Category Archives: Money saving

Twenty One Ways To Save Money On The Food Bill

Swap olive oil for cheaper sunflower or rape seed oil when frying. Don’t buy prepared vegetables/salad, a bag of salad costs around the same as two whole heads of lettuce. Weigh each portion of rice and pasta so you have … Continue reading

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Budget Meal Plan

After my holidays I had to plan a week of very cheap meals. My budget had been blown on holiday and I had to make some savings! Here is my budget meal plan: Stir fry noodles with veg, peanuts and … Continue reading

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Money Saving Tips – Guest Post

I was delighted to have an email from a reader sharing their own ideas. A big thank you to Caroline Wilson for her top money saving tips: Caroline writes: “I have cut my online shop from £70 a week to about … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken Curry

I love curry and I wish I could eat Indian Takeaway all the time, but the cost and calorie factor are the major deteriants. Instead I try to make my own quick, healthy alternatives. Here is a recipe I made … Continue reading

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Student Recipe for Exam Time

I was talking with my neighbour this week and I was reminded that it is exam time. Her daughter is in her first year at Kent University; I take a particular interest in her progress because I too attended Kent … Continue reading

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Budget Meal Plan

I realise I’ve rather neglected my online meal plans for awhile. Needless to say I’ve been ploughing on with them at home, saving time, energy and money by sticking to my meal plans. A fellow blogger at crumbsfeedyourfamily.blogspot.com said of … Continue reading

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Twenty Ways To Save Money On Your Food Shop

At the start of the New Year I’m republishing this blog post. I know I need to say some money after Christmas! Here are some of the ways I’m going to try saving money on my food bill: Swap olive … Continue reading

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Christmas Biscuits

This year, saving on the pennies, I made gifts for my husband’s work colleagues. After seeing some Christmas Star Biscuits for sale as a gift in a posh delicatessant I decided to make my own Spiced Christmas Biscuits. I wrapped … Continue reading

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Quick Bread Rolls

I’m a big fan of yeast free products, particularly when it comes to baking. The biggest bonus to yeast free bread, rolls, pastries etc is that you can make them in super quick time. There is no need to wait … Continue reading

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Iceland

I sometimes pop into my local Iceland to pick up some good quality bargains. A friend recently asked me to recommend a list of what is good to buy there. So I thought I’d share my list and if you … Continue reading

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