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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.
How Can We Make Halloween More Sustainable?
If you are like me, prefer to shop online, to get better Halloween deals, better choices, and save on that precious petrol (as well as help the environment at the same time), you’re in the right place. Check out Voucher Shares tips on more sustainable Halloween this year >>>
Earth Day is celebrated annually around the globe on 22nd April. It is a worldwide event to support and raise awareness about environmental issues. Earth Day was first held on April 22nd, 1970.
If you want to have a Happy Black Friday then there is no better feeling than shopping discounts and offers from sustainable brands. Not only are you helping take the heat off the planet but you are also supporting a more mindful way of shopping.
So here's wishing you a happy sustainable Black Friday. Discover the latest sustainable voucher codes today.
Decorate your house and provide treats for the trick or treaters for a boo-tifully scary Halloween on a budget! There’s no reason to hold back with these great offers and Halloween ideas.
So here's wishing you a happy Halloween especially to all those kids cant wait to go trick or treating! Discover the latest Halloween voucher codes today.
You may have noticed that I did not put many blogs out lately, but there was a reason for it. I was a little busy helping Ukrainian people in need. I was born in Ukraine and of course, I could not stay aside.
But life must go on, and here I am, wishing Happy Father’s Day to everyone here in the UK and to all those fathers who stayed back in Ukraine protecting their children and their country. Don't forget to check our last minute Father’s Day offers and also remember all those in need.
I am all about sustainable clothing these days, way more than ever before. Although my priority is to reuse and not buy if I am given the choice. However, I am a fitness fanatic and I have struggled to find sustainable sportswear that is practical, looks good and stands the test of time. Plus we have an exclusive Bamboo Clothing voucher code for you.
International Women’s Day is annually recognised on the 8th March to quite rightly celebrate the achievements of women in ever sector, whether you are a business woman, a daughter, a mother, grandmother or if you don’t want to categorise yourself, either way being a woman opens you up to inevitable bias not seen or experienced by men.
I am proud of my recent interview with Women’s Running Magazine in which I talk about how I ran one of the UKs most brutal coastal marathons in aid of the WLT (who we have supported since we launched).
As Veganuary draws to a close I thought that instead of posting yet another vegan recipe out into the abys I would look at the best vegan clothes brands (as voted for by our voucher codes team) instead. Vegan clothes are almost unrecognisable to the ones of yesteryear ...
Happy New Year! As we all settle into 2022, I imagine I’m not alone in setting a New Year's resolution.
I have a few this year, but my main one is to eat more sustainably.
With the Black Friday madness over, it's now time to look through your remaining wish list and check what essentials you may still need to buy while good deals are on offer. Here are some of the Best Mobile Phone Deals if mobile phone upgrade is on your Christmas List this year
There are less than 30 days left until Christmas, which means there are even less days left to get your Christmas present orders in. I've made it my goal over the last year to swap all of my beauty products to cruelty free brands and my Christmas list this year is no exception.
Electric scooters are all the rage and for a great reason! Although they cant be ridden legally yet electric scooters will make it easy to get around without using a car (helps save the environment by using less fossil fuel too) and travelling solo means you can dodge the winter colds (and covid)!
It doesn’t seem long since the last one but here it is again, with Black Friday and the inevitable rush upon us everyone is seeking out those early Black Friday deals before they sell out! Keep an eye on our website as we are launching new Black Friday discounts constantly!
If you’re off to visit your friends or family, you’ll definitely be wanting to keep an eye out for our upcoming Best Christmas Presents blog. And if you’re entertaining your loved ones yourself this year, here are our top Black Friday deals to get your home ready just in time.
In the year of COP26, we are taking climate action by supporting the protection of land through World Land Trust – helping them to save vulnerable habitats at risk from deforestation.
