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How teens can earn extra money online

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Christmas and New Year really puts strain on your wallet, right? The shopping for the perfect gift and fulfilling everyone’s wishes can be costly, so earning a little more cash can help to maintain it’s quantity. In this blog I am going to share some of the ways I like to earn money as a teen under 16. If you are under 16, you will know that there aren’t many available well-paying jobs for younger people; if you can’t get paper rounds or work in a small local business, what is out there to help you earn a little money? I would like to show you some of the ways that I earn money and receive gift cards for free without moving from your phone! Not everyone receives pocket money for chores, so are there other ways? Of course! Selling your old things is simple and effective, you could go to a car boot sale or garage sale, but it isn’t as effective as what I like to do. It’s possible to sell all of your old items with a couple of taps on Gumtree and Shpock; I’m often looking at t…
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New Years ResolutionsHappy New Year! This is a shorter post where I will be sharing my New Years Resolutions in bullet point form: Keep up to date on my blog Get 50 followers by the end of 2019 Balance my school and blog life Read a lot more books and share my reviews on here Finally stay happy and motivated all year round!
What are you planning to achieve this year? Are your goals accomplishable and possible? Feel free to share them in the comments, someone may have the same or a similar one to you!

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Boxing Day Sales ~ Where do I shop and what did I get?The Boxing Day sales have begun and not only is it fun to go on a lengthened shopping spree picking up bargains and paying with gift cards and money that you’ve received for Christmas, but the perfect opportunity to plan for the year ahead! Birthday presents, Christmas gifts, wrapping essentials, you name it and you can find it in the sales for cheaper, to prevent you spending more in the long run.

It’s the perfect time of year for me and when I buy many Christmas gifts for friends and birthday gifts for relatives. Consequent to half of my family having birthdays in January and February, it’s a brilliant and worthwhile time to get considerate and thoughtful gifts 50% off! It allows you to spend to your hearts content whilst saving your wallet, as you get two times the items. In the following, I will be sharing with you my favourite shops for good deals and what I bought in them (kind of like a giant shopping haul ~ with …
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Blogmas Day 7 Happy Blogmas Day 7!!!!!!! I love making little festive biscuits as they’re great for lunch boxes and snacks or if friends and family are visiting. These melted snowman biscuits are really good and fun. It’s a quick and easy recipe with a scrumptious result!


Ingredients:
125g icing sugar 15ml warm water
Rich tea biscuits
Snowmen marshmallows (I bought these in ASDA and hey are individually wrapped if you don’t use all of them, but if you can’t find them you can just ice the faces in icing pens on marshmallows)


Method:

1. Make the icing by mixing the icing sugar and warm water. Whilst it is thickening place the rich teas on to the plate.













2. Add icing to the biscuits and add the marshmallows (decorate them if you need to).


3. Leave them to set and enjoy your festive food!








If you try this recipe let me know how it goes in the comments and mention whether you made your own marshmallows or bought them and whether it made a difference or not. I ate mine and they were…
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Blogmas Day 6 Happy Blogmas Day 6!!!!!! I’m afraid this one isn’t as long as there is a similar one later in the countdown. Do you find Christmas shopping the most expensive time of the year, especially with the demands and pressure? You’re not the only one, but don’t worry I will show you how to save money and buy gifts for less!
I usually buy my gifts in the January sales the year before if I can, but if I can’t I like to get good deals on the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. I bought a lot of my items in sales this year as I probably halved the cost at least! As I am making DIY and Homemade gifts for everyone which means I have a lot of the stuff in already. My favourite sale is the Boots January sale and it is where I buy all of the gifts for my friends and people who have birthdays after Christmas.
If you wrap presents with minimal paper and ration the sellotape, you can actually save a substantial amount! Along with making your own tags and bags from wrapping pa…
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Blogmas Day 5 Happy Blogmas Day 5!!!!! I love to listen to Christmas music in the car and the house to get me into the festive spirit and I am going to share my Top 15 favourite Christmas songs of all time with you:
Do they know it’s Christmas~ Band Aid because it is very topical and catchy.
Let it Snow Let It Snow Let It Snow ~ Dean Martin because I used to dance and sing to it when I was little.
Never do a Tango with an Eskimo~ Alma Cogan because it’s catchy and great to dance to.
Little Drummer Boy~ Boney M because I love the drum sound and the voices.
Last Christmas ~ Wham! because it has a great tune, the adaptation is funny too!
Fairytale of New York~ The Pogues because it sounds really old and the lyrics are funny, even if they’re a bit rude!
Christmas (Baby please come home)~ Darlene Love because I love the tune of it.
Walking in a Winter Wonderland ~ Michael Bublé and Rod Stewart because it reminds me of when I visited Winter Wonderland in London when I was younger.
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Blogmas Day 4 Happy Blogmas Day 4!!!! Today I am going to show you how to make a sweet filled light bulb gift, which is perfect for everyone (I am giving it to my sister who is into science and has a lot of light bulb moments)!
Firstly, You will need:
Fillable light bulb decoration (I found mine in Hobbycraft) Skittles and M&Ms (I went for red and green for Christmas and orange and yellow for a light)
Card and fine liner (I decided on Christmas colours again)!
Pencil and ruler
Hole punch
Scissors
Ribbon








How to do it:

1. Make your label and write a Christmas quote on it, I chose “I hope your Christmas is Merry and Bright!”




2. Fill your decoration and attach the tags using a ribbon.


3. Now your gift is ready to give to whoever you wish as many people love homemade gifts!



Let me know if you try this and how this goes for you down in the comments, I am really excited to gift mine!



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