Hey! I’m Bronni, and I’m a blogger and personal finance writer. Kara asked me to write a guest post around beauty and saving money, I always love her tips, so here are some of mine!  Lately, I’ve been really into trying to reduce the single-use plastics I throw away every day. I’m also attempting to make a little bit of extra effort to recycle the waste plastics… View Post

  Did you know that more than three quarters of what is on eBay is actually brand new and not sold in an auction? I certainly didn’t. Well, not until the team at eBay got in touch after reading my latest Bargain Hunter column in The Metro. While I have written about eBay outlets in the past when I worked at The Telegraph, but it seems that in the last… View Post

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 to… View Post

Recently, I went to the movies and one of my friends offered to book our tickets as she could get 40% off all our passes with her workplace reward scheme. What further sweetened the deal was she could also hook us up with some cheap cinema snacks. As if it couldn’t get any better – the discount wasn’t only on set weekdays. She could buy low-cost cinema tickets any day… View Post

For Christmas this year, my husband kindly gave me an Amazon Echo – and so far, I love it. In fact, I wish I had one in every room. It’s great for listening to podcasts and my Audible audiobooks, plus the reminder function is very handy. Plus, now that my daughter is back at school and my home office is terribly quiet, it’s almost like Alexa is my new colleague,… View Post

As a parent, particularly as a mother, the lead up to Christmas can be fraught: there’s your children’s parties and nativities to attend, the classmates’ cards to write and the present shopping to be done. And this year, I cocked up. Not because of the last-minute revisions to my daughter’s letter to Santa, but somehow, I managed to buy duplicate items  not once, not twice, not even on three occasions. Yes,… View Post