Our Top Sustainable Brands that you will Love
It is becoming increasingly important for us, the consumer and brands alike to harness sustainability. Consumer demand for sustainable brands is growing and some brands can’t adapt quick enough to meet the sudden surge. >>>
With more of us now making the switch to a plant-based diet for ethical, environmental or health reasons, the range of vegan protein supplements has dramatically expanded. There are now plenty of vegan protein products on the market and I’ll be putting The Protein Works under the microscope to see if it lives up to its reputation >>>
It's *World Vegetarian Day tomorrow (1st October) so to mark this occasion I am sharing my delicious, recently discovered, alternative vegetarian roast recipe … a vegetarian cabbage roast basted in Marmite with a cheese sauce. Stay with me, it is delicious I promise you! *World Vegetarian Day was founded by the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) in 1977. >>>
With London Fashion Week (LFW) in our midst it is important to talk about whether fashion is becoming more sustainable? Fashion is detrimental to the environment, seasonality has played into this hugely with the media encouraging us to buy for every season rather than re-use. So what have we learnt from LFW? >>>
You’ve heard of personalised meal plans for humans, but have you heard of personalised meal plans for pets?Yes, you can purchase tailor-made recipes for your cats and dogs and have them delivered right to your door. Delicious recipes, feeding plans and healthy treats >>>
With a colder weather approaching, and us getting about more after lockdown restrictions were lifted, the comprehensive Breakdown Cover becomes more essential than ever. So how to choose the best Breakdown Cover that fits your needs and budgets? >>>
It is officially marathon season and I have started training for my first ever marathon, the Dorset Coastal Marathon on the 4th of December. Not only is it a marathon, but it is also a coastal marathon which means hills galore! And I have less than 3 months to go so if you want to find out how to train for a marathon in 3 months read on. >>>
I can’t deny it, I love writing about Christmas. I loved Christmas as a kid (who doesn’t?) and ever since managing one of the largest toy shops around at the time, the unmistakable Christmas magic has stuck with me throughout adulthood. Why am I writing all of this now? Because it’s only 100 days until Christmas and time moves fast! >>>
There is no denying it, moving into your first home, whether renting or buying is very exciting but also very, very stressful. And that is both the planning and the actual moving day to cope with and the thousand or so small and large jobs that need to be done! >>>
Stuck on nail inspo for a last minute summer holiday? Forgotten how to pack the essentials for those long awaited travels? How about making all of that vegan and cruelty free? Don’t stress, my holy grail vegan beauty brand has smashed it out of the park this year >>>
Single-use products are out, refillable products are in. Fiils is the new refillable beauty brand that is putting change before trends. Trends have always led the beauty industry and so after years of witnessing copious amounts of waste, Fiils decided that sustainable change must come before these trends>>>
The UK based voucher codes website, VoucherShares.co.uk, has launched a Sustainable & Eco icon to mark products from retailers using Sustainable and Eco-Friendly business practices while producing their goods or providing services >>>
We regularly bring you a Sustainable Shopping blog. This month our sustainable theme is sustainable fashion retailers. Fashion is at the heart of the sustainability debate and with more than 80% of shoppers calling themselves sustainable there are more sustainable fashion retailers than ever before.>>>
Looking for a healthy alternative to crisps? Have you tried chickpea snacks? If you haven’t, you have got to give Skinni Snax a go! >>>
Want the secret to glowing summer skin? Just keep reading.
Yes, it may be a wetter summer for us in England, but the change in climate and temperature still very much calls for a change in skincare. LOOKFANTASTIC, Symbiosis London, The Body Shop skincare products to choose from >>>
The fourth of July 1776 – Independence Day – marks the day America was declared independent from Great Britain. This has been celebrated in the US since, typically with street parties and fireworks. However, Brits are increasingly taking part in the celebrations and we have some great ideas for you to celebrate all that is great about America! >>>
Know of anyone moving house at the moment? Chances are yes. Since the property market has opened up again after the lockdowns the shift from a buyer to seller market has been deafening. The houses can’t come quick enough! These Towel Shop Bamboo Towels can be a perfect (and sustainable) Housewarming Gift >>>
What a wonderful bank holiday weekend! The sun was out, the roads where chocker and people who had booked holiday cottages in Devon and Cornwall, for example, where feeling very lucky indeed!
Us Brits do love a staycation, and nothing says holiday in the UK more than a cottage holiday. >>>
To help some of you first time parents, I’ve got a list of essentials that are an absolute must and a few optionals that could come in very handy!
