Ways To Save Money and Earn Money At Home

ways to save money

It can be a costly business running a family, house, car. Never mind the regular bills, there’s the unexpected expenses. So anything that can help you either save money or earn some extra money is always welcome. The Mykidstime Team has picked out some ways to save money and earn money or rewards at home that we’ve come across on our travels online. 

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Ways to Save Money

Save money on Personalised Name Labels

name labels

Get a set of 48 personalised labels for only €3.99 instead of €13.42 (from Dinkleboo) for 48 kids’ personalised labels. Choose from a selection of designs, enter a name to be printed. Made of vinyl – dishwasher safe. Simply stick on your child’s stuff! Labels measure: 4.8cm x 2.2cm. Voucher valid until 30th Aug 2018. Delivery costs an additional €1.99 per voucher. Please allow up to seven working days for delivery after redeeming. Subject to availability.

Self Build Live 2018, Citywest Dublin

Self build 2018

Get Free tickets to Ireland’s largest home improvement show, Self Build Live 2018 taking place at Citywest Convention Centre Dublin on September 14th to 16th 2018. With over 160 exhibitors visitors can get advice and ideas on renovation projects, extensions, new builds or home improvement inspiration.

Save on a Great Escape to the Sunny South East!

The award winning Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort in Carlow offers the perfect retreat for family breaks away in the sunny South East. This summer they have some very special offers available for you to book.

2 Nights Bed & Full Irish Breakfast from just €378 with:

    • 4-Course Dinner on 1 Evening for Mum & Dad
    • Dinner for 2 Children on 1 Evening, “Woolie Bear” Dinner
    • Free access to the Action Packed Woolie Bear Kids Club
    • Free access to the Teen Zone
    • Free access to the Soft Playroom
    • Free access to the Wolseley Playground with Zip Wire
    • Free access to the extensive Leisure Club, Facilities include a 20m Pool &
    • Children’s Pool

Three Nights Family Break from just €502 with:

    • 3 Nights Bed & Full Irish Breakfast
    • 4-Course Dinner on 2 Evenings for Mum & Dad
    • “Woolie Bear” Dinner for children on 2 evenings
    • Free access to the Action Packed Woolie Bear Kids Club
    • Free access to the Teen Zone
    • Free access to the Soft Playroom
    • Free access to the Wolseley Playground with Zip Wire
    • Free access to the extensive Leisure Club, Facilities include a 20m Pool & Children’s Pool

To avail of these very special offers or to book a longer stay please visit www.mountwolseley.ie or call +353(0)59 9180100.

Kids Go Free with New Nestlé On-Pack Promotion

Nestlé Kids Go FREE

Nestlé has partnered with over 50 venues across Ireland to encourage families to spend more time together and do something fun as part of the new ‘Kids Go Free’ on-pack promotion. Get a free kids ticket when buying any promotional pack of Nestlé confectionery products, such as SMARTIES, ROWNTREE’S or MILKYBAR. All participating packs contain a unique code that can be exchanged for one free child ticket when buying a full priced adult ticket (or two child tickets for the price of one) at these venues across Ireland.

  • Christ Church Cathedral Co. Dublin
  • Eagles Flying Co. Sligo
  • Glasnevin Cemetery Museum Co. Dublin
  • Burren Nature Sanctuary Co. Galway
  • Irish National Stud & Gardens Co. Kildare
  • Richmond Barracks Co. Dublin
  • Hook Lighthouse Wexford
  • Fethard Horse Country Experience Co. Tipperary
  • National SEA LIFE Centre Wicklow
  • Great Lighthouses of Ireland – Fanad Head Co. Donegal
  • Great Lighthouses of Ireland – Loop Head Co. Clare
  • Great Lighthouses of Ireland – Valentia Island Co. Kerry
  • Fota House Arboretum and Gardens Co. Cork
  • Athlone Castle Visitor Centre Co. Westmeath
  • Lough Key Experience’ attraction within Lough Key Forest & Activity Park Co. Roscommon
  • Russborough House & Parklands Co. Wicklow
  • Medieval Armoury Tour Co. Meath
  • Wicklow’s Historic Gaol Co. Wicklow
  • The Zoological Museum Co. Dublin
  • Belvedere House Gardens & Park Co. Westmeath
  • Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum Co. Limerick
  • EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum Co. Dublin
  • Mizen Head Co. Cork
  • Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre Co. Offaly
  • Muckross Traditional Farms Co. Kerry
  • Doolin Cave Co. Clare
  • Airfield Estate Co. Dublin
  • Lough Gur Heritage Centre Co. Limerick
  • The Burren Centre Co. Clare
  • North Clare Sea Kayaking Co. Clare
  • City Kayaking Dublin Co. Dublin
  • The Kennedy Homestead Co. Wexford
  • Donegal Adventure Centre Co. Donegal
  • Funactive Ltd Co. Kilkenny
  • Nore Valley Park Co. Kilkenny
  • The Lismore Experience Co. Waterford
  • Causeway fun farm County Antrim
  • Rosepark Farm Ballymoney County Antrim
  • HMS Caroline in Belfast Co. Antrim
  • Carrickfergus Castle County Antrim
  • Dunluce Castle County Antrim
  • Belleek Pottery Visitor Centre Fermanagh
  • The Saint Patrick Centre Co. Down
  • Castle Ward, The National Trust Co. Down
  • Hill of The O’Neill & Ranfurly House Co. Tyrone
  • Ulster American Folk Park Co. Tyrone
  • Ulster Folk & Transport Museum Co. Down
  • Enniskillen Castle Co. Fermanagh
  • Creggan Country Park Co. Londonderry
  • Carrowmena Activity Centre Co. Londonderry
  • East Coast Adventure Centre Co. Down
  • Foylehov Activity Centre Co. Londonderry
  • Belfast Castle and Cavehill Country Park County Antrim
  • Prehen Wood County Londonderry
  • Spring Grove Forest County Fermanagh

