Friday Fix: New season dark butterfly print fashion

Time for some darkly delicious prints to ease you into the coming season’s fashions. The catwalks were filled with romantic and gothic-tinged insect patterns in sepia, burgundy and dark blue. The high street has done us proud with some very good looking butterfly prints to suit most budgets. Let’s start with some of the best […]

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Treat Time: The interview with Samantha Deane

Today’s interview is going to inspire anyone who wants to live better on their budget, or get out of debt. We’re also linking up with Work from Home Wisdom for some good steamy (and clean) treat time fun, and the link’s at the bottom of this article. It’s my great pleasure to introduce the wonderful […]

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Penny Choose: Makeup Revolution Iconic 3 palette

Today’s Treat Under a Tenner is very girly and gorgeous, and you get a serious helping of glamour for four of your Earth pounds. This product, to give it its full name, is the Makeup Revolution London Redemption Palette Iconic 3. You get a decent 14g of product, divided between 12 different coloured stripes. It’s […]

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Tenner Week Aug 2014: Lessons learned

Well, the last Tenner Week turned out to be very interesting indeed, and we’ve had some great people playing along with their own £10 budgets. What did we get out of it this time around? My total spend ended up being £7.67, so that was well within the budget. The only things I spent money […]

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DIY and decorating saviours

Here are some of my top recent picks and discoveries for making your home look great on a budget. First up, to improve or completely change the general ambience of any space with great ease, get some new lighting. For interesting design at very low prices my first stop is always the lighting department of […]

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Tenner Week Aug 2014: Day 7: Very lazy Sunday

Last day of this Tenner Week, and just in case you’re running out of cash, today’s going to be super easy and very relaxing. Welcome to Lazy Sunday. Today’s activity is to take it easy and give yourself a bit of a break for at least an hour or two. No need to rush around […]

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Tenner Week Aug 2014: Day 6: Stretch Out Sat

Today’s another opportunity to look after your physical wellbeing, and it’s a part of health and fitness that’s often forgotten or overlooked – but it’s very important. The activity for the day is to spend 20 minutes working on improving your level of flexibility. It isn’t something that can be completely changed overnight, but two […]

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