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Posted 14:12 Tuesday, May 15, 2012 In: Cheapskate

Fabulous darling! – Cheapskate’s guide to clothes

Anyone old enough to remember The Multi-Coloured Swap Shop is old enough to have at least three decades of bad clothes choices in their wardrobes. Beth Davies ’fesses up…

Posted 23:24 Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 In: Cheapskate

Cheapskate’s guide to children’s parties

We all want to give our children a magical birthday but this doesn’t have to mean taking out a second mortgage to cover the cost of employing the Moscow State Circus for the entertainment or Gordon Ramsay for the catering! Being a mother of five I do know a thing or two about children’s parties. Being a mother of four children whose birthdays fall within a month of each other I also know a thing or two about keeping the cost down!

Posted 19:04 Monday, Mar 19, 2012 In: Cheapskate

Cheapskate’s guide to weekly household shopping

Food and household goods are usually at the bottom of everyone’s calculations when trying to work out a budget. However, it’s surely the most important bit; if the fridge is empty in my house it’s the first thing everyone makes a noise about.

Posted 18:58 In: Cheapskate Tags: supplement

Thrifty? frugal? stingy? whatever!

I don’t care what people call it. I love a bargain and absolutely hate feeling I have been ripped off.

Posted 18:19 In: Cheapskate Tags: supplement
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