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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”

Free Books on Amazon

I am an avid reader and enjoy finding books at my library, in charity shops, and I also check Amazon for freebies for Kindle. I have compiled a list of books that are currently free on Amazon with links. *If you don’t use Amazon to read ebooks, but would like to, you can get theContinue reading “Free Books on Amazon”

Winter Money Saving Tips

I love winter. It is my favourite time of year, but with winter comes some extra costs. I have compiled a list on how to save money and cut costs during this season. I feel autumn is the best time to get ahead on some of these tips, hence why I feel now is aContinue reading “Winter Money Saving Tips”

15 Tight Budget Lunch Time Meal Ideas Part 2

With the kids still off school for a few more weeks (UK), I wanted to post another tight budget lunch time meal ideas post. Here are just a few more of the ideas my family enjoy. Cream cheese and tomato slices on crackers Scrambled eggs and toast Tinned soups Tinned hotdogs and rolls Cheese andContinue reading “15 Tight Budget Lunch Time Meal Ideas Part 2”

Frugal Ways to Keep Your House Cool

In the UK, air conditioning doesn’t really feature in our houses, but this post will benefit those of us trying to cool our house without spending out on fans, or anyone with AC that wants to try and cut that cost a little. Open Windows at Night If you feel safe to do so (andContinue reading “Frugal Ways to Keep Your House Cool”

30 Super Scrimp Meal Ideas

*This is a re-post of a post from last year. I am getting many requests on social media for super scrimp meal ideas, so what better time to re-post this blog post for new and old followers. There are some weeks where we need to cut back more than others. If you are meal planningContinue reading “30 Super Scrimp Meal Ideas”

Making Ingredients Stretch

When it comes to saving money on groceries, it is not just about how you shop. You have to be a conscious cook and meal planner too. By this, I mean that making ingredients stretch and having a no waste approach to your meal plan is just as important. I have 5 tried and testedContinue reading “Making Ingredients Stretch”

10 Frugal Living and Personal Finance Ebooks to Check Out

Starting your frugal living or debt free journey can be daunting, especially if you have no clue where exactly to start. Why not take some tips and advice from people who have been there, done that, and got the t-shirt? I have compiled a list of 10 frugal living and personal finance eBooks that haveContinue reading “10 Frugal Living and Personal Finance Ebooks to Check Out”