There will be custard

A lot of people go food shopping and buy the same things over and over again or on impulse with no plan and end up wasting a lot of food as it expires before being eaten. A few smug people will food plan against what they have in stock, what their plans are that week/month …

Eventually is where I got

Had a half day at work today. I celebrated having extra time at home by doing something extremely exciting and dangerous. I did a complete food cupboard inventory. Whaddaya mean that’s not dangerous? A tin could have fell off the shelf and hit my foot! As mentioned before I have food hoarding tendencies. There are …

Financial Review of Week 4

Hi everyone, Another week has passed, and I really hope I don’t spend any more as this week has been a wee bit spend-tastic (I will be the first to admit I sometimes take liberties with the English Language) SOCIAL Meal out with the boyfriend £15 Costume accessories for Friend’s Hen Party £4  I debated long and …

A full assessment of my monthly income

Hi everyone, Well as you know today was payday, wooo to the hoooo! I have decided to show the full extent of my finances by comparing my income versus my outgoings. So here goes: FEBRUARY 2017 INCOME (After student loan repayments, pension contribution, taxes and national insurance) £1206.26 OUTGOINGS Paying back boyfriend for Dr Who …

How to save money on your shopping

Ever heard of extreme couponing? It’s the act of collecting and stockpiling enough coupons that you can get something ridiculous like £1000 worth of groceries for 6p, or even free. There is a hit US TV series of the same name which will help give you the gist of what it entails. I am nowhere …

Adventures Close to Home

I have finally learned how to shop well. All because I nearly undid my 6 days of good work. I was food shopping, just a few essentials, when I went into Iceland (cheapest place for frozen veg based on price per gram-I work this stuff out) and saw a shelf full of Wok’s. I could …