Quick wins to help your car pass its MOT

Running a car is an expensive business. Even though I’m not a fan of driving myself I help my husband with contributions towards his car. The main reason for this is because he drives me around, anywhere I want to go, and I never have to pay towards petrol or insurance. Recently our car had £750 of repairs (ouch!) and in just a few months we have the MOT coming up again! Today I want to talk to you about quick wins to help your car pass its MOT. These are little things that you can do yourself or have done cheaply elsewhere, to try to help your car pass its MOT.

Now there is no guarantee that there won’t be larger work that needs doing to your car, but if you know you’re going to be forced to pay for repairs, as you can’t afford a new car, then these steps may help you reduce the overall cost of any work come MOT time.

Quick wins to help your car pass its MOT

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Nominate your favourite little hero for a Paw Patrol Little Heroes Paw Award (AD – Gifted)

We received the featured toys in this post in exchange for coverage. Since becoming a parent myself I have become only too aware of the challenges that children can face every day. From rare illnesses to the ever-changing online platforms that children are exposed to our children are dealing with a lot. Today I want to share with you details of the Paw Patrol Little Heroes Paw Awards 2019, and how you can nominate your child or another child that you feel deserves special recognition for being a little hero.

Paw Patrol Little Heroes Paw Award

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Unboxing toys from the Hatchimals Pixies range (AD – Gifted)

We were gifted these toys in exchange for coverage. My daughter Daisy absolutely loves EVERYTHING sparkly. I’m not sure how it has happened but I have somehow raised a child who is basically the opposite of me. Daisy loves opening surprise eggs and from the day she was born glitter has just followed her around. I have resisted most requests to buy surprise eggs in the supermarket but I must admit that the Hatchimals look quite sweet. Recently we were gifted some toys from the new Hatchimals Pixies range. The first one Daisy basically punched open through the packaging but the second one I can be seen unboxing in a video near the end of this post. That’s right, me. I also like unboxing toys now…!

Hatchimals Pixies unboxing

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The Meal Planning Linky Week #76 Meal Plan

Hello and happy Friday! I hope your week has been a good one so far. Mine has been going well so far. Lots of work done and home is pretty spotless too which is always nice. Meal planning is something that I have come to enjoy and running this linky in particular. I love to see what meals people are cooking and get some inspiration from others. I’m running this weekly meal planning linky, that allows other bloggers to share their meal plans too. I hope that this will help people to find lots of inspiration, delicious recipes and maybe read some helpful blog posts about meal planning and money saving. Don’t forget to check out my mealtime inspiration post if you want some recipe ideas.

Katykickers weekly meal planning linky

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LifePoints (MySurvey & GlobalTestMarket have merged)

I’m quite slow getting around to writing this post, so my regular readers may already be aware of the change! MySurvey & GlobalTestMarket have closed/merged and become LifePoints. Accounts are supposed to have been moved over properly, but some, including my own, don’t seem to have been merged correctly! Hence the delay in this post. Still, I’m going to write a quick post about LifePoints for anyone who may be looking for a new survey website to sign up to. Also, if you’re looking to make some money then check out my ways to make and save money online. If you want to skip reading this post then just *sign up to Lifepoints!

Make extra money with Lifepoints

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