Zero Waste, Eco-Friendly, Charitable & Money-saving Advent Calendar Ideas

Are you looking to be more charitable, frugal, or eco-friendly in your advent calendar options? Read my ideas for Charity Advent Calendars, Virtual Advent Calendars, DIY Advent Calendars & Reusuable Advent Calendars.

Best Places to Buy & Sell Second Hand Items & Unwanted Gifts

Ever wondered the difference between a car boot sale and a swap meet, or a thrift store and a charity shop. Here are some of the best places to buy or sell second hand items and unwanted gifts.

Car Boot Sale Tips for Buyers – How to Find the Best Car Boot Sale Bargains!

Read my car boot tips for buyers including extra precautions to take in the current climate.

Car Boot Sale Tips for Sellers – How to Have a Successful Car Boot Stall!

Have a successful car boot sale by reading my top tips for sellers . Having sold at car boot sales for many years myself, I can help you avoid any costly or stressful mistakes.

When Can Car Boot Sales Open & How Will They Operate Safely?

Since the opening of outdoor markets was announced, people are asking when can car boot sales open. Find out how the top boot sales will operate safely.

15 Environmentally Friendly & Money Saving Ways for Moving House

Tips for decluttering and finding the most eco friendly ways to move house, from using recycled packaging to finding a budget house moving company.

Car Boot Tales: The Daft & The Curious by Paul J Rose – Book Review

Book review of Car Boot Tales, The Daft & The Curious, a humourous look at car boot sales from someone who has experienced them as a buyer and seller. You can also find my tips for how to survive your own car boot sales.

How To Plan a USA Road Trip Holiday – Over 70 Useful Tips to Help You!

Planning a USA road trip or holiday? Here is everything you need to know. I've set out over 70 of my best tips for you! Happy road tripping.

How to Use Cashback Apps & Websites to Save Money & Get Free Cash

I have written about how I am a savvy shopper and use couponing, loyalty cards and cashback apps to save money and get the best deals from my grocery shopping. Well, I also use the cashback websites Quidco and TopCashback to save money and get free cash back from all online purchases including our insurances, household services, … Continue reading How to Use Cashback Apps & Websites to Save Money & Get Free Cash

Tips & Money Saving at Tea and Cake for the Soul

Lots of money saving and household tips, many of which are kinder to the environment.

Free Christmas Reads on Amazon Kindle – Book Reviews

A selection of free Christmas fiction books available on Amazon Kindle, mostly from the women's fiction, romance and chick lit genres.

15 Free & Budget Ways to say Thank You to Teachers

Christmas is a time of huge expense for most families. In recent years it has become customary to buy gifts for teachers. As a former teacher myself, I can assure you that it is not expected or necessary.  It doesn't have to cost anything to show gratitude so I have listed 15 free and budget … Continue reading 15 Free & Budget Ways to say Thank You to Teachers

How we Saved over £1000 when Renewing our Home & Car Insurance

Unfortunately, there is no reward for loyalty when it comes to renewing your car or house insurance and your premium will usually rise considerably each year if you stay with the same company. It is a little time-consuming, but with a bit of work, there are big money savings to be made when you know … Continue reading How we Saved over £1000 when Renewing our Home & Car Insurance

Flagship Patriot Jet Speedboat & San Diego Harbor Cruises

I had ummed and ahhed about going on Flagship’s Patriot jet speedboat ever since I came across a YouTube clip. I was researching new activities to do in San Diego and thought that it looked like fun. The thing is I'm scared of deep water and I don't like boats. Hey, I even feel sick … Continue reading Flagship Patriot Jet Speedboat & San Diego Harbor Cruises

How I Successfully Gave Up Smoking for Good

After smoking most of my life, I stopped when my doctor gave me a shocking diagnosis. Read on my for my story along with my tips of how to successfully give up smoking.

Free & Cheap Things to Do in Mudeford & Christchurch Dorset

Have a read of my recommendations of free and cheap things to do in Mudeford and Christchurch Dorset, along with where to stay and where to eat.

An Afternoon in & Around Poole Quayside

Are you planning a trip to Dorset. Read on to find out what Poole quayside has to offer its visitors, where to shop, eat and visit, including lots of free and cheap things to do.

Free & Cheap Things to Do in London

A selection of the best free and cheap things to do in the City of London that includes the capital's historic landmarks, street art, museums, parks, gardens, walking tours and more. Find out how to get the best deals on attraction tickets for a cheaper day out.

How To Get Free & Cheap Books Legally

Encourage a love of reading for all with these ideas of how to get free and cheap books legally whilst still supporting authors.

How to Survive a Car Boot Sale

How to survive a car boot sale. Frequently asked questions and top tips for buyers and sellers.