Christmas can easily become the most expensive time of the year, but there are plenty of ways to make your pennies and pounds go further in the run-up to the festive season. In this post, I am going to share my tips for being extra thrifty over the Christmas period so you’ll be quids in by January 1st.
Today I have Guest Post from Claudia, also known as Claude, who is a costume maker and lover of all things vintage. She is completely obsessed with vintage and retro fashion styles and loves all eras, from the Renaissance to the New Romantics. Claudia’s personal style is something she likes to call 1940s Land Girl and she loves the wartime theme of make do and mend – definitely something we could all do a little more of!
If you’re thinking it’ too late to save money on Christmas you’d be wrong. Even though the big day is a mere few weeks away there is still plenty you can do to save some cash in the run up to the big day. This post contains my ultimate list of Last Minute Christmas Savings ideas – from gifts on super tight budget to saving money on the all important big Christmas food shop.
The cheapest place to get sweets can really vary depending on what offers are available, the time of year etc. Most sweets have a pretty long shelf life so it’s perfectly okay to stock up at Halloween or Christmas for your summer wedding or party. In this post, I am going to share the cheapest places to buy sweets for a DIY Sweet table.
All the best Black Friday Deals in one place.
Black Friday is an American tradition that’s gradually made its way across the Atlantic to our shores. In the USA Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving and was when lots of people would start their Christmas shopping. Shops started cottoning on to this and now have huge sales and discounts to try and encourage us to part with our hard earned cash.
New ideas for making extra cash are always welcome here at Savvy in Somerset – whether it’s to buy Christmas presents, to put towards a summer holiday or to pay off a credit card bill, most people can find a use for a few extra pounds. And those few extra pounds could already be lurking in your purse or wallet, unused, unloved and forgotten about.