Take a look at the list of first time parent must haves and where to get you can get them >>>
SPF, better known as sun cream, is so vital to prevent the ageing of your skin. Just as you would wear sun cream to protect yourself when sunbathing on the beach, you should really be wearing suncream on the areas of your skin that are constantly exposed to the sun all year round >>>
From bedding made from Bamboo to chemical free nail polish, clothing using ethically sourced materials only, paraben free beauty products that use recycled packaging and clean makeup, these sustainable shopping brands are making a big difference!
One of the easiest ways to be shop sustainably is to shop sustainable brands that are going the extra mile to source their products sustainably to reduce waste, energy, use recycled materials, reuse, use recyclable packaging, reduce waste, give back and support others.>>>
This year’s Earth Day theme is Climate Action. It’s great to see a huge increase in the number of businesses focusing more on the environment such as adding a ‘sustainability’ page to their website, adding sustainable products to their range and giving to the environment when you buy from them. All of this is driven by consumer pressure and conscience. >>>
It’s Earth Day later this month on the 22nd April and Voucher Shares will be marking the occasion by sharing some great ways to help reduce your impact on the Earth. Sustainable shopping combined with using products that are reusable and kind to our Planet is getting easier and easier >>>
Thinking of a camping holiday in the UK this year? There’s going to be a huge increase in campers this year as holiday homes sell out in record time, hotels are booked to capacity.
If you have missed out on booking a hotel or cottage holiday this year or just want to enjoy the camping experience, don’t worry, there are heaps of amazing campsites in the UK and there’s still plenty of time to plan your camping trip and save money on camping gear using the latest camping voucher codes. >>>
From Glamping, Cottages and Hidden Hideaways Holidaying in the UK Has Never Been So Enjoyable but you don’t have to break the bank to go somewhere amazing this summer!
Hotel availability is becoming increasingly limited this year, the usual holiday abroad is becoming increasingly out of reach and all of the favourite UK holiday hot spots are out of stock – sound familiar? >>>
Just a glimpse of some sun and my head is taken to the possibilities of summer 2021. I feel like we are all just itching for the sunshine and to be able to go outside without a brisk cold wind ruining our hair? But let's not get ahead of ourselves.
With lockdown rules lifting in time for Easter we all want to dress to impress. Here is my guide to the must have Easter fashion this year >>>
As most of us know hybrid bikes are generally bikes with electric, which means you can easily switch from one to the other. When buying a hybrid bike you should look out for the ones that use disc brakes, these are more powerful than traditional rim ones and work much better in wet conditions.
Check out our top 5 favourite cycling retailers >>>
It is lovely to spend Easter relaxing with family and friends, eating lovely food, having a glass of wine and organising a big family roast, Easter Egg hunt for the kids and hopefully a few days off work. This year might be a smaller affair, but it is still a good excuse to eat, drink and be merry >>>
I love this vegan katsu curry recipe. It is healthy and is my go-to comfort food whenever I fancy a takeaway. It never fails to curb my takeaway cravings and I feel great after it.
For a bit of naughtiness, you can always enjoy with a glass of Sauvignon or Pouilly Fume from Majestic... >>>
Voucher Shares is the first UK voucher codes website to focus on sustainability and has now launched a Sustainable Products category which gives sustainable brands extra promotion and helps shoppers to make ethical shopping decisions easier and more affordable.>>>
On March 8th we celebrate International Women's Day. This day is dedicated to honouring the achievements of women throughout history and all across the globe. United Nations officially recognizes International Women’s Day, has an annual theme for every year. March 8, 2021 International Women's Day theme is #ChooseToChallenge >>>
When it comes to the perfect Mother’s Day presents in lockdown the list is endless so we have helped narrow it down for you so you can make your mum happy with everything from beauty treats to flowers and sweet treats >>>
Valentines’ Day conjures up different emotions and images for many, we often think of flowers, cards, chocolates, jewellery and underwear. And we also, typically think of buying for our partner, husband, wife, boyfriend or girlfriend or even more traditionally that person who you love and who may not even know it yet! >>>
The January weather this year has been particularly cold, with plenty of rain and even snow for many of us – but now it’s about time to think about the sunny days ahead.
