13 FREE ways to relax, feel good & look after yourself

January can feel like the horrible hangover from Christmas – the weather’s drab and we’ve often less money in our pockets. We shouldn’t forget TLC should be an act of self-care and not just a band on our 90s nostalgia playlist. While I’m not a doctor or a guru, just a gal who learnt to appreciate life's simple pleasures, which we can easily forget, here are some of the ways I look after me for free...

10+ easy ways to learn something new for FREE

As we approach the final week of January, I wonder how many of us made a New Year's Resolution to learn a new skill and have already struggled to stick to it?

MoneySaving vegan meals – save up to 60% vs meat

In my 13+ years of veganism, I've often heard the myth that cooking vegan costs more – but in fact, meat-free meals can be much cheaper to make. I'm no professional chef, but I am a professional MoneySaver and cooking is a big passion of mine, so I'm going to show you some easy family dinner recipes including curry, burgers, and spag bol – with a tasty saving of up to 60% compared to the meat equivalent.

Cinema MoneySaving tips & tricks

Let's be honest, the cinema isn't the cheap date it used to be. If you want to check out the latest blockbusters on the big screen, it can set you back up to £18 for a ticket alone – more horrifying than a bad B-movie.

15 easy freebies that anyone can claim this January

Everybody's freeeeee to feel good. Which is why I've rounded up these 15 easy-to-nab freebies to get your year going off with a bang.

McDonald's MoneySaving hacks

There are hundreds of McDonald’s hacks articles online – usually all about merging multiple menu items to form ghastly new creations that’d make a MoneySaver's eyes water long before their mouth does. So I decided to think up a few of my own…

Ikea MoneySaving tips & hacks

If you’ve shopped at Ikea, you’ll know how easily costs can add up when you pop in for a specific item and leave hours later with a car full of cacti and scented candles. So here are our tips to make your Ikea visits more efficient – and cheaper – including freebies, shortcuts and how to ‘try before you buy’.

Vegan-friendly restaurant deals for 'Veganuary' 2020

If you're one of the record 350,000 people taking part in Veganuary 2020, or if like me you've been vegan for many years, chances are you like food. And animals. And the planet. So I've rounded up the best discounts in vegan-friendly restaurants to help you save money and animals this month. For more planet-saving tips, see our blogs on Sustainability.

Psssst! ‘SECRET’ Office & Schuh outlets flogging cheap, slightly blemished shoes - eg, £21 Puma trainers (norm £62)

Nothing beats the feeling of a new pair of shoes, but how quickly this can turn into heartache if they get scuffed the first time you wear them. So why not save yourself the misery (and some dosh) with a pair that isn't quite immaculate in the first place?

Fitbit MoneySaving tips & tricks

Fitness trackers and smartwatches have become popular accessories over the last few years. These days, they’re a lot more than a posh pedometer, but with increasing features have come increasing price tags – with some costing up to £250.