Ingredients kits, the guilt-free halfway house between takeaway and a decent cooking session, are growing in popularity. Exclusively for Independent readers, nationwide meal kit provider Hello Fresh is offering a 40 per cent discount on its delivery boxes which contain everything you need in the right quantities to make a gourmet meal, including family, vegetarian, BBQ and other options. Order online at hellofresh.co.uk/ind40, using code IND40.
Free burgers at Yates
Nationwide pub chain Yates is offering everyone who signs up for its newsletter a free cheeseburger or turkey burger and chips when they buy a drink. For more information, to sign up and to activate the voucher go to weareyates.co.uk.
For the 80s kids among you, or for those who wish they were, Maplin, provider of all sorts of techy things, is offering a £30 discount on a retro light show with the Morphing Red and Green Laser Star Pattern Projector. Using code N18JB at maplin.co.uk, you too could have thousands of green and red laser beams, shooting stars, hearts and more moving in time to the music for only £49.99. Or you could take the party outside with half-price, stainless steel, colour-changing solar lights for just £2 each, using code N46LK.
Squeeze in a last-minute break
If you're after a cheap and cheerful flight somewhere sunny to make the most of what remains of the summer, you could do worse than the £25 discount on bookings at lowcostholidays.com, or £30 off at easyjet holidays – both through Vouchercodes.co.uk. The two offers expire on 31 August 2013.
You may be heading off to work in shorts and a t-shirt right now, but for those with plans to sharpen up their image for the autumn, head to the Marks & Spencer Outlet website quick for 80 per cent or more off selected suit jackets and trousers: outlet.marksandspencer.com
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