A Beginner’s Guide To Thrift Store Shopping

A Beginner’s Guide To Thrift Store Shopping

As a novice thrift store shopper do you feel overwhelmed?  We created this beginner’s guide to thrift store shopping to help everyone feel confident when walking into a thrift store.  Some of the top comments we hear from newbies are:  “I never find anything.”, “Where do I start?”, and “This is overwhelming!”. [Read more…]

A student guide to online food shopping

Online Food ShoppingDoing your food shop online has plenty of benefits: you needn’t remove your behind from the couch, there’s far less chance of your stomach dictating what goes in your trolley, it’s all laid out in front of you in a marvellously organised fashion and you can compare items across all the major supermarkets on sites like MySupermarket.

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Eating on the cheap

Eating on the cheap

Whether you’re a naturally thrifty soul or a big spender, the amount we spend on feeding our families and ways to reduce that sum are giving us all food for thought. [Read more…]

Our Thrift Adventure!

Our Thrift Adventure!

The phone rings, “What are you doing?”  This is code for, “Do you want to shop?”   Wanting to change up our thrifting routine this week, we decided to follow our tip #9, visit multiple thrift stores in one shopping trip, they’re usually near each other.  Spicing it up even more, we put a 30-minute time limit on each store to see what we could find.  We didn’t necessarily look for stuff we wanted to purchase, but focused more on finding things to share with you guys to show you that you can almost always find something at most thrift stores.

TIP #9: Pick an area of town and go to 3-4 thrift stores since they are often near each other. (11 [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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First Impressions: SENTIDO Lanzarote Aequora Suites with Thomas Cook

“We’re off to Lanzarote next week” I told my friend when she asked my plans for the coming weeks.
“Oh really?” she replies “I suppose it will be warm in November but isn’t it a bit…you know…Lanza-grotty”
“I haven’t been but the photos online look amazing. Have you been then?”
“No, No I haven’t but isn’t that what Monthy Python said?” [Read more…]