Financial Review of Week 35

The review of the week of 28th August to 3rd September. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SPENDING Milk and Lucozade (I was ill) £2 Shampoo, Conditioner, Coconut Milk, Fajita Spices, Poppadoms, Veg Rice x 2 £6.13 Milk, Orange Juice, Mozzarella, Apples, Cucumber, Gum, Bananas, Carrots £7.47 Disappointing Danish and Crap Coffee £4.30 Tin Opener, Whisk, Vitamin C Tablets £5 Donuts and Biscuits £1.65 […]

Financial Review of Week 34

Howdy everybody. Week 34 involved payday, so that meant we could buy food again without doing any ‘creative accounting’. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Vitamins, Stock Powder and Dried Figs £15.27 Rice, Naan, Poppadoms and Wraps £7.68 Meat for the boy, Frozen peppers and onions £10.29 Listerine, Toothpaste, Dental Floss £10.95 Milk, Sweet Potatoes, Chocolate Chips, Cucumber, Baking Potatoes, Bananas, […]


Hi everyone, Let’s get to it. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Mayonaise, Lettuce, Cherry Tomatoes, Burger Buns £3.55 Paracetamol x 2, Hay Fever Tablets, Gum £2.16 Milk, Mushy Peas x 2, Cheese, Cottage Cheese, Eggs, Paprika, Sweet Potato, Potatoes, Cucumber £9.63 Orange Juice, Milk, Bread £2.59 TOTAL = £17.93 DISPOSABLE/DISCRETIONARY SPENDING Travel (Day to Day) Bus Tickets x 6 = £7 Health […]

Financial Review of Week 32

Hello everyone. Delayed due to internet issues, here is the financial review of the week previous to this one (7th – 13th August) FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Orange Juice, Twirl Bars, Cucumber £2.35 Danish Pastries, Frozen Broccoli, Milk, Celery, Courgette, Bananas, Leeks, Cereal Bars, Carrots, Bread, Pasta Sauce £10.44 Chicken Tikka, Steak Pies, Frozen Peppers £6.29 TOTAL SPENDS […]

Financial Review of Week 30

Another week, practically another month. I survive, but barely. I have gone spectacularly off the rails. I need to get a grip. Anywho…. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Fake Feta, Milkshake for the boy, Orange Juice, Red Onion £2.86 Bag Charge, Icecreams, Milk, Bread £3.10 Big Tesco Food Shop £69.09 Tupperware £4 Cookies for the boy £1 Three shower gels £4.47 Microwave […]

Financial Review of Week (Checks Calendar) 29

HI EVERYBODY We are nearing payday, which is always exciting, but lesser so in this case because my wages this month will be severely hindered due to my month of madness (sick leave). This means the money is running out. And there is no way around it, if the definition of a No Spend Year […]

Financial Review of the week that just was (week 28)

Yep, another week has gone by and now you all have to sit through the weekly blog post about how I wasted my money and how I can’t make that mistake again (until next week). Ahem. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Pizza and Salad £2.95 Microwave rice x 4 and a packet of dates £2.65 Milk, Orange Juice, […]

Financial Review of Week 27

Hi everyone, A bit later than planned but here is my financial review of the week. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Batteries, Tape, Vitamin B pills, Ibuprofen, Hay Fever Tablets, Bath Salt £6.35 Magnesium tablets and Pro Biotics £12.28 Cereal Bars x 3, Bananas £3 Omega 3 Tablets £5.99 Hayfever Tablets, Paracetamol £1.13 Garlic Baguette and Pasta Ready Meal £2.82 Laundry Cleanser […]

Financial Review of Week 26

Hey everybody, it’s Sunday, that means it’s reflection time on the week’s finances. As this was a payday week the food budget amounts will be greatly inflated as I always do a monthly food order as soon after payday as I can. So don’t be too shocked. So here we, here we, here we f****** […]

Financial Review of Week 25

Well, everything has gone a bit to hell recently. We have stormed into the ‘over the over budget’ territory of the food/household shopping budget, and I have been getting by on not much more than hope. Here we go. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Ready meal (sigh), Garlic Baguette, Bread £4.12 Milk £1 Orange Juice, Baguette, Donuts £2.35 Frozen […]