Tag Archives: Money saving

Christmas Gift Biscuits

Let’s get on with some blogging, while I’ve been working full time for a few months I’ve not had time to stand still, but over the next few days I’m going to refresh some old Christmas posts to inspire you. I … Continue reading

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Best Ever Porridge Recipe

My son and I have porridge for breakfast most mornings. Oats are an excellent way to start the day; they line the stomach with good slow release carbohydrate; have soothing properties and are so much cheaper than the over processed … Continue reading

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Twenty Two Ways to Save Money on the Food Bill

I went food shopping today and I was reminded of my blog post about saving money on the food bill. Have you read it? Do you have any other tips to share? Please leave a comment. Swap olive oil for … Continue reading

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New Ways to Meal Plan

Normally I write a meal plan and do a big shop,  then the planning and shopping is out of the way for the week. This is my ideal situation, but I have to admit I’ve been extra tight on money. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Grow Your Own?

In my pursuit of both time and money saving in the kitchen growing your own fruit and vegetables is an interesting topic for me. I’m no gardener but before Baby G came along I did manage to grow a few … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Meal Plan

Why take the time out to get organised with a meal plan? Here are 10 reasons to persuade you… Using a structured meal plan saves time thinking and considering recipes each day; reusing meal plans or rotating a monthly plan … Continue reading

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ilovemealplans.com begins….

Woo hoo!!!!! My very first website, my first blog entry. It’s taken me about four months to get here and I’m proud to say from my meagre computer knowledge I’ve created this site all on my own. Well I promise … Continue reading

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