Valentine’s Day on a student budget

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and for those of you who are finding yourselves in the position of being both a significant other and a university student who is strapped for cash, V-Day can often leave you in a pickle. To help you out, we’ve decided to share our nuggets of wisdom with you in order to solve possible money problems on Cupid’s favourite day of the year.  Handwritten and handmade  If you’re really, seriously strapped for cash this Valentine’s, a simple way to your other half’s heart could be through something handcrafted. Avoid large, OTT cards from high street…

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Valentines Day: How to do romance on a student budget

Valentine’s Day is only around the corner, and it doesn’t matter whether you’re single or coupled up there is no escaping February 14th. With the big day fast approaching you’d better have something prepared. I understand the thought of being soppy (especially when you’re only ‘seeing’ someone) can be somewhat cringeworthy. Im not talking about writing love letters or spending the day confessing your love for one another, it’s a chance to celebrate and who the hell would say no to making plans when there is an opportunity to have some fun. However, it can get a little pricey especially when you’re…

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Verses for my Valentine

Roses are red, violets are blue… we all know the drill. Fancy dabbling in the poetic arts? Interflora, one of the UK’s leading online florists is running a Verses for my Valentine competition that you guys could enter and be in with the chance to win an iPad Air 2. All you have to do is dabble in 140 characters of poetic wonder, perfect for the creative few. Not feeling the Valentine’s romance yet? Here are a few of the old classics to give you some inspiration: “A hundred hearts would be too few. To carry all my love for…

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Alternative valentine gifts

So through a wrong done, revenge lusting, bitter friend of mine I discovered the absolutely wonderful idea of Anti-Valentine gifts. Perfect for all those who are going to be avoiding Instagram and Twitter for the hoards of “look what my boyfriend got me” posts – here are some ideas of anti-valentine gifts you can treat yourself to. Grumpy Cat Memes. Nothing says anti valentine like hailing grumpy cat memes and sharing them all over your social network pages. Definitely a gift to yourself. Definitely not bitter at all. And will definitely leave your ex-boyfriend wishing he could still share your witty humour with you….

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The single’s guide to Valentine’s Day

For some, Valentine’s Day is a day of gifts and romance. To others it is an excuse to eat your body weight in chocolate and drown your sorrows. However, Valentine’s Day needn’t to be just for the lucky in love, find out how to make the most of the day with these top tips: Shower yourself with gifts Just because you haven’t found that ‘special someone’ yet doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t receive a box of chocolates or a bunch of roses! Treat yourself, take a trip to your local shop and spend your last drags of student loan on chocolate. With no one…

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