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Halloween Fork Biscuits

Fork biscuits are a firm favourite in my house, so what better treat to make for Halloween? Only, Halloween fork biscuits require a little more imagination, right? Ingredients: How to Make Fork Biscuits: How to Decorate Your Biscuits: Content belongs to Sensibly Frugal Living Instagram Facebook Youtube

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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”

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”

Super Frugal Gift From Your Garden

If you have gardeners in your life, what better gift than something from your own garden? If you have plants that go to seed, when you harvest them, put some seeds aside to make the perfect gift. I like to harvest my poppy seeds and lupin seeds as they are some of the most beautifulContinue reading “Super Frugal Gift From Your Garden”

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”

The Sweetest Valentine’s Foodie Gift Idea

Me and my kids have made the sweetest Valentine’s treat/ foodie gift idea and I wanted to share it with you… Decorated Wafer Biscuits!! Aren’t they the cutest? Ingredients Pink wafer biscuits Melting chocolate Sprinkles Method: Melt your chocolate in the microwave at 30 second intervals. Stir in between. Get a tray or a pieceContinue reading “The Sweetest Valentine’s Foodie Gift Idea”

Planning Ahead: Presents!!!!

If you saw my latest blog on sinking funds, you’ll know that I am already planning ahead for the cost of Christmas 2022. That sinking fund is for presents for my kids and our immediate family unit. I do, however, still need to get presents for some extended family members and friends and that includesContinue reading “Planning Ahead: Presents!!!!”