Archive | December, 2017

Jump Start January 2018 weekly schedule

Jump Start January 2018 schedule

Hi there. This is a reminder that a brand new mini Jump Start January challenge will be starting on Monday the first of January, 2018. The theme will be ‘Boost your happiness and wellbeing‘, and I hope you can join us for a free seven-day programme with something new to try every day. Happiness and wellbeing […]

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Christmas leftover recipes turkey and cranberry mayo sandwich

This year’s Christmas leftovers ideas

Last year we had a big list of ideas for all kinds of festive leftover foods – you can find that here if you’re interested – so this time around I thought I’d share exactly what we’re up to with our Christmas leftovers at Golightly Gardens. To begin with, we planned our food shopping fairly […]

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Boxing day sales New Year sales list Winter sales 2017 2018

The big New Year and Boxing Day sales list

The Boxing Day and New Year Sales have started early this year, which might be convenient for anyone who wants to do a little last minute Christmas shopping or pick up a new party dress. Most of the shops are now referring to their discounts and offers as The Winter Sales, no idea why, but […]

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New Year challenge Tenner Week and Jump Start from Penny Golightly

Save the Date: New mini Jump Start & New Tenner Week

So here’s a little heads up for you: there will be two new challenges coming to this site in January. The first will be a mini seven-day Jump Start challenge, and the second one will be a brand new Tenner Week budgeting challenge. The arrival of the New Year is the perfect time to shake […]

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My decadent winter boho wishlist fashion and beauty pic

My decadent winter boho glam wish list

If you’ve finished all your Christmas shopping, you’re allowed to buy yourself a little treat or two, right? Well, that’s what I always end up deciding anyway. Ahem. Seeing as I’ve been pulling out all the stops by finding a hundred and one fabulous bargains for everyone in the last few weeks, I’m going to […]

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Worthwhile last minute Christmas gifts that are useful and helpful

Last minute gifts that keep on giving

Do you want to really make your Christmas gifts count this year? Here are a few ideas for things you can pick up right at the last minute – some of them as late as Christmas morning itself – that could make a positive contribution to your giftee’s health, wealth and happiness over the coming […]

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Stocking filler ideas for foodies food gift guide

Stocking filler ideas for foodies

Stuck for present ideas for your foodie friends and family? Have no fear, I’ve put together a last minute Christmas gift guide for stocking fillers for the food fans in your life. If you like the look of any of these tasty treats, remember not to leave it too late. Allow for postage times, or […]

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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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