Recipes


June 29, 2016

6 frugal food bloggers with affordable recipes must follow today!

Do you find yourself faced with a tiny food budget and hungry mouths to feed? Then look out for these amazing frugal food bloggers, with delicious recipes for when money is tight. Cooking on a bootstrap Jack Monroe has taken cheap eats to a different dimension. She’s become a highly regarded cook, campaigner, and author of A Girl Called Jack: 100 Delicious Recipes. However, all this came from when she was a single mother with only £10 a week to feed herself and her toddler. Her blog contains many carefully […]
June 29, 2016

How to save money on your food bill by buying in season

We folk in the UK tend to go overboard when we’re shopping for our food, resulting in expensive shopping bills and blown out budgets. This is partly down to the major convenient supermarkets inflicting their little marketing tricks on us, i.e. displaying the most profitable brands at eye level and the cheapest, basic alternatives out of reach. But, I also believe that a lot of it is down to not making the time to meal plan or buy food in season. By preparing and implementing a food strategy based around […]
June 29, 2016

Amazing hacks to save a fortune on booking flights abroad

Why splash the cash when you can get it cheaper? Our handy guide shows you when, where, and how to get the best value for money on holiday flights. Travel at the cheapest times The price of flights changes depending on the month, day, and even time you travel. Avoiding the weekends can heavily reduce the overall price, and flying out in the early-morning can knock off a few pounds as well. Research has shown that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays tend to be the cheapest days to fly as this […]
June 20, 2016

Incredible alternative uses of tea bags you didn’t know about

Brits still love a good cuppa! For many the idea of a soothing brew or detoxifying herbal tea puts a smile on our face. Did you know tea bags aren’t just a one-use item? While you may not relish the idea of using the same bag to brew more than one cup of tea, there are still plenty of other uses…. 1. Feed your garden Rebrew used bags in a bucket of water and use the resulting weak tea to water your plants and protect them from fungus. Alternately, open […]
January 21, 2016

Maximise Your Saving – Our Best Tips

Top tips for shoppers to maximise their grocery saving. Prepare a list Fail to plan and you plan to fail. Taking the time to organise your food shop before you get to the store protects you from unnecessary spending. Armed with a list you won’t be tempted or confused by offers you don’t need. Whether you’re a fan of pen and paper or you want to try the mySupermarket app, your shopping list is your number one ally in cutting costs and saving money.   Plan your Meals     So […]