Archive | July, 2017

Empty The Freezer Challenge 2017 Week 2 EmptyThe FC Penny Golightly

Empty the Freezer Challenge 2017: Week 2

We’re into the second week of the Empty the Freezer Challenge, where I’m trying to use up all our oldest frozen foods while they’re still edible. Some of it’s been hanging around for a while, and it’d be good to clear some space for all the fruit and vegetables we’ve been growing in our kitchen […]

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How to style the cactus home trend on a budget

Some of you have been asking for cost conscious home makeover ideas, so I’ll be bringing out a few guides over the next few weeks. Today’s a quick and fun makeover using accessories, making the most of the cactus theme that’s set to continue right into your Christmas decorations! Picture above, left to right, top […]

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Sleek makeup free gift with purchase, worth £15

** EDITED TO ADD: This offer is no longer going to run at Boots as originally stated, but it’s definitely still on at Superdrug. Enjoy! ** Beauty bargain hunters will be pleased to hear that Sleek makeup is doing an excellent new makeup offer at Superdrug from 2nd August onwards, while stocks last. They’re giving […]

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Empty The Freezer Challenge 2017 Week 1 EmptyTheFC Penny Golightly

Empty the Freezer Challenge 2017: Week 1

It’s been a week since the start of my 2017 Empty the Freezer Challenge began, and we’ve been trying to make the most of it here at Golightly Gardens. If you’d like to know a bit more about the challenge, you can have a quick look at last week’s post about it. To start with, […]

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Golightly Gardens kitchen garden diary July 2017 grow your own gardening

My July kitchen garden update

July is always a productive time in a kitchen garden or on an allotment, and this year it’s been especially good, mainly due to the warm weather and bright sunshine. I can’t take too much credit for the the good crops because I started the season a bit late and have fewer plants than last […]

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Empty the Freezer Challenge July 2017 EmptyTheFC Penny Golightly

A new Empty the Freezer Challenge for 2017

It’s time for a new thrifty challenge – want to join in? This month I’m trying to cut my grocery bills and clear some space in the freezer, so it’s time for some good ol’ listin’, plannin’ and eatin’. Let’s empty that freezer! My main aim is to make some room in there for this […]

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2 week spending diary and analysis with Scottish Friendly

My 2-week spending diary & analysis

Putting money aside on a regular basis is one of the best ways to build up your net worth over time – but where are you supposed to find the money for this? While it’s not possible for everyone, many of us who don’t currently have savings and investments could start to build them up […]

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Girly pampering competition

Competition time: Win a girly pampering kit

It’s time for a new competition, yay! This time we have a great big girly pampering kit up for grabs, featuring bath goodies, skincare, makeup and plenty of handy travel items for your handbag. This would be the perfect prize for anyone who needs to have a bit of a treat – maybe that’s you? […]

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Amazon Prime Day 11 July 2017 offers

Look out for Amazon Prime Day deals on 11th of July

The 11th of July is going to be Amazon’s third annual Prime Day, an event that’s being described as a members-only sale to rival Black Friday. Subscribers can expect hundreds of thousands of offers, new deals starting every five minutes, short term Lightning Deals, and special offers across everything included with Prime—from music and video […]

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