Winter is a busy time for us gardeners, and here are some best gardening deals and voucher codes that I recommend. >>>
Pre lockdown around 50% of us holidayed abroad, 2021 holidays will be completely different. It is unlikely many of us will be considering a holiday abroad this year. Instead, many will be booking UK Holidays in 2021. Discover the best UK holiday ideas and UK holiday offers for holidaying in the UK in 2021. From Glamping to Cottages, from from luxury spa to a cheap UK family getaway >>>
For over a year now I have been on a huge nail journey. Having had acrylic nails consistently for around 3 years on top of being a horrible nail biter before then, my nails have well and truly suffered over the years. With lockdowns meaning I had nowhere to get my nails done I turned into a self trained nail tech and I am really quite proud of my nail journey. >>>
Are you joining the 400,000 people who signed up for Veganuary?
If so you will be in for a taste sensation and also, a virtual round of applause. Veganism is not an easy transition to make even for one month, think of all of the things you consume that aren’t vegan, shoes, beauty, food … this list is endless >>>
Veganuary is now well and truly underway but it’s not just exclusive to food! You can go vegan in all aspects of life.
Including vegan clothes, just take a look at koi footwear, and Vegan beauty just read on to find out where you can get your hands on the best Vegan beauty products.>>>
Technology Affects us all and Enables us to Deliver the Latest Voucher Codes. National Technology Day on January 6th recognizes the impact that technology has had and how it has changed the world for the better. It looks at what the future holds for technology and how everyday items which we take for granted are made possible and able to advance because of the incredible technology. >>>
‘New year, new me’. We may say it, but do we mean it? Well this year there really is no excuse, after all we have very little else to focus on right now other than ourselves!
New Lockdown limits our options even further. Do the workout, meditate, yoga it out, and most importantly on my personal list this year, continue focusing on self care. >>>
2021 cannot come soon enough for most of us after an exceptionally challenging 2020 which has forced all of us to look at our lives and make huge changes. If one positive has come out of it it’s realising how adaptable we are to change and ultimately if we can turn this into a positive when it comes to making new year resolutions it becomes really powerful >>>
As us shoppers are forced from the high street to online shopping so are the sales this year. Lock down has had a positive impact on online shopping and on sales (or so it seems). So now is the time to grab a bargain but be quick! Voucher Shares has taken a look at the best offers from the FatFace Sale, Pure Electric Sale, Best Gym Sale, Made Sale and Zavetti Sale>>>
Voucher Shares wish you all a very Merry Christmas – from our family, to yours! Despite the unwelcome news that many of us have received this week which means we are not able to see our families as usual this year, Christmas is the most wonderful time of year! So if your plans have changed this week too, worry not as I’ve got a few Christmas entertainment ideas for you and your family to do no matter where you are. >>>
With last minute Christmas Eve shopping somewhat different this year, most of us are turning to online retailers for our gifts. You should always give more time for delivery and mail orders around this time of year due to the demand around Christmas at the best of times, let alone this year. So you better get those last minute Christmas gift orders in a little earlier this year >>>
Family Christmas. Do those two words bring dread into your body or perhaps you are one of the lucky ones for whom they fill with joy?
Never-the-less if you are planning on gathering with your family this Christmas, take away the worry of keeping everyone entertained with our list of board games that guests of all ages will enjoy >>>
Conclusions from the online shopping trends, seeing by the UK's leading Green Voucher Code website Voucher Shares indicate that Covid-19 has changed voucher code shopping forever.
UK data from more than 95,000 users collected during the pandemic indicates voucher code shopping has grown in strength and Black Friday started earlier and lasted longer... >>>
Japanese skincare products have become much easier to get hold of in the UK and more often than not, they are sold out. J-Beauty has followed on from it’s neighbours success, the well known Korean beauty trend. However, Japanese beauty brings something more than foot peels and spot stickers. It brings and introduces a range of high end, luxurious, rich ingredients including the social media sensation ceramide >>>
Best Christmas Food on offer - Marks and Spencer food to order, Waitrose festive food, Iceland party food and more.
