Top 5 Tesco everyday value items

Thrifty Food

Emma’s Top 5 Tesco Everyday Value Products

What are the best Tesco Everyday Value products? Emma from the Aldi to Harrods blog is a time-served Tesco shopping DEMON, who has kindly agreed to share her (ahem) Value-able secrets… Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty4 April 17, 2014

make candles last longer

Thrifty Home

HOW TO: make your candles last longer

I promised some tips for making your candles last longer, and here they are. You will need: nail clippers, a ruler, a stick of dry spaghetti and an eye on the clock. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty2 April 13, 2014

Personal Finance

It’s not all about eBay! Other popular sites for selling second-hand items

If you want to make money from your old stuff, the buck doesn’t stop with eBay! Here are some other popular sites for selling your second-hand items online. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty10 April 3, 2014

win shopping vouchers


GIVEAWAY: Win a £200 Marks & Spencer voucher

This is a tip-top giveaway to win a £200 Marks & Spencer voucher. To enter, just join our group of canny bargain-hunters & answer one simple question. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty343 April 3, 2014

Thrifty Home

Love Diptyque candles? Try the thrifty version….

A decade after Diptyque came into vogue, I am still agog that people will pay £40 for a chuffing candle. Here is my thrifty alternative: just £6 a pop. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty3 April 1, 2014

save money mothers day flowers

Deals & Bargains

How to save on Mother’s Day flowers

Fortunately there are ways to say it with flowers on Mother’s Day and make your mum feel deservedly special, even when your budget is modest. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty4 March 27, 2014

coupon club 26.03.14

Deals & Bargains

Coupon Club, 27/03/14: Ben & Jerry’s, shampoo & a freebie box of chocolates

This week my favourite deals, freebies and coupon finds include bargain basement Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, plus a stack of freebies, from baby shampoo to chocolate boxes. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty3 March 27, 2014

Thrifty Food

Naomi’s Top 5 Sainsbury’s Basics Products

Naomi is a Miss Thrifty reader who blogs at Slender Means. She is also a Sainsbury’s Basics superfan, who scouts out the top buys. Here are her 5 top Basics products. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty18 March 24, 2014

coupon club

Deals & Bargains

Coupon Club, 18/03/14: Debenhams, Fairy Liquid & free magazines

This week’s Coupon Club shows you how to get Fairy Liquid for 20p a bottle. There is also a £10 Debenhams giftcard for a fiver, free magazines, a Hobbs voucher & more. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty1 March 18, 2014

Personal Finance

THIS is why you need an emergency fund.

Your emergency fund is supposed to be three to six months of living costs. Easier said than done. So here is an emergency fund in use: lights, camera, action! Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty14 March 13, 2014

coupon club

Deals & Bargains

Coupon Club, 11/03/14: Tetley, Starbucks & train tickets

Welcome to a new feature here on the Miss Thrifty blog: my weekly Coupon Club! I have started picking out the choicest coupons for your discount-spending pleasure… Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty14 March 11, 2014

morrisons baby shampoo

Thrifty Beauty

Shampoo SOS: Help me, Thrifties, you’re my only hope!

It was a dark day when I set foot in Morrisons and found that my shampoo of choice had been discontinued. AHEM? Where were my trusty bottles of value-brand baby shampoo? Fluffy pink sheep on the front of the bottle … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty16 March 10, 2014

Thrifty Food

HOW TO: upcycle old salad

You know how old, limp salad has a habit of ending up in the composter? It doesn’t have to be that way. When salad has reached its use-by date, here is what you can do. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty7 March 5, 2014

ASOS 24 hour sale

Deals & Bargains

FLASH SALE: 60% off at ASOS. Ends midday on 03/03/14.

ASOS currently has a flash sale on, with discounts of up to 60%. Brands include Levis, Diesel, G-Star, American Vintage and 7 For All Mankind. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty1 March 2, 2014

M&S 20% discount

Deals & Bargains

DISCOUNTED: swish work dresses from Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer currently has 20% off, across menswear, homeware, selected furniture, knitwear, dresses, socks and tights. Tempted to save? If you work in an office, make a beeline for these frocks. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty2 February 28, 2014

chuggington national railway museum

Thrifty Outings

Recommended: a free day out at the National Railway Museum

We went to the National Railway Museum: a free day out in York, which is heaven for kids & big kids alike. Plus bonus tips to save money on parking & food. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty5 February 24, 2014