Cutting down the cost of our weekly food shop has been a mission of mine for over 3 years now. We’ve tried various different money saving tips that we’ve heard of from others. Some have worked really well and others have been a waste of time. Continue reading “6 Tips for Saving Money on Food – CNUK Frugal Foodie Campaign”
Over the last 4 weeks, I have been taking part in the money saving diary challenge with Scottish Friendly.
The aim of the challenge was to:
- Record my spending habits in a diary for 4 weeks.
- Look back at my expenditure and see what I could save on.
- Share my results on my blog.
Back in 2015, I decided to make the switch from disposable sanitary items to reusable ones. My main reason for switching was to reduce my bathroom waste. My second motive was to save money. Continue reading “How I Saved £84 last Year by Switching to Reusable Pads”
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I wrote a post back in 2015 called New Ways To Save and Make Money This Year; it was pretty popular so I thought I’d create a new one with how I plan to make money in 2017. I’ve been working so hard this year and I really want to see a significant increase in my earnings next year, otherwise what’s the point right?
Continue reading “How I Plan to Make Money in 2017”
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I am constantly on the lookout for ways to save money as well as make some extra money on the side. A really easy way of making extra cash is by using a free cash back site whenever you shop online. Continue reading “How to use Kidstart for Free Cash Back for your Children”
I have now been using reusable sanitary pads for over a year and in that time I have had people ask a variety of questions about switching. Today I thought I’d answer some of those questions. Please do bear in mind thought that this is my experience of reusables and other people may have had a different experience. Continue reading “Getting Started with Cloth Sanitary Pads – FAQ’s”
December is always a time of year when I put my ‘thrifty head’ on. I find if you’re not careful the costs can easily spiral out of control. There is so much temptation out there to just buy that or maybe just add that in! Continue reading “Thrifty DIY Christmas Decorations”
Over a year ago I decided to make the switch from disposable sanitary products to reusable ones in a bid to help reduce my household waste. For anyone that isn’t familiar with reusable pads they work under the same principle as reusable nappies, in that you use them and then you wash them to use again. Granted this isn’t to everyone’s taste but personally I would never switch back to disposables now. Continue reading “Bloom & Nora Reusable Sanitary Pads Review”
You’ve packed your bags, arranged your transport and left early to get to the airport in plenty of time for your flight only to discover when you get there that the flight has been delayed. Annoying right? Did you know that you can claim compensation for that? Continue reading “How to Claim Compensation for Delayed Flights”
I’d like to think that as a family we are fairly waste conscious, we always use up our leftover food and we compost anything that we can’t eat. This Halloween I decided that we would make the most out of pumpkins to reduce our waste. A massive 18,000 pumpkins are thrown away every year due to Halloween. That’s a lot! Continue reading “How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds”