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Time to Start Christmas Prep

Yes, I know we are only in September, but this is your reminder to start Christmas prep now! If you want to spread the cost of Christmas and give yourself a stress free December, try the following things: Start Putting Away Treats & Food: If you can buy a few items you will need eachContinue reading “Time to Start Christmas Prep”

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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”

Scavenger Hunt- Free Printable (Countryside Edition)

After scrolling through my past posts, I realised I only ever made a printable version of my indoors scavenger hunt idea. I do have a post for various scavenger hunt ideas, but not a free printable. I plan to correct that today with a printable of my countryside hunt. I hope you will find someContinue reading “Scavenger Hunt- Free Printable (Countryside Edition)”

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:”

Our No Spend January Review

As you may be aware if you saw my earlier post, we have been on a no spend January. We wanted to keep our spending to just monthly bills and groceries. Today, is the last day of our no spend and I wanted to update you all on how we got on. We did it!Continue reading “Our No Spend January Review”

Sinking Funds & Why I Use Them

I have mentioned sinking funds on different occasions on this blog and have used them for a while. They are beneficial for saving for annual expenses that you know will be ‘spendy’ or something important you need to save for. If you haven’t heard of sinking funds, basically they are a saving tool to helpContinue reading “Sinking Funds & Why I Use Them”

No Spend January

After a heavy financial month in December and with the goal of buying a new-to-us car at some point in 2022, we are kicking of 2022 with a ‘No Spend January’. What is a No Spend Month? A no spend month is a month where you set yourself the challenge of not buying anything andContinue reading “No Spend January”

Christmas Bookmarks (Free Printable)

You know I love a good bookmark. I made myself and my daughter some for the Christmas season, and wanted to share them with you. I have included a free printable, so you can get some of your own. Download yours here: I think these make a great inexpensive gift as a pair or withContinue reading “Christmas Bookmarks (Free Printable)”

Slow Cooked Veggie Chilli

Incorporating meat free meals into your meal plan is a great way to save money. One meal that works well as a vegetarian meal is chilli. I make a three bean chilli that can be made as it is or with meat (if you prefer). Ingredients I can of drained kidney beans 1 can ofContinue reading “Slow Cooked Veggie Chilli”

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”