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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

  • Secret Savings Accounts and Relationships

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  • The Childcare Dilemma For Working Parents

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  • Thrift Plan Enjoy – Christmas 2023 Gift Guide – 5 Best Picks

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

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Money is a taboo subject for some people. But I want to be open and honest about this topic, in the hope I can achieve financial wellness and also help other people

Secret Savings Accounts and Relationships

My personal view on money Throughout my life, I’ve been fascinated by the relationships people have with money. As a generation who grew up with no money education at school, the way you value money…

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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 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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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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Reviewing 19 Products From The ASDA Just Essentials Range

As a family, we are not only hit with the current cost of living crisis, but also a series of events which negatively impacted our financial situation. Therefore, counting the pennies when we go food…

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5 Lessons About Gift Buying I Will Be Taking Into 2023

There is so much stress around the festive period. And I really felt it this year. Maybe it was the pressure of ‘playing Santa’ for a toddler, but I’m exhausted. And gift buying adds another layer…

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How To Reach Financial Wellness Using Reward & Cashback Apps

Before we dive into this post, I acknowledge nobody should have to write about this topic. However, whether we like it or not, most of us are facing financial difficulties at the moment. With the…

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6 Tips On How To Enjoy A Thrifty Christmas

With the cost of living crisis in full force, it’s time to find new and creative ways of saving the pennies. At this tough time, many people will face struggles they have never experienced before.…

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