Category Archives: Frugality

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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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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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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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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According to whom? A reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Inflation is down to 1.9% according to the media today. When I’d finished spluttering into my cuppa, I had to laugh. Inflation as measured by the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) dropped to 1.9 per cent in…

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Household Budgets

Hubby was listening to something on the internet about budgets yesterday and how to adapt when income has diminished to make ends meet. As we walked Maggie for the final time last night, we agreed that although we are on … Continue reading

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Misleading title

I saw a headline yesterday saying that due to the Coronavirus, household utility bills could rise by £32 per month  (source) That sent panic alarms, buttons, palpitations and heaven knows what else through my head as our utility bill for … Continue reading

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Thoughts about colder days

I woke up this morning before 6am, not just because Maggie wanted to go out, but because I was chilled. Getting the DWP letter last week was a blow, but it’s not the end of the world for us, and … Continue reading

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