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Miss Thrifty is a woman on a mission. She lives in Yorkshire, UK, and never pays full price for anything. Spend less, live within your means and get out of debt - without resorting to recycling teabags.

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 Thrifty23 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 Thrifty16 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 Thrifty19 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 Thrifty8 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

Thrifty Homebody

Last-minute Valentine’s ideas? Take a peek at Pinterest.

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. What’s your plan, eh? If you are single and have no plans at all, there are those who would envy you. As each year goes back I get the feeling that Valentine’s Day is becoming a … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty2 February 13, 2014

miss thrifty in the sun

Personal Finance

Eight all-time favourite money-saving tips

The Sun newspaper asked me for my eight top money-saving tips. After blogging about budget ideas for so long, it was difficult to choose. But here are my picks. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty8 February 12, 2014

Thrifty Beauty

HOW TO: mend your broken make-up

Once you know how, it’s easy to mend broken make-up. This mess-free method saves plenty of money and takes just a couple of minutes. Here’s how you do it. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty9 February 10, 2014

dab recipe

Thrifty Food

Money-saving tip for the week? If you like fish, try DAB.

Dab is like sole and plaice: a flat fish. It tastes like them too with soft, sweet, milky flesh. The difference? The price! I picked up a whole fish for 72p. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty7 February 6, 2014

lisbeth dahl sale

Deals & Bargains

REDUCED: Lisbeth Dahl cake stands, crockery & other dining ware

Lisbeth Dahl is a beloved Danish design house, which produces everything from cake stands to umbrellas. If you like vintage, you’ll love their collections. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty0 February 3, 2014

spam appreciation week


COMPETITION: Win weekend breaks & theatre tickets with SPAM®

This competition is my favourite kind: good prizes and it requires a little effort to enter. Translation: get off your bott & you are in with a relatively good chance. Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty1 January 28, 2014