Baileys Vs Aldi and Lidl Alternatives

Baileys Irish Cream is a Christmas booze staple for many of us but there are a couple of purse friendly alternatives worth trying namely those from budget supermarkets Aldi and Lidl but which of the three is nicest?
I invited 3 of my fellow Baileys loving friends round to taste test in my kitchen.

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Last Minute Gift Guide (small businesses & high street)

Welcome to my annual last minute Christmas gift guide! As always I try my best to include some fantastic low cost gifts from the high street along with some amazing budget friendly gifts from independent British businesses. It is so important to celebrate and give custom to creative and small businesses, so I encourage you to explore the shops and check out their fantastic talent. [Read more…]

IKEA Christmas Tree Deal (buy £25 tree get £20 voucher)

This IKEA Christmas Tree Deal is a pretty sweet deal if you’re in the market for a real Christmas tree. Simply spend £25 on a Christmas tree and receive a £20 Ikea voucher in return. It’s a simple as that.

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Tengi Review (FREE messaging app with prizes)

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“Download Tengi” my friend Amelia said “it’s like Whatsapp (our main method of communication) but you can win money.”

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What we learnt spending Christmas on a building site

Last year our house was full of tradespeople and come Christmas our house wasn’t in a secure enough state for us to leave it unattended. So sadly we couldn’t journey down south to spend the festive period with family as planned.

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Cleaning with Soda Crystals

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Soda Crystals are a staple in my cleaning cupboard, they are cheap, effective and better for the planet than many other cleaning products as they are 100% biodegradable. Here are my top thrifty tips for cleaning with soda crystals.

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