Downshift Trials – Part 1

In order to save money and squeeze my budget, I’ve downshifted quite a lot of different grocery and household items. What is downshifting? Well, it’s where you find an alternative product that costs less. For example toothpaste. You could go with the teeth-whitening, breath-freshening, dentist recommended Colgate/Aquafresh/etc. or you could buy the supermarket own-brand, which…

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Why a Whole Chicken is Brilliant Value

cheap cuts of chicken

If you’re a meat-eater, sometimes it can really send your grocery bill sky high. Luckily, there are some ways to get fantastic value for money when shopping for meat, in particular, chicken. Chicken is an all-round great meat. Just 100g is full of vital nutrients you need every day, such as 25% of your necessary…

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Control Your Grocery Budget

control your grocery budget

I always seem to go over on my grocery budget, but reading about fellow blogger’s decision to go back to a cash system reminded me that I never went over in the days I ran cash! So… we have also moved back to a cash system. I am losing out on a bit of cashback…

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