Finding the Value

When people talk about buying a home they often say “Location, Location, Location” and this is true, especially when you are buying on a budget. Read more…


Living Rooms on a Budget

Decorating your living room on a budget can be difficult if you don’t know what you are doing but with a few small tips you can start to learn the tips and secrets of making a great home on a small budget. Read more…


Creative Thinking

Decorating a new home can be expensive and if you have just moved house money can be a bit tight. One way to get around this is by being creative. Read more…


Stay Warm and Stay Loaded

As we move closer to the end of January it seems that the worst of the winter is yet to come; with the East Coast of America having been battered from storm Jonas unfortunately for us in the UK it is only a matter of time before it crosses the Atlantic and gives us some of the same good news. Read more…

Basement Extensions & Beyond

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If you’re looking for a new hot London pad then maybe you should start looking underground. The city of West Minister in particular has seen some of the richest businessmen and most prestigious business acquiring premises in the region, however due to strict building laws that prohibit demolition or changes without prior approval many owner are finding room for expansion underground. Read more…


Great Value Holidays

Most of us try and get away once or twice a year if we are lucky. It’s nice to get a break, a change of scenery and to give you something to work towards. Read more…

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Course funding for Students

We’re in the middle of august, which means a lot of students have received their A Level results and now are looking to make the next step in their education. One area that causes a lot of confusion and concern is course funding. Read more…

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Rugging It Up: How to brighten a room from the floor up.

Rugs; they’re  constantly overlooked when decorating the home and are always thrown down as something that tries to tie in to the theme of a room. But what about thinking outside the box next time you’re looking to have a room appear much more decorated than it can be on a budget by assessing your rug situation. It might sound a little bit silly, but you’d be surprised at just what a difference it can make. Here are some reasons why buying anew rug is a good idea. Read more…


How To Save Money When Travelling

It is fun to experience new places, meet new people and make new discoveries. It feels great to know something new and achieve something meaningful. However, behind these desires, we must also keep in mind how to save money and use it wisely while travelling. The following are some tips on saving money on travel.

Plan ahead – You must always plan your trip ahead as you will have lots of choices and you can get the best deal. It will help you plan your budget for the intended juncture.

Travel Off Season – This in one of the best money saving ideas. During off season airfares are inexpensive when compared to peak season. You can chose what is cheaper.

Choose a Cheap Airfare or Discounted Flights  – Choose a cheap airfare, it is worth the travel. Choosing a cheap airfare does not mean that you are lower than expensive ones. It means you are making wise choices. By searching about for a specific location you will be more likely to find someone specialising in the area that can offer better deals. Looking for cheap flights to Malta and Gozo is more likely to narrow your search down and bring back better results.

Opt For Cheap Foods – Go for cheap, but nutritious foods they are enough to sustain your body. When you are travelling make the right choice in selecting cheaper foods or you might fall sick. Choose local delicacies that can cost you less.

Carry Refillable Water Bottles – Always carry refillable water bottles, as it will help you save money from buying water bottles from time to time. There will be many areas with water supply in tourist locations where you can refill your bottle.

Use Public Transportation – Using public transportations like trams, buses will save you a lot of money at tourist places when travelling. Public transport is less in fare when compared to public vehicles and taxis. The alternative is to use a car hire comparison service and find an affordable rental car for the week.

Enjoy local tourist Attractions – Make reasonable use of your time when you are travelling. There will be many places which you can visit without buying a ticket. Be observant of the surroundings. Look up the local map and make a list of places to visit and try to cover all the local ones first.

Find good value accommodation – Finding an offer on a hotel or villa without sacrificing on quality is important to both saving money and enjoying your break. You can find a number of great deals by looking at price comparison sites but remember that doesn’t cover everything. Some sites that deal exclusively with a certain area will be able to work out better deals, for example if you go to you will find only Malta based hotel deals. The key to finding a great deal is to keep searching for it.

Use Cash – Spend on stuffs that are important to you. Make sure you spend money on your preset budget this will help you from going beyond your budget.

Plan your itinerary – Travel itinerary will guide you constantly through your travel, helping you spend your time wisely. This comes in handy for those who have gone for package or leisure travel. It will help you spend money wisely and avoid unnecessary travel. Follow these simple tips and enjoy your trip.

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Have Fun With Serving

We love nothing more than a good re purpose. One the best things you can do with a ornament or any item in the home that is confusing you is to let it sit and than give it a purpose. Read more…


Dramatic Themes For Redecorating

You mightn’t have the budget to implement any big design changes in the home. That doesn’t mean you can’t draw on themes and redecorate on a budget. Read more…


Budget Home Options

Property options for people on a budget can be very limited but one affordable choice is house boats. Read more…


Home Cost Cutting

Reducing your bills can be tricky especially when it comes to winter and energy companies insist on raising their prices constantly. There are some simple ways to reduce your bills and even if they don’t immediately cut your bills by a considerable amount you can end up saving hundreds over the course of a year. Read more…