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Book Review & GIVEAWAY: Manage Your Money Like A F*cking Grown-up [AD-Gifted]

May 29, 2019

Being asked to review books is pretty much like winning the lottery for me.  I LOVE reading!  Even more than that I love reading books that help me grow.   When I was invited to read and review Manage Your Money Like A F*cking Grown-Up by Sam Beckbessinger, I was excited, to say the least.  A book about money and it’s a bit sweary.  Perfection.   Now I must admit that it took me a while to get around to reading it.  This isn’t because I didn’t want to but more that I read whilst I put my kids to sleep.  Therefore, I am pretty much reliant on my Kindle’s backlight to get any reading done.   However, after rigging up a lighting system in my bedroom, it didn’t take me long to get hooked on this one.  Sam Beckbessinger provides an easy to follow yet rigorous system to sort…

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How To Make Money With MNFST (Manifest)

May 16, 2019
how to make money with manifest

This is a collaborative post with MNFST.   You know me, I love making money.  I’ve made money on holiday, I’ve made money from my stuff and I particularly love making money when sat on my sofa.   Therefore, I am excited to tell you that you can now make money from your social media accounts AND you don’t need to have a massive following.   What is MNFST? MNSFT (Manifest) is an app that allows you to make money by posting to your Instagram stories or feed and your Twitter account.   How do I download the MNFST app? If you follow this referral link, you will be able to download the app from the App Store or Google Play.   How does it work? Once you have downloaded the app, you’ll be asked to connect your social media accounts.  These accounts will then be given a score (called…

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Natural Deodorant? Try Earth Conscious

A few years ago, I realised that I was having some issues with standard deodorants.  Mostly that they were giving me itchy armpits.   I’m a sensitive little flower and it is not the first time that I’ve had skin related problems.  But it did prompt me to investigate some alternatives.   On my hunt for a deodorant that was kinder on the skin, I learnt that “normal” ones aren’t that good for you.  Plus, there are plenty of healthier and more eco-friendly solutions on the market.   After trying a few options, including a couple of homemade disasters, I found Earth Conscious deodorants and I’ve been a loyal and happy customer ever since.   What is special about Earth Conscious deodorant? Earth Conscious natural deodorant works differently from other deodorants.  It is not an antiperspirant so you will still sweat, but it does stop bacteria from forming.  This is…

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Making Money in an Eco-friendly Way

May 9, 2019
Making Money in an Eco-friendly Way

This is a guest post from Jon at The Money Shed. As a kid growing up I’ll be honest and say I didn’t really care much about the environment. In fact, I would say the first time I got introduced to that showed the damage that could be done to our planet was probably watching the Captain Planet cartoon on a Saturday morning! As an adult, things in my life are a bit different. I have a house full of energy saving lightbulbs, a new energy efficient boiler, we’ve stopped taking plastic bags in with our weekly Tesco online delivery and I’ve ever bought myself a refillable mug to use when I work out of a cafe! My name is Jon and I run a website called The Money Shed. It’s the UK’s largest community website dedicated to earning money from home and with over 7000 members and over 145,000 posts on…

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How to Make Money on Holiday [AD]

May 7, 2019

I love holidays!  Spending some time with the family and enjoying some warmer weather is one of life’s joys.   But if you are majorly into your side hustles, or self-employed, a holiday can cost you more than flights, a hotel and a few sangrias.  It could cost you an income stream while you are away too.   Fear not!  I have a handy list of ideas to show you how to make money on holiday without leaving your sun lounger. Rent out your car When we go abroad most of us will drive our cars to the airport, then pay to leave them there for the duration of our trip.   ForestCar has a clever solution to this.   Rather than paying astronomical fees to park your car with them, ForestCar provide secure parking at Manchester Airport for free. This means that not only do you save on parking…

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Looking After Your Pennies is an eco-friendly personal finance blog written and managed by Charlotte Jessop.


I write on a variety of topics including frugal lifestyle, eco-friendly living, money making ideas and generally how to make your money go further.

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