Delightful Deals

Bought some perfume in duty free and bagged myself this free Hugo Boss holdall, a great little weekend/hand luggage bag that will definitely come in handy!!

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Picked up these free magazines in Victoria train station – which would otherwise cost a whopping £17.07

Gurgle £3.99/Global £4.99/Good House Keeping £4.30/Reader’s Digest £3.79

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Picked up for 50p each at M&S (still haven’t used them all)! Not the richest moisturisers but refreshing and light.

What delightful deals have you picked up lately?

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Knapsack On My Back: The Thrifty Wanderer!

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Ok that’s enough of that. Bargain time!

Knapsacks, more commonly known as rucksacks or back packs are the ultimate in hands free bags.

There is no need to succumb to the big bulky mountaineering style back packs of old; nowadays there are a whole host of stylish variations to suit a range of needs, including those that fold away into a flat piece of nothing!

The folding backpack  – a handy thing to have with you on your travels just in case!!

It makes sense right? Lightweight, easy to pack, nice bright colour, and it carries lots of ‘stuff’.

Having tried and tested it over several weeks I can safely say it was extremely good value for money, (£3.71) comfortable to carry when light and surprisingly strong when heavy. I would definitely recommend them to anyone as a useful cheap extra.

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Folded flat

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There are just a few sore points I should share:

  1. As you can see, the straps are not padded for comfort so you want to avoid weighing it down too much, keep it light!
  2. The two grey mesh outside pockets are a great feature but my bottle of water kept falling out  when the bag was fuller.
  3. If your in a hot climate and sleeveless – the straps can scratch on the skin a little.
  4. If the sun is strong, the inside coating (waterproofing, I think) of the bag will melt – as happened in my case!

I guess I got what I paid for…but it was still good value for the price as a one off, and carried a lot of ‘stuff’ 😉screen-shot-2017-01-03-at-20-08-14

HENGSONG Women’s Man’s Folding Travel/Shoppin/Make Up Travel Shoulder Bags Backpack Organizer (Blue)

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Lavolta Storage Carry Hard Case Travel Bag for GoPro Camera HD Hero 960 1 2 3

I bought the Lavolta hard case to store my action camera (LYNEC AC65 Sports Action Camera 1080P HD which I will review separately once I’ve given it a good test run) and other small photography bits and pieces like chargers, to take away on holiday.

I’ll be squeezing various items into slots  – regardless of the shape, as the foam is flexible.

Although the case is relatively hard, it does have some flexible ‘give’, it isn’t hard like acrylic/plastic so I’ll be keeping this in my hand luggage. It might have been more protective to have foam in the over as well as the base.

At £9.90 it seemed very reasonably priced.

Most of the foam is glued into the case, expert for the filler area – this is handy as you can use spare pieces of foam to custom separate some of your smaller pieces.

The case is great for a modest collection of less bulky accessories, given that it is a slim case.

Lavolta hard case also looks rather smart and will be easy to slide into your bag – it has no handles or straps, but to be honest, it isn’t something I plan to be carrying around with me every day, it is really more of a travel carry case, and is very lightweight for this reason.

  • Compatible Brand:For GoPro
  • Compatible Model:HD HERO; HD HERO 960; HD HERO2; HD HERO3; HD HERO3+
  • Brand:Lavolta
  • Type:Hard/Pro Cases
  • Features:Accessory compartments; Padded; Shock-absorbing foam
  • Material:Polyester; Nylon
  • Colour:Black
  • External Dimensions:31.5x21x6.5 cm
  • Weight:0.4 kg

Overall, I’m happy with this case for the price, and look forward to using it soon.

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Delightful Deal!!

Another great bargain.

Quilted leather gloves, extremely soft.

Perfect for a smart, formal look.

Echoes of Chanel….

Thick and fleecy on the entire inside of each glove – very warm

Black. You can’t get any more versatile.

Originally £29.95

Bought for a thrifty £8.99, can’t go wrong!!

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Bicester Shopping Village, Oxfordshire

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If you love your designer labels with up to 60% off, take a trip to the self contained Bicester Shopping Village and wonder around these pretty cottage styled stores and grab a bargain.

(Pronounced – Biester)

Tip: Check the weather forecast beforehand – best to avoid a rainy day as this is an outdoor village.

https://www.bicestervillage.com/en/home/ 

 

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Delightful Deal!!

REVLON ULTRALIGHT 2000W HAIRDRYER at £11.99 each

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Source: ARGOS

I bought two of these,  how could I not – at this price? I’ve vowed never to leave myself without a back up hairdryer again  – in case it stops working and you’re left dripping.

Small and mighty

Smaller than your average hairdryer but a bit bigger than the travel types.

Yes it’s small, yes it’s cheap, no it did not disappoint.

This dryer has two main heat settings:

1))) Very gentle

2))) Powerful, hot and strong – more than you would expect from such a small model

3))) It has a cool button, when you hold it down the flow turns cold, when you release it goes back to whatever setting you have it clicked onto

The dryer is super light in the hand – great if you have lots of hair to dry!!

Absolutely no complaints whatsoever – I’d recommend it to anyone.

No it doesn’t come with any other attachments but for the price I think it’s very good value for money.