5 ways to boost your student bank balance in a hurry

*This is a collaborative post*. In life sometimes your best laid plans go to waste. You may have something come up unexpectedly. Perhaps you find that your student loan hasn’t been credited on time. Maybe you need to buy a new electrical item in a hurry. Whatever the reason for needing to boost your student bank balance I’ve got some tips for you today.

5 ways to boost your student bank balance

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Everything5Pounds – is it actually any good?

For a while now I’ve been looking at the Everything5Pounds website and wondering.. is it actually any good? For those of you who don’t know Everything5Pounds is a clothing website, that also sells homewares and toys. They have clothing for men, women and children. Every single item that they sell is… you’ve guessed it! £5 pounds. That is £5 for dresses, shoes, homeware and more. Just £5! 

I don’t know about you but I kept thinking that things were going to be super super poor quality. I mean £5 doesn’t buy you anything in a high street store, well, perhaps Primark. Anyway, I decided to give Everything5Pounds a go so that I could report back and show you some of my new clothes.

Everything5Pounds - A look at some of the clothes I received

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Five Fabulously Frugal Things I’ve Done This Week – 28th April

As you read this post I’m enjoying one last day at Centerparcs with my husband, daughter and our two friends. Our friends who also happen to be our neighbours! Our week has been fantastic. Lots of swimming, walking, spa time and relaxing as a family. It has been great to spend the week with our friends and I’ve enjoyed time off work too. I prepared the bulk of this post in advance the day before we went away so don’t worry – I haven’t been working this week! Here is my Five Fabulously Frugal Things I’ve Done This Week – 28th April post.

Five Fabulously Frugal Things I've Done This Week - 28th April 2017

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Five Fabulously Frugal Things I’ve Done This Week – 21st April

What a week it has been! For a change I haven’t managed to schedule this post at least the day before. We have had a really rubbish week. Between my injured eye, having tonsilitis and having to wear a 24 hour blood pressure monitor I’m pretty sad about my health this week. However, just to top that off Daisy had a febrile convulsion on Wednesday which was a terrifying few hours for us. Still, I’m not one to dwell so I’ve been looking forward to thinking about some of the good achievements of the week. This week has been a good one for frugality at least. Here is my Five Fabulously Frugal Things I’ve Done This Week – 21st April post.

Five Fabulously Frugal Things I've Done This Week - 21st April 2017

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Five Fabulously Frugal Things I’ve Done This Week – 14th April

Well this week has had some highs and some lows! The high for me was that we managed to get to the allotment twice. In total about 5-6 hours was spent there and now it is looking so much better. I’ve weeded lots, raised beds have been dug over and lots more. Now we are ready to start planting some more vegetables and I’m feeling really organised. Our allotment is a source of joy for us and it is about more than just growing food. Although that is nice too! This week has been a good one for frugality. Here is my Five Fabulously Frugal Things I’ve Done This Week – 14th April post.

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