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Cheap Party Favour Idea: With FREE Printable

Are you planning a kids party? Wondering what party favours won’t break the bank, but will keep everyone happy? Why not hand out popcorn cup/baggies? Popcorn is great because you can buy or make large quantities inexpensively. Disposable cups or cellophane / paper bags work well, and for that finishing touch, why not add oneContinue reading “Cheap Party Favour Idea: With FREE Printable”

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Are You Prepping for Winter 22?

I am very aware of the energy price cap increases and how this will make winter particularly hard (UK). I have been gathering up some things and prepping for winter to lower our electricity usage where possible: Tips: Warm Yourselves Before Your Rooms Can you add layers and try to keep yourself warm before turningContinue reading “Are You Prepping for Winter 22?”

Sourcing Back to School Supplies

The start of the school term is fast approaching (UK) and for many it can be an expensive time. I am all for keeping back to school costs low, and here is how I suggest to do it: Gather What You Have Shop your house first. Check your stationery supply, and see if old uniformsContinue reading “Sourcing Back to School Supplies”

7 Grocery Shopping Mistakes

With the cost of living crisis fully raging, we all need a little help to curb costs where we can. Groceries can be a huge expense if you’re not vigilant with your spending. Here are my 7 grocery shopping mistake to avoid! Not Working Out the Price Per Unit Divide the price by the unit/Continue reading “7 Grocery Shopping Mistakes”

The Stigma Around Buying Second Hand

With people being more environmentally conscious and looking to live more sustainably, the world is slowly moving toward being more frugal in the way we buy i.e. buying second hand over new items. However, there is definitely still a stigma around buying second hand items. Where does this stigma stem from? I believe that theContinue reading “The Stigma Around Buying Second Hand”

Treat Your Time Like Money

Isn’t it quite something that we’d happily waste time but not our money? This post is all about appreciating what is the most important of the two, and how we can stop wasting our own time. ‘There is never enough time to do everything, but there is always enough time to do the most importantContinue reading “Treat Your Time Like Money”

Super Simple Halloween Costumes on a Budget

Halloween costumes can be really pricey, especially if you have multiple children. Here are some of my ideas for cheap, easy to make costumes. You can find a video tutorial for these costumes on my YouTube channel: Budget Costumes Crazy Scientist Old white shirt Fake blood Crazy hair (hair gel) Glass jar Fake fingers FoodContinue reading “Super Simple Halloween Costumes on a Budget”

Repurposing: Simple Storage Ideas

Storage can be an issue for us all. I have some nifty repurposing ideas for tidying and storage solutions in the home. Washing Basket Toy Box Takeaway Tub Drawer Separators Cardboard Bow Holder Cereal Box File Cutlery Drawer Jewellery Tidy Content belongs to Sensibly Frugal Living Pinterest Instagram Facebook

How to Get Free Ebooks

I am a massive book lover, and I always get asked where I find free ebooks. I thought I’d let you in on some of my tricks: Search Amazon Top Free 100 Authors, especially self-published ones, want reviews or to get readers invested in a series. The best way to do this is offer yourContinue reading “How to Get Free Ebooks”

Can I Still Sell Unwanted Items During a Lockdown/ Pandemic?

Yes, you most certainly can still sell unwanted items during a lockdown/ pandemic, but there are some ways to do so wisely. This post is aimed at selling items locally i.e via Facebook Marketplace etc. I always get questions about selling items this way during a lockdown as there is to be no contact betweenContinue reading “Can I Still Sell Unwanted Items During a Lockdown/ Pandemic?”