If you are regular here at Gypsy Soul then you’ll already know that we are not big shoppers. In fact, I’d say we are the complete opposite. I’m not sure if we’ve earned the title ‘minimalists’ yet but we’re certainly on our way. Continue reading “How To Save Money Shopping & Help Raise Money for Charity”
These days, entire books are written on running events on a tight budget. The knowledge-base is vast, varied, and focused on saving you money here there and everywhere. Some recommend cutting costs with your venue choice: avoiding popular Friday or Saturday night slots or perhaps opting for a slightly cheaper location. Continue reading “How To Save Thousands on your Next Party”
Saving money at home is a big passion of mine. We are always looking for new ways to reduce our monthly spending whether it be by cutting down on our food shop, reducing our outgoings or switching to a better deal. Continue reading “How to Save Money on Contact Lenses”
Whenever we buy anything new there will always be a GHG footprint related to that item including manufacturing, transportation and delivery. It’s almost impossible to not leave carbon footprint but there are certain things we can do to reduce ours. Continue reading “How To Get an Eco-friendly Kitchen and Save Money”
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.
Sometimes, being eco-friendly seems to cost more but it doesn’t always have to be that way. In honour of Plastic Free July, Arabella from Exeter Baby Activities shares 7 frugal ways your family can use less plastic and save money. Fabulous for your wallet and the planet! Continue reading “7 Frugal Ways to Use Less Plastic in your Family Home and Save Money”
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”
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”