T&C Promotion closes 30.04.19. One Pack = One child ticket free with the purchase of a full priced adult ticket or two child tickets for the price of one. Free Ticket must be the same value as the purchased ticket, or lower. Offers will vary by Partner. Tickets can only be redeemed against the ‘gate’ price of the selected attraction. ‘Child’ age classification is set at the discretion of individual venues. Please check the individual venue details on the website as there may be booking requirements, exclusion periods, holiday or maintenance closures for some offers.

Kids Sail Free on Royal Caribbean

royal caribbean

Select one of over 500 Royal Caribbean sailings and bring the kids on an adventure. Royal Caribbean are offering free cruise fares for 3rd guests and higher who are 12 years old or younger on 4 nights or longer on Europe, Bahamas, Bermuda, Hawaii, Canada, Coastal and Caribbean sailings departing between September 1, 2018 – May 31, 2019 with some popular holiday periods like Christmas excluded.

Kellogg’s Grown Ups Go Free Offer

kelloggs go free

The popular promotion by Kellogg’s is back again for 2018. Adults can enjoy an experience for FREE at some of the UK & Ireland’s favourite days out. So look out for promotional cereal packs to find the unique code that you can use to book your tickets online.

Vouchers are valid until 30th of June 2019, so there’s plenty of time to use them. Each adult must be accompanied by a full paying child or adult.

You might like trying our 52 Week Saving Challenge to Net Yourself 500

One Big Switch

one big switch One Big Switch is a consumer network which helps consumers unlock discounts on their household bills e.g. energy and broadband using people power.

Right now they have a unlocked the cheapest electricity and dual fuel offer in the market. Taking up the offers mean you could save a lot just by switching. One Big Switch is free to join, and entirely obligation free.

We get a referral fee for any members that join One Big Switch in Ireland so check them out if you are interested in saving money. They are also in the UK and Australia.

You might also like reading 30 Easy Household Tips to Save Money

Ways to Earn Money From Home

Mothers: Learn How To Work For Yourself And Spend More Time With Your Kids

Martha Fraser Freedom and Income for Mothers Course

Learn How To Work For Yourself, Earn An Income And Spend More Time With Your Kids is a free video course where you can learn how to earn either an extra or full time income and spend more time with your kids.

Martha Fraser, mum of 2 and working for herself for 8 years, has created the free 4 part video course explaining how you could create your own income, working around your kids schedule by working for yourself. Is there a business idea in the back of your head that you would love to explore? Have you years of experience that you could put to good use?
Martha will help you explore the possibility of working for yourself.

Shop and Scan

shop and scanShopandScan is a market research survey measuring the purchasing of households. Members are invited to join this consumer panel and record their purchasing by means of an in-home barcode scanner.

In return they get points which can be traded in for vouchers.

Visit the Ireland website here and the UK website here.

AnPost Smart Account

an post smart account

If you shop regularly at Lidl spending over €25 a time when you shop there then you should consider the AnPost Smart Account. It’s a current account with debit card and it gives you cash back on purchases with Lidl (5% cashback on purchases over €25), Elvery’s (20% cashback), SSE Airtricity (10% back when paying by Direct Debit) and other partners. The cash back earned in one month is paid into your account the next month. NB there is a €10 a month account fee so do take that into consideration when calculating what you’d get back.

Over to you now. Have you tried any of these ways to save money or earn money at home? Any other ones to share? Tell us in the comments below. 

Ways To Save Money

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