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10 ways to save money this Easter



Two little girls wearing bunny ears in the garden
Children love Easter and it doesn't have to cost a fortune

Are you looking for things to do and ideas while enjoying Easter on a budget this year? Pubs and restaurants are still shut in the UK and there’s not many family friendly events happening yet, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun, right?.


If you’re looking to enjoy Easter on a budget, I’ve got 10 money saving tips that will enable all the family to have fun without breaking the bank.


1. Claim your free Easter Egg

If you’re a Vodafone customer download the VeryMe rewards app, 02 customers can login to their rewards app to claim a free Thorntons gift and anyone can sign up to Flava and get a free chocolate hamper worth £21. You’re welcome!


2. Organise an Easter Egg hunt.

As we can’t go far in the UK this spring, an Easter Egg hunt around the house and garden should do just the trick. Here are 25 Creative Ideas for Easter Egg Hunts from Good Housekeeping.


3. It's the thought that counts.

Buy someone a little present from the pound shop – I love these Silver Crackle Light Up Vases for 25p!



A vase with sparkly lights in it
This Light Up Vase from Poundland is just 25 pence

4. Picnic, picnic, picnic!

Let’s hope we have some lovely weather because the best way to enjoy a cheap day out with the kids is to have a picnic in your local park. Keep costs down by just buying the basics and not going overboard.


5. Borrow someone’s doggie.

If you don’t have your own furry friend why not borrow a neighbour’s dog or check out Borrow My Doggie and take your new friend for a walkies? End the day with an ice cream and the job’s a good un.


6. Have a movie day.

If you haven’t already got Netflix, Now Cinema or Amazon Prime you could sign up for a free trial and let the kids pick the movie and the pizza.



Parents and two children snuggling and watching a movie.
Have a free family movie day at home


7. Have a BBQ for six people.

We’re now allowed to meet in a group of six so you could organise a BBQ in your local park or back garden. Keep costs down by asking everyone to bring a dish.


8. Make some money by decluttering.

Turn the radio up and get the kids involved. I encourage Little Miss Diva to engage by letting her spend the profits if she sells things she no longer needs. Though much of it goes to charity…


9. Go swimming!

As the UK steps out of lockdown, some of us are stepping straight into our local swimming pool. Check out your nearest before heading out as some restrictions still apply.


10. Find fun free things to do in Bristol & beyond.

Check out my blog on free & affordable things to do coming on Friday! I’m currently working on it so watch this space… Just follow the Facebook page to never miss an update. More from Broke in Bristol (& beyond:


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