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Nov 10

11.11. - Remembrance Day, West Flanders, Belgium

Whatever your name for this day, Poppy Day, Veterans Day, or Armistice Day; it’s one that resonates with all of us somehow. To me, this day is a chance to step back in time and appreciate every effort, every life lost, for us to have our today. If ever there was a place to experience Remembrance Day, Ypres is it. Ypres, is a relatively small Belgian town... >>>

Nov 8

Happy Singles Day! Do we really want to talk about Dating?

That’s the real question – how many people are actually happy to be single, or “self-partnered”, like Emma Watson stated in her latest BBC interview?

I spent nearly 14 years running a major Online Dating technology platform, and I’ve gathered a couple of insights… >>>

Nov 1

1st of November - World Vegan Day!

World Vegan Day was founded in 1994 to commemorate and promote the vegan lifestyle. But how and when did veganism start? What do we know about its origins?

In all honesty, not a huge amount as for obvious reasons there aren’t many records of who and when someone has become vegan. However, we do have some information. >>>

Oct 30

Halloween on a budget: tips for students

If you’re living life on a student budget then Halloween marks the start of a gruelling few months for your bank account - the student loan supplies usually begin to dry up at this stage in the semester. Christmas, New Year and Valentines (no reason you can’t treat yourself too) are all fast approaching but don’t panic, we’ve got your budget Halloween sorted >>>

Oct 26

What it means to be a sustainable and socially responsible company

With the ever-growing awareness surrounding sustainability, it’s more important now than ever before for companies to work together and behave in a way that has a positive impact on the environment and the world. Social responsibility in 2019 is much more than turning lights off and recycling >>>

Oct 18

What is the Scariest Thing About Halloween?

Gone are the days when we feared witches and ghosts arriving on our doorsteps on Halloween or a trick being played on us! These days the scariest thing about Halloween is the amount of waste from Halloween costumes and decorations. Did you know that polyester is made from oil and is a form of microplastic. >>>

Oct 13

Mental Health Awareness week - with You in mind.

This week was Mental Health Awareness week, so we’ve joined in to raise awareness by dedicating this week’s blog to the same topic. Mental health problems do not discriminate. It can hit anyone, of any gender, at any time in your life, so how we care for our mental health, and those around us, should be something that we are all more aware of >>>
Oct 5

Northern Lights Holidays: Best Places to Visit 2019

The Aurora Lights (or the Northern Lights, famously named after their geographic location) are one of nature’s spectacular phenomena.

There are several places close to the Arctic Circle where it is possible to travel and see the Aurora Lights, but my top Northern Lights Holidays destination has to be Iceland >>>

Sep 22

Grow Your Own Collection - for your Harvest Festival basket

Celebrate the Harvest Festival and get ready for the next season by checking out Voucher Shares’ latest garden vouchers, garden plant offers, and Grow Your Own deals. Editors Top Picks and Garden Tips - tested and used over the years, not forgetting BBC Gardeners World Magazine... >>>

Sep 10

Amazon Rainforest Fires – the reality of the situation

As we all know from watching the news the Amazonian rainforest is on fire. Help to protect highly threatened forest habitats and support World Land Trust Action Fund.

Please take your time to read WLT latest news article: Amazon Rainforest Fires – your questions answered. Read more >>>

Sep 4

Are we Being Led Onto A Vegan Diet?

The Vegan Diet - how easy is it?

There are many reasons as to why the vegan diet is being increasingly popular within todays’ society. Whether it’s for your health, to benefit the environment or for the moral side of things. How we change our food habits and go for something different...>>>

Aug 14

New student? Here’s 5 money saving survival tips

Exams results are out and...

If you’re a new student, then you need these life hacks! It’ll save you some pennies, and trust me you’ll thank me for it later.

Here are some tips on how to save money with your student discount and more...>>>

Jul 18

Schools Up! Entertain your Little Darlings with these Messy Play Ideas

Schools Up! Entertain your Little Darlings with these Messy Play Ideas.

School is up for most and with 6 weeks off it’s time to plan how to entertain your children over the school holidays. Coming up with messy play ideas such as painting is a wonderful, fun and educational activity for children.>>>

Jul 16

Glastonbury Festival 2019 Review - It Rocked!

And what’s in store for Glastonbury 2020?

Here’s a follow up to my recent blog post that I did in the run up to Glastonbury Festival. Well what a year! It was a scorcher in more ways than one! Stormzy ruled the Pyramid on Friday, The Killers stole Saturday night, >>>

Jun 12

When is the Best Time to Book a Sun Holiday?

Summer Holidays are Approaching and if you still haven’t booked anything you may be thinking When is the Best Time to Book a Holiday?

If you’re About to Book a Sun Holiday you may be Holding Back Waiting to see if the Weather in the UK improves or …... >>>

Jun 5

Last Minute Father’s Day Ideas

VoucherShares – Last Minute Father’s Day Ideas…

Choosing the right Father’s Day present for my dad, Father’s present for my husband from our children and Father’s Day present for my father in law... >>>

Jun 3

Summer kids shoes product review from VoucherShares

VoucherShares – get your kids summer shoes ready for the holiday season. Comfortable and stylish shoes for English summer weather and more…

This week featured product:

Camper Twins shoes for girls – Get the look with this very special pair of Cat Shoes... >>>

May 27

Father's Day Deals and Father's Day Card Ideas For Father's Day 2019

VoucherShares - Get Father's Day Sorted with VoucherShares Round-up of Father's Day gifts and Father's Day Offers.

When is Father’s Day you ask? 16th June so Get planning! If you’re still stuck and hunting around for ideas this Father's Day 2019, fear not – you’ve come to the right place! >>>

May 12

Your student guide to saving money

For YEARS, brands have been dishing out vouchers to entice new customers and add to their brand value. Learn How to Save Money As a Student.

With modern students racking up student loan debt and paying rent along with any other bills, it's important to save money any way possible...>>>

May 12

What do Bees Eat and Why we all Need to be Talking about Honey Bees Favourite Flowers

VoucherShares - What do bees eat and why we all need to be talking about Honey Bees Favourite Flowers?

The decline of the bee population in the UK is one of many worrying environmental issues that is being widely talked about. So how can we help? OK so first let’s start with why bees are important. According to Sustain, the alliance for better ... >>>

May 3

VoucherShares - Top Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids this Bank Holiday Weekend

Discover how to amuse your children with these craft ideas for kids including how to make amazing and unique marbling ink designs and turn the garden fence into a work of art.

1. Let Kids Poster Paint the Fence (a definite when doing art activities for kids!) Poster paint will wash off in the rain and kids aren’t normally allowed to pain the fence but... >>>

Apr 18

VoucherShares Top 5 Top Non-Chocolate Easter Gifts for Children

Alternative Easter Gifts for Children. Top Easter Gift Ideas for Kids and People Looking for an Alternative to Easter Eggs.

Swapping chocolate for a chocolate alternative to Easter eggs is hard on the kids because they love chocolate and they’re great at making you feel guilty for not giving them chocolate. So how about ….>>>

Mar 11

Top 10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is fast approaching (if you’re asking ‘when is Mothers Day? It’s 31st March so quick add to your diary). Read on, it’s time to think about how we can spoil our mums! Voucher Shares decided to write a blog to take some of the time and effort out of making sure mum feels loved this Mother’s Day. Avoid a last minute dash to the garage or Tescos, who wants that?
Nov 22, 2018

How to save money this Christmas

Christmas doesn’t need to be expensive!

Whether you’re shopping for family, friends or, treating yourself this Christmas - there’s no need to break the bank.