Check out our Christmas Food voucher codes and deals to make your Festive party truly special this year. Your Christmas Dinner sorted with these top Christmas food deals from Voucher Shares >>>
Today, Cyber Monday 2020, marks the last day of Black Friday sales madness, in other words if you haven’t already shopped for discounts then today could be your last chance to get a guaranteed bargain before Christmas. Check out some of our best Cyber Monday Deals on TVs, Nintendo Switch Games, Shoes and Mattresses before they disappear for another year. >>>
This year was far from usual. The kids have spent most of the year at home, with limited entertainment available.
But I think we can all agree we have outdone ourselves, and our kids have adapted to the situation amazingly, and they have certainly earned the best Christmas gifts this year. Here are our Top 10 kids toys for Christmas 2020 and of course the best deals on kids toys too >>>
Here Are Some of the Best Black Friday Deals From Voucher Shares! The team are so excited to bring you so many amazing deals, just when you think things couldn’t get any better than Black Friday 2019, Black Friday 2020 comes along and tops it! Here are some of the best black Friday deals that we have seen.>>>
We have been keeping our ears to the ground and searching high and low for the best Black Friday sales and Cyber Monday deals 2020 as they launch. WOW! It’s getting really exciting out there!
Keep an even closer eye on Voucher Shares as we start to launch the best deals, hot off the press over the next few weeks. >>>
Men can be difficult to buy for at the best of times...
To make my (and your) life easier, Voucher Shares has brought together all the ‘best Christmas gifts for men’ voucher codes and discount codes.
Here are our Top 5 Christmas gifts categories for your man to help you choose >>>
Best Christmas Lights and Christmas Decorations to buy online (and Sustainable ones too!).
This Christmas is going to be different, and we are making an extra effort as most of us are having Christmas at home and we do want to make our homes look (and feel) absolutely magical. We all could do with a little extra Christmas Magic this year…>>>
Shop our wonderful array of the best sustainable beauty products to buy as stocking fillers for your loved ones this Christmas.
From sustainable skincare to vegan beauty products and glass bottles v. plastic bottles we have it all to choose from to ensure you, our valued users are getting the best fillers for your Christmas Stocking! >>>
In just two week from today many of us will be getting our special advent calendars out to get them ready to be opened on the 1st of December. If you don’t have your Advent Calendar sorted yet, this is the time to get it, with masses of Advent Calendar special offers online.
To help you make the choice easier on which Advent Calendar to buy online, Voucher Shares has put together these Top 5 Advent Calendar ideas >>>
Remembrance Day is always marked on November 11 and is a memorial to remember those members of the armed forces who have fought and died in the line of duty.
Remembrance Day and Remembrance Week 2020 are celebrated with socially distanced ceremonies, and charities may have missed out on the fundraising opportunities this year, so every Poppy counts...>>>
Happy Singles Day! The Single people lifestyle is celebrated around the world this week.
The date, November 11th (11/11), was chosen because the number "1" resembles an individual who is alone. Treat yourself to celebrate Singles Day 2020 with these exclusive voucher codes and deals >>>
Here we are again – another month of “stay at home if you can” to fight the second COVID -19 pandemic wave. But what about Christmas shopping? You can shop amazing bargains online with all of your favourite retailers and no need to cue. Get all of your Christmas shopping done fast, stress-free, and in a much more sustainable (and Safe!) way >>>
World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world every 1 November. Vegan lifestyle is becoming more and more popular every day. So as it’s World Vegan Day we wanted to share this recipe (and some great vegan vouchers) with you all in celebration... >>>
Voucher Shares supports World Land Trust during COVID-19 crisis and makes sustainable online shopping easier and more affordable for millions UK consumers who are struggling to come to terms with both the effects on their own household budgets, and the Climate Emergency problem >>>
Like everything this year, Halloween will be a little different than normal. Current times may seem scary enough, but perhaps now more than ever, we need some good fun and escapism! Here at Voucher Shares we’ve got a terrifyingly huge amount of offers to help you save money and stay safe this Halloween>>>
We are not getting into whether being a vegetarian is good for you or not on here but if you'r passionate about veggies doesn’t matter if you’re a vegetarian or not you’ll love our Kale Risotto Recipe! I for one LOVE risottos and have done since I was a student. I find them easy to cook...>>>
The Somerset Toiletry Company sent us some beautiful products to test drive, little did they know we were already sold on them. However, receiving a selection from the Plum Violet range was a real treat! >>>
With many of us back to work and the government advice to reduce public transport use, bike sales are on the rise. In fact, many bike retailers are struggling to keep up with sales and have enough bikes available. Cycling to work can improve your overall fitness, save costs >>>
Dog lovers are getting ready to celebrate for today is National Dogs Day.
