Good deals come to those who wait, or so that saying goes. Throughout the year, retailers adjust their prices as demand for different items fluctuates, that’s why planning when shopping is crucial when looking for a bargain. Here is my guide to the best time of year to make your purchase.   JANUARY The January sales are known for bargain prices, but this is especially true when it comes… View Post

Every year, I hang up the same advent calendar that my best friend Jamie made me in high school more than 20 years ago. It’s moved with me many times over the years; from where I grew up in a small town in Nova Scotia, Canada to a couple of apartments during university. Eventually, it made its way all the way to England where it hung in several flats around… View Post

When on the hunt for a bargain, one of the first places most of us look is Amazon.co.uk – especially when Amazon Prime Day rolls around. But while the retail giant offers great discounts on thousands of products, sometimes you can find a cheaper offer elsewhere. For instance, some products may look like a bargain compared to the recommended retail price (RRP) – but chances are, few other retailers are actually… View Post

Forget the stereotype of the curtain-twitching pensioner keeping tabs on your comings and goings – a new wave of nosy neighbour is in town – and it’s not to grass on you for for breaking Covid restrictions. We aren’t counting how many people you have visiting in your home, we aren’t checking to see if you are isolating after your holiday in Europe – oh no! We are watching what… View Post