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Frugal Friday Deals & Discounts [ 16/02/2018 ]

by InvisiblyMe
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Yet again I find myself wondering where the week has gone. I’ll do a little mini-me update soon, but for nowI hope you are all keeping as well as can be. How’s the week been treating you?

Just a few Frugal Friday picks for today and my wishes for a positive, relaxing weekend to you all:)

1 Week Free Trial – Calm App

Calm is available on desktop, while the app is available for free download on the Apple App Store and Google Play for Android devices.

No card details are needed. BUT – The subscription for the app is charged via iTunes/GooglePlay so make sure that once you’ve signed up, you go into your account on the app (or via iTunes etc under the subscriptions tab) and stop the trial. This will give you access for the week without being charged when it ends (unless, of course, you love it and wish to pay to continue to use it).

Kindle Thriller

You can currently get Once Gone by Blake Pierce free on Amazon UK for Kindle. It’s a mystery/thriller novel with a 4.5 star rating, which sounds quite tempting! Don’t forget, you don’t need a Kindle device to read it as you can simply download the free Kindle app on phones & tablets. This is also free for Amazon US customers. 

Lovely Tootsies!

I tend to neglect things like my skin and my tootsies over the winter, then get in a flap when the nicer whether comes around (if it ever does) and I have to shed the 20 layers of clothing and heavy boots in favour of sandals and t-shirts. I love Scholl’s Velvet Smooth foot file, but they also do a quite tempting wet & dry version. These things are usually pretty expensive with an ‘original price’ of £59.99. You can currently order it online at Boots for £19.99 with free click & collect. Also a good Mother’s Day gifting idea to spread a little self-care.

Budgeting Planner & Advice

In the UK, the Money Advice Service website has an online budget planner that’s free to use. The site is also a great resource for information and advice on the likes of work, benefits, retirement, debt, mortgages, travel and more. I’m not affiliated with them in any way, I just think it’s a great place to start to get information and a pretty handy tool to check out. They even have an online web chat from 8am-8pm Monday-Friday and 9am-1pm Saturdays, so don’t struggle with worries, money anxiety or unanswered questions.

There’s also a free guide online – Transitioning from College to Career: A Guide for New Grads.

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Have a restful, positive weekend.

Caz  â™¥

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Terri, Reclaiming HOPE February 16, 2018 - 4:38 pm

Thanks for sharing this Caz! I’m going to download the book in just a few minutes. I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

InvisiblyMe February 17, 2018 - 6:19 pm

Enjoy the book, Terri! And thank you – you have a lovely weekend too 🙂

Rachael Stray February 16, 2018 - 4:57 pm

I love getting cheap or even better free books! Great shares this week.

InvisiblyMe February 17, 2018 - 6:25 pm

Got to love a freebie e-book! Thanks for taking the time to read & comment Rachael – have a great weekend! 🙂

Tony Burgess February 16, 2018 - 5:10 pm

I spent some time today paying bills and anything to save a buck/quid/pound or more is great.

InvisiblyMe February 17, 2018 - 6:26 pm

Anything cheap(er) or free, especially after bills, is good! Have a relaxing and well-deserved weekend Tony 🙂

Sophie February 16, 2018 - 5:32 pm

Oooh might haven to check out that budget planner thats such a useful tool to have!

InvisiblyMe February 17, 2018 - 6:26 pm

It’s a great idea and there are lots of useful resources on the site, so I hope you find something of use Sophie. Thanks for the comment! 🙂

Emma (Not Just Tired) February 16, 2018 - 7:36 pm

Thank you for sharing these ? I recently signed up to the Calm up and I’m loving it! xx

InvisiblyMe February 17, 2018 - 9:28 am

Glad you’re liking the app, it’s pretty good! Thanks for stopping by to comment Emma 🙂

Suzanne Cox February 16, 2018 - 7:39 pm

I love your frugal Friday posts, I love the look fo the Scholl device, may be tempted. Have a fab weekend. x

InvisiblyMe February 17, 2018 - 9:27 am

Scholl are fantastic, I love the pedi device I have so I can only assume the wet/dry version is even better! Glad you liked the post – have a lovely weekend Suzanne 🙂 x

Christy B February 16, 2018 - 10:03 pm

I have the wet and dry foot tool – it’s awesome! My feet get silky smooth after using it. Hugs and enjoy the weekend xo

InvisiblyMe February 17, 2018 - 9:26 am

I’m tempted to upgrade to that one now…! I do love Scholl products. Thanks for the comment Christy – have a good weekend 🙂

Natalie | Surviving life's hurdles February 16, 2018 - 10:28 pm

I didn’t know you could just use a kindle app rather than an actual kindle so good to know. I love you frugal Fridays! 🙂

InvisiblyMe February 16, 2018 - 11:44 pm

Yep, it’s pretty cool! You can download the free app on iPhones and Android phones / tablets. There’s also a desktop version you can download from Amazon so you can read them on your laptop too (https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201245960) 🙂

Alice February 17, 2018 - 8:28 am

This is the first of these posts I’ve read and I love it. Great finds and recommendations – thank you!

InvisiblyMe February 17, 2018 - 9:25 am

I’m glad you like it! Frugal Fridays seem quite popular – everyone likes a bargain. Thanks for stopping by – have a great weekend Alice 🙂

The Daisy Pages February 17, 2018 - 10:01 am

Thanks for the shares 🙂 I’m reading loads at the moment, so will take a look at the book. Hope you have a relaxing weekend x

InvisiblyMe February 17, 2018 - 6:29 pm

I love that with Kindle books you can download them & keep them until you’re ready to read them (unlike library books you have to return!) Enjoy it if you do download it, and thank you – hope you have a positive weekend too 🙂

gemmaorton February 18, 2018 - 5:18 pm

Love these posts. Another book downloaded to my Kindle! Just need more time to read them all.

InvisiblyMe February 18, 2018 - 5:29 pm

Enjoy the download! I’m the same with having lots on my reading list & book pile but just think, you have plenty of good reading material to look forward to! Glad you like the Frugal Friday posts, thanks for the comment Gemma 🙂


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