The day when the dog lovers get to celebrate man's best friend >>>
I have a very unusual breed of dog, a Lagotto Romagnolo. He’s an Italian truffle hound, often mistaken for a labradoodle. He has so many plus points, very similar characteristics to a Labrador and doesn’t malt! >>>
While most countries and businesses are still struggling with the global Covid-19 pandemic and its economic impact, Voucher Shares team made a decision to continue its donations to the World Land Trust – the International Conservation charity >>>
Online pet supplies retailers have seen a surge in demand during lockdown. This makes them well positioned to weather the coronavirus crisis and continue to deliver you and I our pet supplies at home. Check out Top 3 Pet Supplies Online Companies as Voted for by Voucher Shares: Pet Drugs Online, Pooch and Hooch, Dog Chews>>>>
Did you know that according to the majority of sources hemp, organic cotton, denim and bamboo are up there as being among the most sustainable fabrics? Whatever I buy, be it bedding or clothes I look for sustainability and comfort! >>>>
While soaking up the sun on a beautiful beach somewhere (probably in the UK) we don’t want to be reminded of how the ocean has been abused and used to the extent that by 2050 it is estimated that there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish.
The reality is plastic is evil, note: I Ieft out ‘a necessary’ here! >>>
Looking for inspiration on what to give to someone who is environmentally friendly or looking to treat yourself with an environmentally friendly gift? Then look no further, Voucher Shares thrives on sustainable brands and here are just a few of our faves all backed up with the latest green voucher codes and green savings and green discounts.>>>
Given our current climate most kids are spending way too much time on technology. I have seen kids who have been given computer games that are not age appropriate simply to survive these trying times. I am not blaming the parents, it’s about survival! I too am not happy about how many hours my kids are now spending on tech. However...>>>
By July 4th those living in England will be allowed to visit pubs, restaurants, and the much needed hairdressers. Although some restrictions are being eased, the virus is still very much a threat and so we must maintain vigilance. New rules are also being put in place, for example, you must wear a face covering on public transport...>>>
I took it upon myself to trial several new skincare products and routines over lockdown. During this trial, coupled with my many many years of extremely temperamental skin, I have picked up a plethora of tried and tested tips, tricks, and products. Luckily for you reading this, I am going to impart my wisdom >>>
Bike Week runs from 6 - 14th and marks an annual celebration to bikes and cycling.
The UK love bikes with 20 million people owning or having access to one. And sales of bikes have grown even more since Covid-19.>>>
Lockdown started on Mother’s Day weekend and as Father’s Day approached things appear to be getting back to some kind of normality. Father’s Day is all about treating your father, partner or any guy who’s looked after you or your kids so we have come up with some great Father’s Day offers which do just that!>>>
Happy World Oceans Day one and all! Today, June 8 is World Oceans Day which is the United Nations day for celebrating the role our oceans play in our everyday lives and of encouraging everyone to respect the sea.
