To follow on from last week’s Frugal Friday, but Fun post all about grocery shopping, a few more ‘foodie’ ideas; Cut back on takeaway: try a toasted sandwich or egg on toast for an alternative quick meal. I have previously posted about our efforts at ‘growing your own’ vegetables. When Australia was in the grips […]
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1. Take a few minutes to subscribe to the email catalogue for your local supermarket. We are fortunate to have both a Woolworths and a Coles in the same shopping complex so I can easily take advantage of the weekly specials of each. Whilst I prefer to shop at Woolies I quickly pop into Coles […]
When I was young, my parents and grandparents only bought something if they could afford to pay for it with cash. Being able to buy what we want when we want it, has largely been a privilege of Generations X and Y but unfortunately this has seen far too many of us rely very heavily […]
By definition; fru·gal (adjective) not wasteful; not spending freely or unnecessarily; thrifty; economical not costly or luxurious; inexpensive or meager www.yourdictionary.com Frugal. A word commonly used to define the miserable Dicken’s character, Scrooge, with his “Bah,” and “Humbug!”Possibly not a surprising choice of character given that A Christmas Carol was written in six weeks by […]
We have eaten free range chicken for a long while now, originally swapping over for the better taste and promise of less antibiotic use, and then staying firmly planted in the free range corner after watching the TV series Hugh’s Chicken Run where we actually saw the differences in chicken farming styles. We also choose […]