After some very grey, wet and miserable weeks it’s time to get a bit more ‘Spring Summer 2014′. There have been some gorgeous nail looks accompanying the pick of the designer fashions, and I thought it would be fun to recreate these using options from the high street that punch well above their tiny price […]
It’s World Book Day today, so it is high time we had another book review. ...
Here’s a nice little offer I’ve just come across, in celebration of World Book Day ...
I’m not someone who responds to New Year resolutions, and tend to set my personal ...
As you might remember, I’ve been taking part in the Great British Budget challenge for the whole of February. To help with this process I’ve been using the budget planner tools from YourWealth, and thought you might be interested to know how that worked out. First of all, I set my budget for the month […]
As a freelancer, I usually try to avoid putting the heating on during days when I’m working from home. Unfortunately I’m also one of those people who gets really, really cold toes, so I jumped at the chance to try out some Heat Holders Originals socks (RRP £10.00) from SockShop. We also have a pair […]
Here’s an excellent competition to brighten up your February. Everyone who enters will win something, and there’s a main prize of a 12-month Tastecard membership for one lucky winner. If you haven’t tried Tastecard before, it’s a dining club card that’s accepted at thousands of restaurants. It can net you some top discounts, such as […]
If you’re sick of the rain, ready for the Spring to make a proper appearance, and in need of a little pick-me-up, here are a few beauty bargains that have recently caught my eye. They include pound shop bargains, low-cost dupes, new product launches, and special offers. First up, the heavy discount shop picks. Products […]
Yes, V-Day is upon us, and if you’re in a relationship then it’s nice to make a bit of an effort. Even if you’re skint. Things to seem to have been getting increasingly out of hand in recent years though – and should you really feel obliged to buy perfume and underwear and jewellery and […]
Right now, I have a streaming cold. Nice eh? Back in the day I would have spent £3.85 on a pack of those branded ‘Cold and flu’ drinks sachets, but now I’m better at reading the labels… What do you get in a sachet of this stuff? The most likely combination is: 500mg paracetamol (up […]
We haven’t had a review for a while, but I thought you might like to hear about my recent experience with Glasses Direct, the online glasses retailer. In January, I noticed that I was getting a little eye strain in one eye while I was wearing my glasses. It made me wonder whether my prescription […]