This years’ World Ocean Day theme is Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean.>>>
You can boost your skin to get a healthy, glowing complexion during Covid-19 lockdown using these simple beauty hacks from skincare brand Aurelia Skincare and our other Health and Beauty brands. >>>
With dissertations handed in and final grades being released, summer is just starting for students all across the country - for some it’s for the very last time! Although finances may seem a bit glum for students, we have a unique entitlement that we won’t be seeing again until retirement - student discounts! >>>
Some of us have a lot of extra time on our hands during lock down, depending on whether you have kids of course! And even those of us who don’t are most certainly benefiting from the wondrous weather that has made lock down much more bearable!>>>
It’s amazing how so many of our advertisers now have lock down sections which cater to our new lifestyle demands, it’s simply awesome how quickly the market can adapt to consumer demands. It used to be all about looking for a new shirt or dress for Saturday night out with the besties ...>>>
'The party was followed by a parade through Dover with many of the armed forces available marching alone, watched by thousands of people. We were at the front of the crowd, and felt proud when we saw our father standing to attention and lining the route wearing his Naval uniform...' Childhood memories of Verity Donovan >>>
Unless you’re a key worker, chances are you’ve swapped nights out for a Zoom with most probably a quiz or a game! Playing a game or doing a quiz is a great way to guarantee fun and amusement while ensuring the things are kept in order, civilised and the chatterboxes amongst us kept under control. >>>
National Gardening Week 2020 runs from April 27th through to May 3rd and is organised by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). April and May are prime months for getting your garden ready for the lovely summer season. My own approach to gardening can be summarised in one statement: I like my garden to be tasty, yet pleasant on the eye >>>
The Coronavirus has forced us all to sit up and make immediate changes to our lives to save them. These changes have been drastic and we are in traumatic times.
In contrast the impact on the environment has been hugely positive with global travel cut to its lowest levels for years... >>>
Calling all pet owners! Aren’t you just more grateful than ever that you have them in your lives? And they will be too. Our dog has got it made, he has me around all the time anyway pretty much but now he has our 2 boisterous boys around 24/7 and he couldn’t be happier! >>>
If you have troubled hair and didn’t manage to get a last-minute appointment with your hairdresser before the craziness erupted, rest assured because I have you covered. I’ve been dying my hair since I was around 14, starting out just with highlights then going to full bleach and then much to every hairdresser’s dismay box dyed it red... >>>
Easter is a usually a time to spend time with family and friends and have Easter eggs hunts if you’ve got kids in the family. Lots of relaxing is normally on the cards as is eating food and enjoying a couple of extra days off work (and devouring loads of chocolate of course).>>>
With many of us finding ourselves with much more time on our hands and the changing seasons coinciding, circumstances are begging for a DEEP SPRING CLEAN. Even if you can’t think of anything worse than cleaning you can use this extra time to really get into the spring-cleaning groove >>>
It’s no surprise that laptops, home office furniture such as desks, office chairs, printers and coffee (!!) sales are up as millions and millions of the UKs workforce have suddenly been forced to set up a home office and work from home >>>
With the glorious sunny days, and the duty to stay at home, it’s the perfect time to get your garden looking primed and proper. As Garden Centre trips are not classed as “essential” there is no better time to check out the latest Mail Order Plants Offers and shop around the Online Garden Centres >>>
Study after study demonstrates that exercising, particularly cardio such as running, cycling and HIT (High Intensity Interval Training) offers a great release endorphins that can reduce depression and anxiety and give you a natural high. >>>
With schools closing, parents have been dropped in at the deep end, forced to learn how to educate themselves from home while struggling with the uncertainty of when children will go back to school. >>>
Chocolate (especially dark) is said to stimulate the production of endorphins, which are brain chemicals that create feelings of pleasure, let’s be honest we all need right now (well combined with some exercise and overall enhanced self-care which is vital) >>>
Voucher Shares team have decided to gather the latest Food and Grocery Home Delivery updates from our Food and Grocery Stores and the public news, to make is easy for you to see everything in one place. Keep checking this blog for our daily updates and stay well! >>>
With today’s government advice on stricter social distancing, self-isolation and family isolation due to the COVID-19 emergency situation, it is important to make sure that you have enough food and grocery supplies for you and your family. But panic buying is not the best option...>>>
27,938 used tampons and applicators are found on the world’s beaches every single day! It’s as crazy as it is unhygienic but we can change that and save money at the same time!>>>
National Bed Month is a dedicated to improving sleep with the correct mattress. The Better Sleep Council recommends replacing your mattress every 7-10 years but this is a pretty generic guess as some mattresses last way longer and some way less! >>>
The GLOSSYBOX February Edition has certainly stolen my heart. Not only does the box itself feature a beautiful design that I can’t get enough of, but the theme ‘Love Crosses Borders’ is very well positioned, sending a clear and beautiful message of ‘love not hate’ this Valentines Day >>>
Sustainability subject has gained increasing awareness in 2019. As evidence grows about the impact of food, fashion and agriculture industries are on the environment, 25% of consumers saying they will shop more sustainably going into 2020. >>>
If you're planning on giving Veganuary a go this year, you're in good company:
More than 800,000 people gave up animal products for the first time in 2019, according to a new research commissioned by Veganuary, a campaign that aims to encourage people to go vegan at the beginning of the year >>>
Merry Christmas from the Voucher Shares Team!
