I recently had a letter saying that my gas meter needed to be upgraded as it was so old. I was also offered the choice of switching to a smart meter for both gas and electricity, and whilst I know that they are a controversial topic, I decided to go ahead. I am so forgetful … Read the rest
Today’s guest post is from Fiona at Savvy in Somerset. What she doesn’t know about reduced food and reducing food waste is not worth knowing!
Buying reduced food is something I’m a little bit obsessed with. The majority of the fruit, vegetables and meat I buy comes from the reduced section and if I … Read the rest
It’s day two of Second Hand September – but what is it? Well, in its simplest form, it’s a campaign organised by Oxfam to get people to say no to any new clothes in September. This is because every week 11 million items of clothing end up in landfill sites, which means the planet and … Read the rest
Regular readers of my blog will know I’m all about saving money. This doesn’t mean I don’t spend money or enjoy myself, but it does mean I shop around and make informed decisions about things which will impact my finances.
My mobile phone, and in particular my data, is one thing that I am not … Read the rest
The kids are about to break up for the summer holidays, and you might have up to eight weeks ahead of you of days to fill to prevent boredom! Whilst this can be a super expensive time of the year, here are a great roundup of ideas and posts to help make this the ultimate … Read the rest
There’s a great community of UK based money bloggers but just because we are money bloggers doesn’t make us perfect – I had a massive frugal fail just yesterday! In the words of Rag n’Bone Man – “I’m only human after all”. Whilst between us we have a massive variety of experience and knowledge about … Read the rest
Slimming World is one of the most popular diet or lifestyle plans not only in the UK, but also in the world. There are so many reasons why it is so great, and so I am going to share with you just a few:
- You can do it online to fit around your schedule –