Know a ‘Directioner’? Get them gifts on the cheap by picking up official £1 1D branded items

One Direction are the biggest boy band in the world — their following is so huge their loyal fans have become known as ‘Directioners’. If you know a Directioner or are one yourself, and want to make them happy this festive season, 1D items are a sure bet. I noticed on a recent visit to my local...

EXPIRED – Find out what’s in the Next sale before it starts

Rumours are rife that the Next sale is going to start this weekend. So here’s my trick on how to spot what’s going to be discounted, and by how much, before it’s even been announced. Ever looked at a price tag, seen a handwritten number and letter sequence, and wondered what it meant? Well, those markings could give...

Make your toddler’s first shoes last longer

Have you just bought shoes for your child and they’ve have had a sudden growth spurt? Well, if you bought them from Clarks you’re in luck – it’ll replace your tot’s first shoes if they grow out of them within six weeks. After talking to parents in the office and asking around on Twitter, I discovered it...

EXPIRED – Buy £1.50 frozen pizza, get UNLIMITED free pizzas till Oct

Start making some room in your freezer as I’ve found a trick that may mean when you buy one Dr.Oetker frozen pizza for £1.49, you can get UNLIMITED pizza (subject to availability) totally free. This is a sneaky loophole that could result in a freezer full of ‘free’ pizzas. Until 5 October Dr.Oetker frozen pizzas are £1.49...

Top moneysaving tips for cash-strapped students

Just arrived at university? Here are my top 10 tips on how to save yourself some cash and still have fun. I love rooting around the MSE forum for tips and tricks. I recently came across an old thread where people gave their best moneysaving tips for university students and it took me right back to when...

How your kids can grab a Blue Peter badge to get free entry to 200+ attractions, incl Diggerland, London Zoo

People generally assume they’re difficult to get, but kids can easily blag themselves a free Blue Peter badge to get free entry to over 200 UK attractions.

EXPIRED – Get £110 Dr. Martens boots for £3

These boots are made for walking – just get yourself down to one of the four selected Dr. Martens stores that are selling the classic boot for just £3. I don’t have a huge amount of information about this cracking offer as Dr. Martens is being secretive, but here’s what I found out… The facts Last Tuesday...

EXPIRED – rare 50% off Yankee Candles

Clintons is stocking up on new candles for winter, so it’s making room in the stores by selling off summery candles at 50% off. The other day my friend Becca sent me a picture on Twitter of a whole shelf of Yankee Candles, reduced by 50% at Clintons (previously Clinton Cards). Apart from the odd fragrance or...

Bag 15% off school uniforms & you might even get free embroidery

School uniforms ain’t cheap, so I’ve blagged 5,000 codes to get 15% off all Tesco schoolwear to be used by Sunday 24 August. And Tesco offers a free embroidery service too… Thanks to my mum, after five years of secondary school, it became pretty clear to me that uniforms are “bloody expensive”. We’d go to a small...

Must-have action figures for £1? You’d better Belieb it

Poundworld is currently selling a £20ish singing Justin Bieber doll, £5 Star Trek figurines and a £4.50 Super Mario model – each for just £1. Can you find ‘em? It may be mid-August, but I’m proud to say I recently bought my first present for Christmas 2014. It’s never too early to start – and if you...