Jump Start May home week day 4

Jump Start May: Home Week: Day 4

It’s Day Four of Home Week today, as part of May’s Jump Start. The activity today is to get travel ready, and as promised there are a few things to try, most of which are completely free. First of all, let’s think about bags and luggage. Today you could: Get cases down out of the […]

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Jump Start May home week day 3

Jump Start May: Home Week: Day 3

Today’s thrifty activity is to get yourself properly picnic ready for the warmer months. I don’t know about you, but thinking about summery picnics always makes me feel cheery, and I like how it paves the way for heading out on adventures both large and small. Taking your own food and drink can be very […]

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Empty the Freezer Challenge 2016 Week 2 prawn lemongrass stirfry

Empty the Freezer Challenge: Week 2

It’s only the end of Week Two of the Empty the Freezer Challenge, but we seem to be flying through our list of food that needs to be used up to make some space in the freezer. The first meal (above) used up the last of the frozen prawns, and a handful of the frozen […]

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Jump Start May home week day 2

Jump Start May: Home Week: Day 2

Hello again, and welcome to Day Two of Home Week for Jump Start May. It’s Bank Holiday Monday here in the UK so there’s nothing too strenuous to do for this activity, it can be started in a few moments and then you can get back to relaxing during your day off. Today’s activity is […]

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Jump Start May home week day 1

Jump Start May: Home Week: Day 1

It’s the first week of Jump Start May, and Week 1 is Home Week. We’re going to get ready for summer by looking at what we already own, fixing it up and making the most of it. There’s at least one free option to try every day, and there are a few extra ideas that […]

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Early May Bank Holiday sales list uk Penny Golightly picks

May Bank Holiday sales list

Here’s my pick of the biggest and best early May Bank Holiday sales, including homewares, fashion and entertainment. Expect a few flash sales and more discounts to be applied on the Monday, as shops compete for your attention on your day off… Department stores Amazon UK – range of lightning deals, especially phones, tech & […]

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