Mince pie taste test

Here at MSE Towers we always like to go the extra mile for our users, so our team of ‘pie-entists’ did a three-stage analysis on eight selected mince pies to bring you a winner this Christmas. The look, pastry and filling were the key areas and all pies were given a star rating and marked out of...

How two can eat out for £5ish

Have you got an Amex credit card and a Tastecard? Do you fancy a romantic meal for two (or even one) for about a fiver?  Try this nifty trick to eat out at independent restaurants for bargain prices. Amex is currently running a ‘Shop Small’ promotion, ending on Sunday 21 December, paying you £5 cashback when you spend...

Sniff out the best perfume gift set deals this Christmas

Buying perfume this Christmas? Well, the value of buying perfume gift sets containing extra smellies, rather than bottles individually isn’t something to turn your nose up at. Along with the perfumes themselves, these gift sets contain scented bubble baths and body or hand creams at little, or no extra cost. These items can soon stack up –...

‘Free’ Starbucks Latte with £2.50 bag of coffee

If the daily grind is getting to you and you feel like you’ve got a latte problems and the price of takeaway coffee makes you say ‘What the Frapp?!’, then you need to give this free Starbucks latte deal a shot. (Sorry, I just love coffee puns.) After spotting hmgr’s thread in the MSE forum told us...

Challenge: decorate your Christmas tree for £5

It’s easy to get carried away and spend too much money at Christmas. Like stuffing ourselves with mince pies and watching rubbish telly, it’s part of the tradition for many of us, but it doesn’t have to be. So I set myself the challenge of decorating our office Christmas tree for £5. The first place I thought...

Introducing… The MSE Christmas Deals Predictor

It’s not exactly a trade secret that Christmas tends to be a busy time for high street retailers. In order to compete for your hard-earned pounds, many stores save some of their strongest offers of the year for this six-week period before Santa arrives. For the second year running, we have tried to predict what the best...

EXPIRED – Trick: Get 20% off H&M, Pizza Express, Monsoon & Accessorize gift cards now, to use in Jan sales

Gift cards are rarely reduced because stores are afraid that people will take advantage and play the system. We’ve spotted a cracking deal at Tesco, so we’re going to take advantage and play the system! Until Sun 23 Nov, you can get 20% off selected Monsoon, Accessorize, H&M or Pizza Express gift cards IN STORE at Tesco...

£1 Disney Frozen merchandise – Exclusive: Poundworld spills the beans about what’s coming next

You probably heard about the stampede last week as a range of £1 Frozen merchandise put the Poundworld tills in meltdown, selling out in minutes. We’ve blagged some inside info for MoneySavers – by the end of this week, there’ll be EVEN MORE Frozen items up for grabs in pound shops. Here’s how to make sure you’re not left out...

EXPIRED – £7.50 champagne trick? Min 6 bottles (RRP £18)

Last week’s cracking champagne deal online at Sainsbury’s has got mostly better! The worst case scenario is you get a 75cl bottle of Antoine De Clevecy champagne for £10.50  – already the cheapest on the market. But newbies to Sainsbury.co.uk  may effectively get it for less with a bit of playing. Corking! (due to alcohol promo laws this doesn’t work in...

EXPIRED – Finish your pen and get a tenner

Feel like your pens are always running dry? Well, Bic has set the challenge to finish the ink in a Bic Cristal pen. If you can do it you’ll get a tenner as a reward – so get scribbling. Use up all the ink in your Bic Cristal pen and Bic will send you £10. Sounds easy...