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Money saving the Little Pickles Way

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Money saving the Little Pickles Way

According to figures put together by the Centre of Economic and Business Research (CEBR), the cost of raising a child and supporting them through university is a staggering £227, 226! Parents now spend an average of 28% of their household income on their children, with the biggest chunk – £73,803 – going on education, followed by childcare, which adds up to £66,113. These figures alone are enough to put anyone off wanting to start a family, but here’s some Little Pickles cost cutting solutions! – Buying nearly new Buying most...

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Save with coupons

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Save with coupons

There’s a MumsClub mum who is saving tons from couponing. She’s always posting successes she’s had so we asked her for her best tips, and what she did to get started.   Meet Money Savvy Mum, Pauline Adams, mum of 2 plus dog, juggling her day job of running her t-shirt printing business www.teesonline.co.uk         Pauline, tell us how you got started with coupons. Who doesn’t like to save money? I always think if you look after your pennies the pounds will look after themselves and this is me looking after my pennies....

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Money saving travel ideas for the holidays

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Money saving travel ideas for the holidays

    Our members can be a super savvy lot, here Rachel Fairhurst of www.rachelstoyshop.co.uk gives us her money saving ideas for the holidays.         Train travel ideas for the holidays Family railcards can be held in two adult names but they don’t need to be relatives or in the same household, so a mum could share one with a friend so it only costs £15 each for a year. In addition if you are travelling to London on Virgin trains with children and a family railcard you can get a discounted off peak return on ANY...

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Savvy sales searching

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Savvy sales searching

Large manufacturers and retailers plan strategically throughout the year, keep one step ahead and keep savvy saving all year round with this handy guide.               JANUARY So Christmas is over, these are the items to get in the sales, ready for next year: Christmas cards & wrapping paper Novelty stocking fillers (keep in mind small items that work for kids parties throughout the year) Household items are great in the sales too – grab some bargain new towels and linen. FEBRUARY Love is in the...

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Create your own logo on a tote

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Create your own logo on a tote

Welcome to the next instalment of how to do your own self promotion. This is possibly our favourite. Do you like the bag? We think this is lush and works out at about £3 per bag. Time and manual labour not included… Don’t forget when pricing things up to include how much time you spend  on it. We bought 10 plain tote bags from eBay, for less than £10. The more you buy, the cheaper it gets and should your business take off you could start sourcing suppliers and enjoy greater savings. But to start off, eBay is cool. We also bought...

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Getting media attention

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Getting media attention

Getting media attention If you’re already seeing our daily media alerts so make the most of them. But in addition, you can be using them to grow your own media contacts list and send you own practive press releases. Here’s a quick guide. The cardinal rule – get the right contact on the publication You can have a brilliant story or press release, but if it doesn’t reach the relevant person, you’ve fallen at the first fence and it may end up in the bin. Research the publications you’re aiming at and PHONE to get the name of...

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Cricut Christmas Cards (top tip)

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Cricut Christmas Cards (top tip)

Anyone even half crafty will reside within one of two categories – the ‘I have’ or the ‘I want’ a Cricut cutting machine. Here at MumsClub HQ we have acquired a most fabulous Cricut Explore, which in our opinion is the creme de la creme of cutting machines. We love this machine for a few reasons, one is that it will print as well as cut, but also that as well as satisfying that need for creating crafty stuff, you can realistically make a business out of it. We’ve been working on a few things to do with...

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Free books

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Free books

For bloggers and those new to blogging, we have 50 beautiful children’s books to giveaway. Cream & Sugar the Milkmaids – Snowfall & Snowballs is the follow up to the wonderful ‘Lady Davina Dove – A Christmas Story’. This is what Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes has written about the series: “The Manor House Stories create a wonderful and detailed world in miniature full of truth and consequence, like all good stories should, giving us lessons about life but in the most charming way imaginable. No one can accuse the...

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Free websites for start ups

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Free websites for start ups

Free website set up for Start up members For one week only, all new premium members who are start up businesses will get a free website set up for them. Premium Membership costs just £60 per year or £7.50 a month and includes all of this: Regular media alerts and journalist requests posted in your private premium member only forums web hosting (could be used for your main website or for a supporting site) with free email addresses Tweeting support – we’ll tweet for you and send thank you for following automatic messages A listing...

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