Water conservation: A further way to save money and the environment

When we moved to our new house, I had a concern about my family’s ability to lead an environmentally friendly lifestyle. In many respects it would be easier as we were moving from a property that was almost 100 years old to a very modern house with a very high energy rating. When it came to water conservation, however, I was concerned things might no be quite so easy.

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Using water sensibly and sparingly doesn’t just save the environment, it saves your family money.
Pic credit: Pan Xiaozhen on Unsplash.

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Ice, a new kind of reward scheme

Most people are members of reward schemes of one form or another. New to the market is a reward scheme called Ice that doesn’t just enable you to build up and spend points with many family-focused retailers, it also helps you do your bit for the environment at the same time.

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The Ice reward scheme. Earn and spend points while you shop, safe in the knowledge the retailer has had its environmental credentials checked.

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Saving money this Black Friday with the #SavvySquad

Black Friday is almost upon us. It’s that day of the run up to Christmas when retailers drop prices and there are some great deals to be had, ideal for saving money when buying Christmas presents.

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Black Friday is almost here. As part of the MyVoucherCodes #SavvySquad, I offer hints for saving money

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A fun movie night with Iceland

Picture the scene: it’s a wet weekend and you’ve already spent a lot of time being active with the children. Regardless of the weather, you’ve maybe been outside and got cold, wet and muddy or maybe undertaken an activity like soft play.


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We have our Iceland food ready ahead of our Harry Potter themed party.

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Save money the smart way

I’m forever trying to find ways to save money. I also like to do my bit for the environment.

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Simple to make, fun for the kids and saves you money: a home-made draught excluder.

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