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 restContinue Reading
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 restContinue Reading
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 restContinue Reading
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 restContinue Reading
Have you ever thought of doing mystery shopping or mystery dining? They are great ways to make some extra money, or save money on purchases you were going to make anyway.
In short you are paid to go in to a shop and complete a task, and then feedback on the service. … Read the restContinue Reading
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 restContinue Reading
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 restContinue Reading
I recently had the pleasure of visiting Wed2B in Bristol for a friend’s first wedding dress try on session. We went to Wed2B because the dresses are off the rack – so no long wait times and having to pre-order wedding dresses 6 months or more in advance – you can buy the dress on … Read the restContinue Reading