If you read this blog regularly then you’ll probably know that I recently bought my two boys a waterproof coat each to keep them warm and dry during the wet and windy winter months. When I was about to pay for them, the helpful shop assistant asked if I had the right detergent to wash them in?
When our kids first start school we soon realise that it can actually cost a small fortune to get them kitted out with all of the right stuff. One of the most important (and sometimes expensive) items that we have to buy are their school shoes. But with such a wide variety of options to choose from, finding the right balance of quality versus price can be quite a challenge. So, I thought that I would share with you my latest experiences and hopefully how I finally found the right shoes at the right price for my two young boys! [Read more…]
Shopping on a budget can be a really tricky thing to master. Once you do wrap your head around it and view it as more of a lifestyle choice than a boring restriction, however, it can be a very useful life skill to have. But how can shopping on a budget be made simple? Here are my 3 top tips!
On Friday 7th October the British pound sterling suffered its largest drop since June 24th 2016 when the UK voted to leave the EU, as it fell by 6% in just two minutes. At one point it hit its lowest level since 1985 when the mining strike was going on and the pound was valued at $1.0520, though this time its trading price of $1.1819 was a little higher. [Read more…]
On average, women in the UK spend around £34,000 on shoes in a lifetime. This is as much as a deposit on a house! Now, this statistic just seems absolutely crazy to me, but that’s only because I don’t have a wardrobe overflowing with shoes. But even so, there is a great way to save money on some of your shoes if you have small feet, shopping in the junior section! [Read more…]