Christmas is about having fun and sharing with your friends, family or someone who may be in need right now. Voucher Shares is about sharing too! Have you unwrapped your amazing Voucher Shares membership benefits package yet? >>>
Your Christmas outfit may impress your friends and colleagues this Christmas and it will undoubtedly make you feel great but will it impress the planet?
Not if you only wear it once and throw it into landfill but we know that don’t we? >>>
Christmas is the time to celebrate with family and friends. But how do you feel about all the consumerism and commercial mania surrounding it? So how can we buy lovely presents and yet still support ethical companies and stay true to our own and Voucher Shares values of sustainability >>>
VoucherShares.co.uk commissioned the following research in November 2019. Over 1500 consumers based from around the UK were polled
The purpose of the research was to find out how many people buy a Christmas outfit and how often they wear it. >>>
Today (29th November), is the UKs biggest annual shopping event and with it comes a surprise, a lesser known event called Green Friday. Until this year Black Friday's eco counterpart Green Friday has gone widely unrecognised but is gathering much momentum. >>> .
This year Black Friday lands on Friday the 29th of November amid heightened worry and debate over the environmental impact of shopping. Black Friday is the ultimate emblem of mass consumerism at its finest, bang in the middle of Cyber Week, followed immediately by Cyber Monday, Christmas then January sales. BOOM! >>> .
With the nights getting longer and darker, it can be difficult adjusting to not seeing the sun daily. Every year it’s the same story, despite knowing how cold it can get, we are still shocked when it finally happens.
I’m a summer person, so when the cold hits... >>> .
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… >>>
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. >>>
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 >>>
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 >>>
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. >>>
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 >>>
1st of October 2019, World Vegetarian Day initiates the month of October as Vegetarian Awareness Month, which ends with November 1, World Vegan Day, as the end of that month of celebration.
To be or not to be…vegan >>>
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... >>>
It’s that time again, time to pack up your stuff and set off for a new beginning - Student life.
Check out our Student tips on How to make the most of your student life and still be able to survive on your student loan money, How to use your Student Discount, and more >>>
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 >>>
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...>>>
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...>>>
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.>>>
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, >>>
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic & Rafael Nadal are into the Wimbledon 2019 quarter-finals.
While watching “the big three”, enjoy Voucher Shares best of British Strawberries & Cream deals, tips and tasty Summer treats >>>
What is the line-up for Glastonbury Festival 2019 and Other Questions you will be Asking About the Worlds’ Biggest Greenfield Festival which lands in Blighty tomorrow bang on Que for a Mini Heat Wave! Boom!
Glastonbury Festival is THE Mother of all festivals!>>>
I Love Flowers. Those three words that perfectly summarise my greatest passion – Great British Gardens. I love small and big flowers, winter flowers, spring flowers, the summer flowering extravaganza, flowering shrubs, flowering trees… >>>
Voucher Shares are proud to become an official, corporate sponsor of World Land Trust (WLT), an international conservation charity. WLT works with partner organisations across the world to support conservation projects in a variety of innovative ways... >>>
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 …... >>>
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... >>>
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! >>>
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...>>>
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 ... >>>
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... >>>
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 ….>>>
This blog post gives some top tips on planning your holiday whether you’re looking for the best voucher code to use on a holiday abroad, cheap last minute Easter holidays for all of the family or just need some holiday inspiration!
We want to give you some pointers on saving money on your holiday. >>>
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.