virtually any meal and have it delivered to you now. We are counting down the top 10 takeout dishes ordered, and our mouths are watering!   10 – Chow Mein   Noodles, bean sprouts, meat and veg – what else could you ever want? This dish is one of the most popular Chinese food requests. Chow Mein holds our number 10 spot for best takeout.   9 – Burgers...

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Oooh – bargain scarves! Joules have 25% off in their winter sale!
Feb10

Oooh – bargain scarves! Joules have 25% off in their winter sale!

Come on, we ALL Love a scarf. No matter what you’re wearing or where you’re going, no matter what your body size or how bad your hair day, a scarf makes things better. Thin summer scarves can be picked up for a song all year round, but really good, soft, warm-but-not-drowning you winter scarves will often dent the pocket a little. So when I spotted that Joules have a cheeky 25% off some of their remaining winter range, I...

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Do You Have All These Cold Weather Essentials In Your Family Car?
Feb06

Do You Have All These Cold Weather Essentials In Your Family Car?

Just as we thought the worst of the winter weather was behind us, lareg amounts of the country are forecast for ice & snow for the rest of the week. *actually February often has a winter sting in it’s tail. According to my Facebook ‘On This Day’ app a couple of days ago, this was what we were doing… I’ve been chatting to the folks at Confused.com about driving in cold winter weather – did you...

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Spotted – Don’t Touch Me Peasant!
Jan24

Spotted – Don’t Touch Me Peasant!

I know, we all love a good mug. I know I’m not alone in having a collection, because certain mugs are needed for certain drinks on certain days. And today is definitely the day for THIS little beauty.   Perfect, no? I found it in Frankly Noted’s rather perfect Etsy shop, and I neeeed it. Sadly they don’t ship the UK currently – but let’s start petitioning them to, yes? We need more of their mugs in...

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