Winterise Your Garden

Have you made your garden ready for winter yet? Read this steps below and make sure your garden is a place you can enjoy when the sun goes in…

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How To Make A Little Extra Money Before Christmas

Christmas can be very expensive! Besides setting a budget (and sticking to it), some of us need a little bit extra money to cope with Christmas. Below are my pro tips for making some pounds in December…

How to Have a Holly Jolly Low-Cost Christmas

Christmas can be a very expensive time but who says it should be? Shop savvy with these tips and celebrate the holidays with more money in your pocket than last Christmas…

My Gift List 2017

Inside are 6 of my favourite items on my Christmas list this year. What’s on yours?

Why Do British People Wear Poppies?

Today is Remembrance Sunday in England and we’ve all got our poppies. But do you know what we buy them for and where this tradition originated from?

My Bonfire Night 2017

Bonfire Night 2017 was spent at Trentham Gardens. Read about why I recommend this event and leave a comment about what you did this year!

How Much To Spend On Christmas Presents

Christmas is wonderful time but it can turn into an expensive one too. Every year my fiancé and I make a budget of what to spend on whom and every year we overspend. Well this year as we are saving for a house and wedding we are truly going to stay on budget. Here’s how you can too…

Save VS Splurge: Bonfire Night Edition

Bonfire Night is an odd holiday as we don’t ‘celebrate’ much (unlike Christmas) but we still gather together and have traditions such as fireworks and big bonfires. It can rack up however there are ways to make sure you’re not spending more than you have to when going out this year on Bonfire Night…

How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Like so many of you, the PSL has captured my heart. It’s sugary, delicious and expensive so goes against everything I believe in but I love it. Starbucks first introduced the drink in 2003 and it’s hard to ignore the desire, so I’ve put together a post on how you can get the yummy taste at cheaper prices and lower calorie options…

Party Planning: Hosting Halloween

Throwing a party – maybe your first party – can seem like an expensive and daunting task. Have a read below and hopefully by the end you’ll feel inspired to have a go yourself.  Follow these steps to keep your under £50 for everything…

Cheap Things to Do in Autumn / Fall

I’ve previously written a post on free things to do in Autumn / Fall but here’s my list of cheap activities to keep you active as it grows colder. Autumn is a great time to get stuff done around the house and outside. Don’t start your autumn without reading these ideas…

Packing List: Autumn / Fall Holiday

Autumn (or Fall to our American friends) is a very strange time of year where it’s not too cold to wrap up in laters but not too warm to bust out the summer gear. Therefore you should aim for somewhere in the middle with layers to add if it get’s too cold. Below is my packing list for travelling in the Autumn…

Save VS Splurge: Halloween Edition

It may seem slightly early but for myself there’s only 1 pay day between now and Halloween so if you were thinking about hosting a party it’s best to get the budget book out soon and take a look at these money-saving options…

Free Things to Do in Autumn / Fall

Free activites are really easy to find in the Summer but as the nights get shorter and the weather gets colder, it’s hard to find things to do for free. Below are 10+ free ideas to keep you socialising, living and experiencing this Autumn…