20 free (or very cheap) ways to sprinkle some Christmas magic

Many are feeling the pressure to spend in the run-up to Christmas – and this is especially true for those with kids. But there are tons of ways to sprinkle a little Christmas magic for free (or very cheaply).

Homemade Christmas decorations

Have yourself a merry homemade Christmas and take inspiration from the DIY exploits of MSE HQ and friends. By making their own wreaths, baubles, cards and other decorations using foraged or recycled materials, these MoneySavers cut down on a little of the waste and a lot of the expense of Christmastime. (And it's fun too.)

Patios, points & pickled cabbage – this week's MSE Forum highlights

In the week that contained Black Friday, we experienced another bumper crop of MSE Forum highlights.

Beef, bicycles & birthday cupcakes – this week's MSE Forum highlights

Food seems to have been the biggest talking point on the MSE Forum recently, so let's tuck in to some of the tastiest morsels.

Spangles, synthesizers & studying abroad – this week's MSE Forum highlights

As we edge closer to the year's end, there's no signs of slowing on the MSE Forum. Here are a few of this week's highlights.

Woodworm, WFH & window tint – this week's MSE Forum highlights

As the train of Time pulls into the station of November, we've a fresh crop of MSE Forum highlights.

Christenings, cookbooks & cover-ups – this week's MSE Forum highlights

If you like this week's MSE Forum highlights, we reckon you should log in (or sign up) and participate in some of them.

Stew, savings & side hustles – this week's MSE Forum highlights

You there: come out of the chilly wind and get comfy in front of this week's MSE Forum highlights.

Meat, mail & maternity – this week's MSE Forum highlights

Tips, tricks, tales and talk. Another week of MSE Forum highlights.

Passports, petrol and guinea pigs – this week's MSE Forum highlights

Welcome to a new month and a fresh bevy of MSE Forum highlights.