Frugal Fun

Have a look through these categories and my latest blog posts below to find frugal inspiration and money-saving tips for fabulous weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, hen nights, parties, festive celebrations and all kinds of special occasions!

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RECENT POSTS

Birthdays

Cinder toffee coffee cheesecake recipe

Creamy sweetness and rich coffee bookended by crunchy caramel flavours. Yes, I think that perfectly describes my cheesecake recipe and I know you want to try

party ideas

Cherry good cocktail recipes

At this time of year I really enjoy having nights in with my friends, watching cheesy Saturday-night TV and enjoying a good home-cooked meal. We

STYLE ON A SHOESTRING

1940s fashion for men

If you’ve been reading my blog over the past few months (and even earlier this week, because I mentioned it again in my dancing shoes

Autumn

My ‘new’ vintage dress ~ the repairs

It’s taken a little longer than I’d hoped, but my vintage dress is finally fixed! My retro tortoiseshell cat’s eye sunglasses are from Sunglass Junkie and

Autumn

Americana day

I went to an Americana day at Horham airfield recently and had a wonderful time. You may have heard me mention the event last week

Sewing projects

DIY sewing a teddy bear

I think that I’ve undeniably smashed through the sewing block I wrote about earlier this month with all this project. For someone who wasn’t really

Events & Entertainment

Glastonbury, glamping & Gardenbury

Glastonbury has dominated my life for the past month: I’ve been researching it, I’ve been writing about it (see my festival footwear, one-pot cooking and Glastonbury hair

Special Occasions

Rent it, love it, return it!

No, I’m not suggesting some dodgy take-your-dress-back-to-the-shop-after-wearing-it scheme! I’m taking about dress hire. Remember in the Sex and The City Movie when Carrie’s PA Louise

Events & Entertainment

70th anniversary of D-Day

I couldn’t let this important anniversary pass without a salute to all the fallen soldiers and war veterans who bravely took part in the Normandy

Art & Photography

Make your own funky wrapping paper

I love giving gifts – even more than I like receiving them, believe it or not! – and part of the enjoyment is finding the

Cassiefairy's News

My amazing night at the National Blog Awards

Have you ever spent years dreaming about an event, months working towards it, weeks planning your movements, days deliberating your outfits, hours getting ready, only

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