What I downshift (and what I don’t) at Asda

What is “downshifting”? One well versed way to shave a few pounds off your grocery bill is to downshift from a premium or well-known brand to the supermarket own brand. The rule is simple: if you don’t notice a difference, or even prefer the own brand product, stick with it and save- or even downshift…Read More

5 ways to save money on your grocery shopping

How to save money on your grocery shopping This is one of those posts which at first I thought was stating the obvious a bit, as this is the way myself and my husband have always shopped, even when I was on around £25k a year more than I am now with no children. Because…Read More

Ways I aim to save money in 2018

It’s a new year and lots of us take this as a chance to start afresh, financially or otherwise. I have to say I’m not a massive fan of new year’s resolutions as I think if you want to make a change, do it now! Don’t wait for January to come around if it’s july.…Read More

Boxing Day Sales: How I bought over £200 worth of items for £6 cash

Before Christmas is but a distant memory I thought I would share my sale buys for the end of 2017. Of course, it is only a bargain if you need it in the first place, and in recent years I have become increasingly strict with myself in eensuring I don’t just buy stuff because it…Read More

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