It’s easy to get carried away and spend money we don’t have on our loved ones at Christmas, but there are ways you can treat your friends and family for free.

Here are some gift ideas that won’t cost you a penny this Christmas. The best part? They’re all really easy to find or create, so you save money AND time!

Re-gift something you already own

Let’s start with a kind of brutal but most obvious way to save money and find free gifts.

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Contrary to popular belief, spending time together as a couple over the festive season doesn’t have to cost a fortune.

Here are some free things you can do over Christmas, which will cost you absolutely nothing!

Watch Christmas movies

Snuggle up and watch all the classics this Christmas and tuck into free snacks from supermarket cashback apps like CheckoutSmart and Shopmium. Use my Shopmium code KHKCYCEN to signup and get a free pot of Nutella!

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Christmas is my favourite time a year, but it’s really easy to get carried away and spend a fortune! Plus, what do you buy those who are super savvy or trying to avoid debt this festive season?

My Etsy Gift Guide this year is inspired by savvy savers. There’s plenty of planners, savings jars, side hustle trackers and loads more available on Etsy! Even better, my featured gifts start from less than £2 and won’t set you back any more than £10.

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Saving the planet is a hot topic at the moment and we can all do our bit to help. This includes buying less stuff and recycling more.

Luckily for us, brands are also on board and are offering a range of incentives to encourage us to hand over our used belongings to recycle, which we would probably normally just chuck in the bin.

In this post, I’ll show you how to make money and get freebies in exchange for recycling.

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Did you know you can get LOADS of birthday freebies in the UK? That’s right, free stuff on your birthday, just for being born!

From free meals, cocktails and free beauty stuff, here are ALL the birthday freebies you claim on and around your birthday.

Psst… If you time it right, you’ll be eating and drinking, plus pampering yourself for free for a month!

Free birthday meals

You’ll be spoilt for choice with all these fab places to eat for free on your birthday…

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Survey sites have been around for years and are so easy to complete. You can quickly stack up some extra cash and let’s face it, who wouldn’t love to get paid for your opinions?

In this post you’ll find:

  • My most recommended, highest paying survey sites to try
  • A simple breakdown of how each site works and how you’ll be paid
  • Top tips to get selected for more surveys and earn even more cash!

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If you follow the blog or know me, you might know we recently got on the ladder and bought a ‘fixer upper’ property.

We’ve embarked on a complete rehaul and tried to save money on every aspect of DIY in the process.

Who knew kitchens, bathrooms and furniture were soo expensive??

One thing I discovered along the way is how much the little details count.

What colour flooring to get,

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If like me you can’t resist a bargain when it comes to fashion, then a charity shop or two will have you feeling like a kid in a candy shop!

But lots of people I know (like my long-suffering boyfriend, George) won’t even step foot in one because they either:

  • A) don’t get the appeal
  • B) find it all a bit too much and don’t want to ‘waste time’

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I feel like I’m cheating on eBay a little bit writing this post, but there are actually lots of alternative selling sites to the big auction giant that can help you shift your gear and declutter for cash.

I love eBay, I really do, but sometimes you could list something that’s quite heavy or unique and no one wants to collect it and it could be on there FOREVERR.

So it’s good to mix it up and try other selling sites.

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