Category Archives: budgets

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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Lockdown savings

There was a rather interesting headline on Yahoo today, and you know me, anything to save a few bob (source) Woman who saved £10,000 during first two lockdowns shares her tips for stashing the cash My five eggs worth says … Continue reading

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Today is Wednesday 9th December

Good morning all! It’s another chilly and foggy day, but I’m not going anywhere so can stay snug and cosy indoors. We’ve done two washloads and Hubby has just taken it up to the launderette. After posting this I shall … Continue reading

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Energy suppliers

A very smart young man called Josh rang our bell today. He was wearing a transparent full face visor which was a nice touch rather than a mask as at least he didn’t look like a bandit. He was very … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Tokens #writephoto

Sue Vincent is our host for the Thursday Photo Prompt. This week, her prompt is Tokens: For visually challenged writers, the image shows a feather, an autumn leaf and two bright red berries or beads, left amongst the stones and plants … Continue reading

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Analysis of a phone bill

Things seem to be working now and Hubby has managed to access our account , though there is no way I’m going back into our joint email account today! As mentioned, our phone bill this month is way over budget, … Continue reading

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We went Shopping Today

The plan was to get into town early before the rush, so we left home at 7.45, stopping off for a potty break for Maggie. We arrived at our first shop at 8.20. Plenty of places to park, no queues … Continue reading

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A Budget Post (non governmental)

Warning: Long Post: get yourself a cuppa and some biscuits. Coronavirus: Poorest forced to borrow more to get through crisis The above headline caught my eye this morning (link) and although it doesn’t actually say how many people were included in … Continue reading

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