Just for fun

Having fun during apple season

Did you know that it’s apple season in the US? Apples aren’t native to America, however they’re one of the most valuable fruit crops (with oranges being the most valuable). The season is typically from…

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Prom season on a budget!

Many of you will already know that we’re currently in the height of prom season (especially those of you with children in High School). High school proms generally happen between April and June, or near…




Enjoying Mardi Gras!

So today is Shrove Tuesday – also known as Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras is most celebrated in New Orleans, and their celebrations reach a grand scale every year, but it’s also celebrated…



Saving money when shopping for Christmas

It’s finally here; the advent calendars are open, the trees are going up and the wreaths are on the front doors – December has arrived! And that means Christmas is just around the corner. Whether…


Enjoying Halloween on a budget

There’s just over a week to go until Halloween and things have started to get spooky! Decorations are going up, treats are being brought, baked and prepared for the ‘trick or treaters’, and pumpkins are…