5 Under £5

Five Under £5 – Christmas Decorations

Christmas without decorations is like Shrove Tuesday without pancakes.  Just plain wrong! My parents house is a Santa’s grotto at Christmas.  It is full to the brim with decorations. But each year I seem to add more and more to my collection, so by the time I’m their age I will have my own Santa’s […] Read more…

Five Under £5 – Christmas Stocking Gifts For Boys

Christmas stocking gifts for boys can be tricky.  Keeping to a budget but not being filled with tat can be difficult.  Here’s a few ideas that won’t break the bank, but hopefully the boys will love. Unfortunately buying the gifts isn’t the hardest bit.  Getting the stocking in the room is! The big one is […] Read more…

Five Under £5 – Christmas Stocking Gifts For Her

I love Christmas, but one of my bug bears is gift guides for stocking fillers.  Why? Because most of them feature gifts that are; a) Too big to fit in a stocking b) Cost a small fortune In my mind stocking fillers have always been small gifts, that each cost less than £5.  So perfect […] Read more…

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Five Under £5 – November

Hello.  Welcome to another Five Under £5.  October seemed to fly past in a blur of birthdays and weddings.  There was only one of each but that’s more than I can handle in a month!   The big one turned 7 and had a bowling party with a few friends, and the following weekend the […] Read more…

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Five Under £5 – October

I can’t quite believe it’s October.  In a few weeks I am going to be the mother of a 7 year old!  Not to mention the clocks going back.  Although I am looking forward to some festive five under £5’s.  Until then, here’s what I’ve picked up this month…     It’s quite a varied […] Read more…

Five Under £5 – September – A Party Bag Special

So it’s the big one’s birthday next month.  He is turning 7 which I am in complete denial about.  In an effort to be prepared and save money I have been picking up some bargains for party bags, hence the theme for this months five under £5.     So first the party bags themselves. […] Read more…

Five Under £5 – August

I have been loving the summer sales.  I have actually started Christmas shopping!  This is not a bid to be super organised but a bid to save money come December. These are some of the things I have picked up for under £5 this month in my Five Under £5     The Cath Kidston pencils […] Read more…

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Five Under £5 – July

I love shopping for knick-knacks and things for the home, Since I started joining in with the five under £5 feature I’ve found so many great things that don’t break the bank.  In fact If I see something I like that costs more then £5, I try to seek a cheaper alternative.  My husband will […] Read more…

Five Under £5 – June

    It’s time for another five under £5.  Little bargains that have made me smile and brought me a little piece of summer. I have just discovered these Caribbean Twist cocktails in Sainsburys.  It’s £2.50 for the bottle which contains about 2 and a half glasses.  So far the strawberry daiquiri is my favourite. […] Read more…

5 Under £5 – May

  I am loving my 5 under £5 finds this month.  They are quite colour coordinated too!       The sunglasses were inspired by The Hearty Life’s 5 under £5 post last month.  I’ve been after some new sunnies and I love a pair of aviators.  Everyone looks cool in aviators right?  In fact even […] Read more…

5 Under £5 – April

  What I’ve bought this month that’s more exciting than milk, bread and Star Wars Force Attax cards.         Caroline Gardner Note Books I loved these cute little notebooks.  They are pocket sized and perfect for lists and ideas.   John Lewis £4.95   Glass Jar An impulse purchase, but too pretty […] Read more…

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5 Under £5 – March

    I got some great bargains for my 5 things under £5 this month.  Who doesn’t love a good bargain.   So here is my 5 under £5, otherwise known as, things I really like that I didn’t have to sell one of my children to be able to afford…     Love Goodies […] Read more…

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5 Under £5 – February

  I’m stepping out of my comfort zone here and doing a lifestyle post.  I don’t normally do them because quite frankly everyone else always seems so much more stylish than me!  Any attempts I make to be Pintrest prefect normally go very horribly wrong.  Seriously, you should see the look on the husbands face […] Read more…

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