I like luxury beauty products as much as the next girl. I blame it on years of charity staff sales at The Telegraph. When the magazine staff would gather up all their leftover samples, dump them out on a table and let us snatch up brands such as Chanel, Givenchy and MAC for just £1 a product. You can imagine the horror I felt when one night I left my gym kit – and cosmetic bag!… View Post

    It’s a fact – people who set savings goals save faster than those who don’t. What’s more, figures from NS&I show that people who have a have a financial focus save up to £550 a year more than people who don’t. If you have been meaning to save more, but just can’t seem to find the cash, here are five ways to set a financial goal and ensure that you achieve it.  … View Post

  Since the start of 2018, I have been writing the Bargain Hunter page in The Metro newspaper. Each week I pull together ten handy money-saving hacks – and it has proven so popular, I thought I would share some of my favourites. Do you have any clever ways to cut costs? 1 Ex-display footwear for a fraction of the cost Fancy a new pair of red Hunter wellies for… View Post

    It seems everyone is at it these days. I’m doing it at least once – sometimes twice – a week, several of my friends claim that it has “changed their lives”; even my husband thinks it’s the best thing since the sliced bread. But it’s not the latest health craze that we are all obsessed with, oh no. It just seems that we’ve all caught a case of… View Post

  It’s not long until the summer holidays kick off, and the thought of planning six whole weeks of entertaining can feel daunting. We spend our summers at home in Nova Scotia, Canada, but don’t worry – I’ve pulled together a list of eight cheap and cheerful – and often free! – things you can do in the UK to keep your little ones busy over July and August. What… View Post

    Savvy shoppers know that in order to get the best bargain, it is all about getting the timing right. But did you know that what day of the week you buy impacts the price too? Here is your guide to the the best days of the week to buy just about anything.   SUNDAY If you fancy a bit of a boozy brunch, head to Las Iguanas and… View Post