Category Archives: budgets

Today is Wednesday 6th October

Good afternoon! Hope you are enjoying a good day, and your weather is kind. It’s chilly here in the UK but we have managed to get a wash load dry outside. The heat has gone out of the day so … Continue reading

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Today is Wednesday 25th August

Painting today. Not looking forward to it, but once it’s done, it’s done. Repairs in the plaster have dried out beautifully so now it’s a case of taking everything off the walls, dusting away the cobwebs, moving furniture so that … Continue reading

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A Bitter Pill perhaps

These past few days have seen me checking out a few things in readiness for this post. You might like to have a recap of the latter part on Monday’s post to get an idea. I know I prattle on … Continue reading

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Energy in your pocket: Just a thought

According to Ofgem, the UK average dual fuel bill is £1,131 a year, that’s £94.35 a month, which equates to nearly 4% of the average UK household budget. If you live alone or there’s only two of you in a … Continue reading

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Food, the final frontier

DISCLAIMER I AM NOT A FOOD EXPERT OR PROFESSIONAL DIETICIAN. THE BENEFIT ILLUSTRATIONS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE INTERNET AND MY COMMENTS ARE BASED ON PERSONAL EXPERIENCE. IF YOU ARE TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT OR HAVE HEALTH ISSUES, SEEK PROFESSIONAL HELP … Continue reading

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Time to go…………….

I don’t own a pair of shoes as I live in trainers or crocs for short walks or the garden, and shortly before my birthday I invested in a new pair of trainers. The ones I have been wearing were … Continue reading

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News article: Food diary

Hubby came across this in the online news and as you all know I am very food (and money) conscious so I thought it worthy of a post. Bearing in mind the writer works full time, but from home as … Continue reading

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Has Beens

Hands up those who remember the advert in the UK Beanz meanz Heinz? As a kid, I was never a fan of beans, much preferring spaghetti but I was in a minority. If Mum could get the small tins, or … Continue reading

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The Curious Case Of … How Good Are You With Your Money, Money, Money?!!

We have Rory aka A Guy Called Bloke to thank for this series. The Curious Case Of … How Good Are You With Your Money, Money, Money?!! Rory’s intro: As l explained in the introduction to this new mini-series – The … Continue reading

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Shopping on a budget

Hubby picked up on a headline today about a savvy mum spending £10 on food for the week in comparison to the government’s ‘£30 food parcel’ which probably only cost just over a fiver. I couldn’t find that one, but … Continue reading

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