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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?”

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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”

My YouTube Videos For Surviving the Cost of Living Crisis in One Place:

I wanted to compile links to all my YT videos that I think might be useful for the cost of living crisis we are all facing. I have been working hard on YT content, and I hope you enjoy my videos. Please, don’t forget to like and subscribe. How to Lower Your Energy Bill HowContinue reading “My YouTube Videos For Surviving the Cost of Living Crisis in One Place:”

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”

Pillowcase Costume Ideas for Kids

The purpose of the following pillowcase costumes is to be easy to make (no sew) and affordable for all. I have used white pillow cases, but you can make what you have work for you. If you don’t have any old pillowcases at home, you can thrift some second hand inexpensively. You can watch myContinue reading “Pillowcase Costume Ideas for Kids”

Saving Money on Professional Hair Cuts

I have titled this post using the word ‘professional’ because many people think being frugal is cutting out all unnecessary costs and that hair cuts is one of them, so they do DIY cuts at home. I believe being frugal is being wise with your money and making it stretch for the things you want/Continue reading “Saving Money on Professional Hair Cuts”

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”

Repurposing a Basket into a Planter

Baskets can make cute little planters for the garden. They are also cheap in the charity shops, and I’ve managed to get some for free. There are a few tips to bare in mind when repurposing in this way, so I have included a small tutorial. You can find my quick IGTV video tutorial onContinue reading “Repurposing a Basket into a Planter”

5 Quick ways to Save Money

A lot of people live paycheck to paycheck and wonder how they’ll ever be able to save money. I have 5 quick ways to save a little money on everyday bills and expenses, so you can start your savings journey. Negotiate Internet Services If you are not happy with your internet expenses, ring up andContinue reading “5 Quick ways to Save Money”

Receipt Apps

I always get asked what receipt apps I use, so I thought it a good idea to dedicate a post to my favourites. If you don’t mind market research companies knowing your purchases, then this is a simple way to make a little money back on your shopping. It’s not a quick way to makeContinue reading “Receipt Apps”