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Penny Golightly treats of the week under a tenner 13th Feb

Five things I’m loving this week: 13th February

I’ve been having a fairly quiet week after a resurgence of this weird virus, but I’m definitely on the mend now. Probably. Anyway, I’ve been taking it easy and having a little bit of TLC which is reflected in this latest roundup of thrifty treats and handy finds. First up we have my review of Makeup […]

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Things I love this week early February 2018

Five things I’m loving this week: 5th Feb 2018

The nights are getting lighter, but it’s still a little cold and dark for my liking, so I’ve been looking out for a few affordable treats here and there. These are some recent finds and a rediscovered old favourite or two that have been cheering me up recently. First up we have Itsu’s new vegetable […]

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How to rescue those January goals

When January resolutions go off the rails…

Did you know that approximately 80% of New Year resolutions fail by the second week of February? That’s an awful lot, isn’t it? However, recent events have had me thinking about ways to get those resolutions up and running again. I’ve been a bit quieter than usual lately because I’ve caught a weird bug and […]

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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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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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Christmas prep in December thrifty preparation

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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Unisex gift guide gender neutral clothing ungendered shoes non binary Christmas 2017

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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Unisex christmas gift guide 2017

Unisex gift guide: Skincare, fragrance, bath & body

Time for another unisex gift guide for Christmas 2017! Yesterday we looked at accessories, jewellery & watches, in case you missed it. Today’s all about top quality and good value skincare, plus the best shared fragrances. Skincare is skincare, and the same basic principles apply whatever your gender, so we’ll be starting off with skincare […]

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