This Wonderful World of Purchase Power: Financial Review of Week 8/52 2018

Ahem. I spent more on Thursday and Friday on personal spends then I have in some months. In fact it is very easy to say I spent more this week than I have in some months. It was all stuff that I needed, and also included The Boy’s birthday present, but the thing was I …

Financial Review of Week 7/52 2018

Hi everybody, I would like to thank all my followers, old and new, for reading, cheers! Let’s see how I foolishly wasted wisely invested my money this week. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Ice Cream, Milk, Golden Syrup £3.84 Milk, Wash Tablets, Orange Juice, Cheese, Frozen Sweetcorn, Apples, Rice, Prawn Crackers £14.92 Poppadoms £1.45 Coconut Water x 4, Pizza …

Financial Review of Week 5/52 2018

Hi Everybody, The house needed restocking of food, apparently, despite the cupboards being full, but I think I just have ‘new month = new stock’ as a train of thought in my head. This week I had some pretty good bargains, or ‘wombles’ as I call them. I bought a £61.65 Amazon order which contained: A …

Financial Review of Week 4/52 2018

This week has been great, but in the last hour I have made a clumsy and costly mistake. You see those cards in the photo? A nice stash of Birthday, Mother’s Day, New Baby etc cards. I totally spilt coffee on them. Now I have to weigh up how cheap I am versus how much …

Financial Review of Week 46

Hmmmmmmm. Something is amiss. As I went to do my weekly transmitting of bar code’s to Shop and Scan I noticed that I had 13 food shopping receipts. One show I love is Eat Well For Less on the BBC. On this show they take a family who are struggling with their food bills (although …

Financial Review of Week 45

Hello all. This is the last of these till Sunday when I do a review of this week’s spending, how exciting (not). FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Big Tesco Shop £61.86 Marmite £2.25 Toilet Roll £3.99 Milk and Bread £1.85 Probiotic £8.09 Lots of tins, Lots of noodles, Lots of tea £12.85 Coleslaw, Gum, Icing writing pens £5.34 Milk, Chocolate, Sandwiches, Mozzarella, Cucumber, …

Financial Review of Week 44

I’ve got a lot of catching up to do regarding these weekly reviews so let’s crack on. FINANCIAL REVIEW OF WEEK 44 (October 30th – November 5th) FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING (Things the boy bought whilst I was away) Chocolate, Fries, Pizza, Pepsi £7.29 Plasters £1 Strawberries £1.49 Chicken, Orange Juice, Bread Rolls £3.81 Flu Max, Cold Remedy, Deodorant …

My Top 10 Own Brand Products From Sainsbury’s

Disclaimer: The prices quoted in this blog post were what I most recently paid for the item, so it is possible they have changed since then. Also this blog post is entirely of my own doing and is not affiliated with or endorsed by Sainsbury’s in any way. As a student I almost exclusively shopped …

My Top 10 Own Brand Products From Morrisons

Disclaimer: The prices quoted in this post are based on the price I most recently paid for said product, and they may have changed since then. Also this post was entirely created by me and is not affiliated with or endorsed by Morrison’s in any way. I merely wish to share my love of these …

October 2017 Accounts

So I got into debt in October. I have paid the debt in full, but I’ll explain how it happened. MONEY IN (A quick recap. I do my monthly expenses posts based on the full calendar month, but my accounts posts run from payday to the day before the next payday). WAGES £1215.03 PRESENT £50 (My dad …