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The best value Christmas drinks for 2017

Stocking up your fridge and drinks cupboard for Christmas and New Year 2017? Yesterday we had my massive list of the best value festive foods, and today we’re moving on to look at the best value seasonal drinks. It can often be tricky to work out whether you’ve bagged a bargain or not, and spending […]

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My MASSIVE list of best value Christmas food 2017

You could spend an almost infinite amount on Christmas food and drink in this country, but spending a lot isn’t always a guarantee of getting the best groceries. Many budget and mid-priced ranges fare better than premium brands and ultra-premium own brand products – so it can all get a little confusing – when exactly […]

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My decadent home Christmas wish list

My decadent home wish list

As the nights draw in, I’ve been looking for some home updates that make a night off a total pleasure. This season I’m in the mood for some deliciously decadent lounging, and here’s my ultimate home wish list. Much of this is designer looks at high street prices, or designer collaborations with department stores, but […]

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Christmas prep in December

We’re into the final stretch for the festive season, so here’s the countdown for our remaining thrifty Christmas prep, whether you’re doing a traditional, homemade or minimalist one this year. If you haven’t done anything at all yet, don’t panic – there’s still time to get everything done. Just follow these simple steps: Set a […]

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Saving money on contact lenses with Vision Direct

We’re all looking for new ways to save money without compromising on quality right now, and that includes looking after our eyes. I’ve written about saving money on glasses and prescription sunglasses before, and today I’m going to be looking at ways to save big when you’re buying contact lenses. I used to get my […]

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Unisex gift guide: Clothes & shoes

Time for one more round of unisex Christmas gifts, this time it’s clothes and shoes that’d make good presents. Unisex / ungendered clothing and footwear aren’t entirely new. For example, many flat shoes, boots and trainers from specific brands have always been unisex. However, many high street retailers are branching out with new gender neutral […]

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