Save Money on your car maintenance this winter

How to save money on your car maintenance this winter

The festive season is all fun and games; it’s the perfect time for catching up on quality time with your nearest and dearest but it is also often extremely expensive. With a constant stream of guests, fridges to fill, parties to attend and presents to buy, your spends can really start to rack up so it’s even more important than ever to do everything you can to avoid any unforeseen financial surprises. One of the biggest culprits for curtailing your seasonal spirit is car troubles, especially during the chilly months.

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Secret santa gifts on a budget

Secret Santa Christmas gifts on a budget

Everyone loves Christmas but all the preparations can be exhausting.  Who has time for all the shopping, wrapping and preparation it entails.  I have to admit that used to fill me with dread the “Secret Santa” challenge.  Buy a present for a colleague in the office on a budget without causing a major breadown in relations.   It can be so difficult to buy a gift for someone you don’t know very well, and maybe don’t even like that much !   This is where the #sdfiverchallenge comes in – why not take the stress out of the shopping with a choice of £5 gifts from sports direct online.  Get your presents sorted without even leaving the comfort of your favourite sofa.   (more…)

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Work from Home or Office ?

Do you want to work from home or work from the office?

I remember before we had our daughters, whenever I heard anyone tell me that they “Work from home” I was immediately jealous. I used to commute for an hour to and from work, during which time it would be a lottery whether I got a seat on the train. I would then be faced with a colleague that couldn’t talk on the phone properly but shouted instead and another co-worker that needed a new keyboard frequently because she would hit the keys so loudly when typing. The distractions were frequent and often in the office, I still shake my head now in disbelief when I think about how we managed to get so much work done.

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