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8 thrifty ways to enjoy a rainy day

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Ideas to occupy kids on a rainy day

Keep the kids entertained when it rains

Keeping kids occupied can be difficult at the best of times. If it’s bucketing down outside and you’re on a tight budget then it can be tough to find ways to keep boredom at bay.

Occupying kids during the wet weather can mean expensive trips to the cinema or having to buy them new things to distract them from their boredom. This doesn’t need to be the case.

We’ve scoured the internet for ideas that are high on imagination but low on cost and we think kids will love them.

Whether it’s turning a blanket into a fort or your living room into a dance floor, you’ll find that you can have fun without spending loads of cash. Continue reading »

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We ask Facebook – fun and frugal bank holiday ideas

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Will you be breaking the barbie out this bank holiday?

Will you be breaking the barbie out this bank holiday?

Barbeques, lie-ins, picnics…bank holidays are usually a chance for many of us to have a little break with some (hopefully) nice weather. Lots of people will spend their day travelling, enjoying the outdoors or getting together with friends.

Even if you’re struggling with debt we believe that everyone should be able to enjoy their bank holiday regardless of their financial situation. We wanted to know if our Facebook followers had any bright ideas on how you can have some fun on the cheap. As always, they didn’t disappoint!

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