Welcome to my new readers. I’m Sam, a 30-something mummy & wife. Saving queen, thrift shopping expert. Currently carving out a work-life balance. Come say HELLO!



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Childminder VS nursery – Is putting your child in the nursery worth it? 

Part 5 of the Working Mum Mini-Series A little rant about childcare challenges in the UK There is no getting away from the fact childcare in the UK is expensive. And this makes it difficult…

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Latest Blog Posts

  • The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals & Discounts – 2023

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  • 5 Money Saving Tips That Work

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  • How Your Intuition Can Help You Make Smart Decisions

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  • How To Sell Preloved Items On Vinted

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The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals & Discounts – 2023

This weekend, I have taken advantage of some great Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals and Discounts – 2023. And I wanted to share them with you all. I openly share our financial struggles with…

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5 Money Saving Tips That Work

Welcome to the exclusive Money Saving blog post. This post was sent out to my subscribers earlier in October and it’s now time to share the details with you all. Want to get on the…

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How Your Intuition Can Help You Make Smart Decisions

How Your Intuition Can Help You Make Smart Decisions Ways in which Intuition draws us towards Smart Decisions When and how to trust your gut instincts Today I have another wonderful guest post to share…

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How To Sell Preloved Items On Vinted

Ad – I was always an eBay user until I saw other bloggers discussing Vinted. Like everyone else, I started by slowly listing all the preloved items I wanted to sell. Decluttering can be a…

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5 Benefits of Meal Planning to Save You Time & Money

I’ve been meal planning for our family for a while now. It allows me to plan for one week of meals only and usually enables me to narrow down the shopping list from what I…

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Gousto vs HelloFresh – Thrift Plan Enjoy blog

Following other bloggers, allows you to take advantage of some really great offers. I tried a HelloFresh box because I actually made money, with the cashback offer. Why not? When the recent Gousto offer came up. I…

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4 Reasons to Set Up Monzo Pots to Manage Your Finances

Both my hubby and I applied for a Monzo account a while ago. But it’s only recently we’ve started utilising the accounts to their full potential. And set up Monzo pots to manage our family finances.…

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5 Home Remedies to Deter Spiders and Bugs

It’s that time of year – bugs and spiders are about! Living by a canal is great, but bugs aren’t! For this reason, I have my home remedies to eradicate them from the house. Here is…

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5 Stationery Items I Get Excited About Buying

I’ve always had an obsession with quirky stationery. I can’t really explain the feeling. It just makes me happy and excited. I used to love Paperchase and I recently went in a Smiggle. The overriding…

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How To Pick Your Bedroom Colour Scheme and Why It Matters

AD – First of all, let’s ask whether the colour you choose for your bedroom, actually matters. Well, the answer is, yes it does. Colour has been proven to have an impact on our mood.…

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