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Freezing Sandwiches

One thing I don’t let go bad is bread. My family do go through a lot of bread, so it never has a chance to get stale. However, if it doesn’t get eaten, or I find bread reduced in the supermarket, I like to ensure it gets used by making up sandwiches and freezing them.Continue reading “Freezing Sandwiches”

Frugal Flan for Any Occasion

I am all for a no bake treat that can work as a dessert for the family or a gift to take to a party or gathering. My tried and tested flan is so simple, and it is frugal because you can get approximately 8 slices out of one (depending how greedy you are). IngredientsContinue reading “Frugal Flan for Any Occasion”

Fruit Cocktail Jellies on a Budget

My children love the little pots of jelly that have fruit cocktail pieces in them, but I begrudge paying 50p+ for one small pot when I can make many more of them at home for £1.55. *I will include prices from in this post. These prices are accurate at the time of posting. WhatContinue reading “Fruit Cocktail Jellies on a Budget”

Back to School on a Budget

Back to school buying can be damaging to the bank account. School uniforms (UK) can be incredibly costly, and that’s not to mention the extras such as lunchboxes, sports bags, pencil cases etc. I have a few tips to keep costs down, and at the end of this post you can find affiliate links toContinue reading “Back to School on a Budget”

Frozen Yoghurt Drops

Healthy snack ideas are a must for children, especially during the school holidays. Healthy and cheap snack ideas are even better. I have a snack idea that is not only cheap, but simple to make… frozen yoghurt drops. You could even get the children involved in the process. Ingredients Natural Yoghurt Fruit pieces of yourContinue reading “Frozen Yoghurt Drops”

Spring Family Bucket List

Sunny spells, sudden showers, Easter holidays, and a sense of new life. That is what spring means to me. Get out and enjoy the warmer weather, even the wetter days, by creating a Spring bucket list! All of your activities can be free or inexpensive and you can still make the most of springtime asContinue reading “Spring Family Bucket List”

Amazon Gifts for Her

Giving gifts can be costly, but sometimes, we just don’t have the time or skill to make homemade presents. What if I told you that you could buy gifts for under £1 with free postage and packaging? Well, you can! I scoured for some cheap presents for her. Ladies Drop Earrings £0.49 and freeContinue reading “Amazon Gifts for Her”

15 Simple Ways to Lower Your Energy Bill

The winter months can be particularly expensive in regards to household energy usage. The tumble dryers are on more, the heating is turned up, and we spend a lot more time within the house on technology. With this in mind, I have compiled a list of 15 simple ways to lower the cost of yourContinue reading “15 Simple Ways to Lower Your Energy Bill”

10 Frugal Reasons to Grow Lavender

Not only is lavender a beautiful addition to your garden, there are other frugal reasons to grow lavender. Here’s my top ten: Lavender can be used in cooking. Using lavender as a baking spice can create tasty cookies and cakes. Lavender can be brewed as a tea to help you sleep. Pouches filled with lavenderContinue reading “10 Frugal Reasons to Grow Lavender”

5 D.I.Y Gifts to Make From Your Herb Garden

Do you have a herb garden, or thinking about starting one? One frugal reason to start growing herbs is to save money on gifts for loved ones. Yes, herbs aren’t just for eating. I have 5 D.I.Y ‘herby’ gift ideas to show you how you can make your herb garden stretch further. Fresh Herb WaxContinue reading “5 D.I.Y Gifts to Make From Your Herb Garden”