A young mum who managed to knock £134 a week off her supermarket shop through coupons has revealed how everyone else can access the discounts, too. Ashley Leverett, 29, said she's so good at finding the bargains that her husband has even nicknamed her "The Coupon Queen". The mum-of-one who also works as a waitress said she's slashed her weekly grocery bill by nearly £7,000 a year, simply by using money-off vouchers. Ashley, of Seneca, South Carolina, USA, who has a daughter, Mila, three, has such a knack for spotting the best savings, that she has even amassed 4,600 followers to her Instagram account, devoted to what she calls 'The Craft of Couponing.' She now hunts for them on the side - and makes a career out of helping others find amazing deals on household and personal products, including detergents, shampoos, trainer nappies and food. "I work weekends at the Red Lobster seafood restaurant in Anderson, but spend the rest of the week couponing. "I travel for up to 300 … [Read more...] about Mum, 29, reveals how she saves £134 a week on her food shop
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Maths fans rejoice, because one of the most exciting days in the number-crunching calendar is just around the corner. March 14 is recognised annually as Pi Day, a celebration of the mathematical constant pi, which this year falls on Thursday. Observed in some quarters by the consumption and throwing of pies, National Pi Day has also been recognised by the US House of Representatives. Here's everything you need to know about Pi Day. What is International Pi Day? International Pi Day is a chance for maths enthusiasts to celebrate the number pi - represented by its first three digits of 3.14. Many use the day to discuss the number, recite its infinite digits and eat plenty of Pie. It is celebrated on the same day every year - March 14, which this week is on Thursday. Why is it celebrated on March 14? Granted, this method only works for those countries that write dates in the month then day format, but written down March 14 looks like 3.14, which are the first three digits of pi. … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about International Pi Day
"When I win the lottery I'll...." is something most of us have said – or at least thought – but what should you ACTUALLY do? There are plenty of stories out there of people who've won millions only to end up skint and working in a biscuit factory or living in a tiny flat having blown the lot. Perhaps worse are the stories of people who've still got their money, but have lost friends and partners and made enemies because of it. So, with a £144 million mega-draw jackpot, we got hold of Nigel Birrell – chief executive of www.lottoland.co.uk - for his tips on how to win the lottery and keep not just your money, but also your friends. 1.Think carefully about going public The first thing you'll want to think about is whether you wish to remain anonymous or go public. This is a decision you will need to make yourself, as there are pros and cons to both. Those on the privacy side of the debate will be quick to tell you about the press hounding, the public begging and the … [Read more...] about First thing to do if you win the EuroMillions jackpot is…
Press play to listen to this article By JACK BLANCHARD Send tips here | Subscribe for free | Listen to Playbook and view in your browser Good Wednesday morning. There are 44 days until Brexit Day. JOIN US TONIGHT: Playbook will be in conversation with Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell from 6.30 p.m. U.K. time. Watch the livestream. DRIVING THE DAY EAVESDROPPED HER RIGHT IN IT: Theresa May faces a barrage of questions about her proposed Brexit endgame today after last night’s embarrassing revelations from her most senior aide. The prime minister will be in the chamber at noon for PMQs and will face fresh accusations she is running down the clock in order to force MPs’ hands at the end of March. Unguarded comments from May’s chief Brexit adviser Olly Robbins in a Brussels hotel Monday night — overheard and reported by ITV’s Angus Walker — are the talk of Westminster, and suggest there is indeed a semblance of a plan in No. 10 on how to get this … [Read more...] about POLITICO London Playbook, presented by BP: Eavesdropped her right in it — Delaying tactics — Valentine’s Day love-in canceled?
0 Post a comment Thursday, 7 February 2019 - Community News by Contributor - Supplied Content @tavistocktimes [email protected] SINCE West Devon Borough Council announced its intentions to build a multi-million pound hotel on the Abbey Rise Car Park in Tavistock, we have been inundated with your letters — too many to include in the paper, so here are all the letters we’ve received this week. READING the news concerning the proposal for a hotel for Tavistock I am sadly accustomed to reading banal spin being offered in the hope and expectation that it will be accepted as fact.This proposal, in the words of councillors and public employees will at best allow Tavistock to boast a budget hotel chain ‘demonstrating confidence in the town’ (a real feather in the cap). This hotel will provide ‘up to’ 35 jobs (no doubt mostly part-time and low paid) and the visitors will spend around £77 each (really?). Furthermore the … [Read more...] about Your letters on West Devon Borough Council’s hotel plan