Downshift Trials 2 – Save Money on Groceries, etc.

Last month, I introduced the concept of downshifting which I’ve been doing for several years. As I was a student from 2006 to 2014, I learnt to make do with a more simple lifestyle, and not to desire the luxury or high end versions of most things. This is a fantastic way to save money…

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Meat on the Bone is GOO-UH-OOD

Sorry to the vegans and vegetarians, you may want to skip this post… I am an omnivore, but I love my chicken, as you may have noticed, and I also love a bit of red meat. Who could turn down a nice bit of oxtail stew, leg of lamb, or a typical Sunday’s roast chicken?…

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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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