Make (almost) everything from scratch. If you're not a particularly skilled cook this is probably the most intimidating thing I could say, but seriously, cook everything you can from scratch. Instead of buying a jar of pasta sauce buy a tin of tomatoes, some herbs and some garlic - boom, two servings of sauce for … Continue reading 7 ways to slash your food bill
This September marks the start of my masters degree, which although is really exciting, also marks the start of a year where I'm going to have some huge financial changes. Due to the number of hours I can work at my part time job without burning out alongside the very low student loan I receive … Continue reading Why I’m not buying clothes for a year.
Today I'm going to talk about something that I haven't before on this blog, and that topic is money. Since the beginning of the year especially, and after reading The No Spend Year, I've been attempting to become more conscious with where my money is going and what I'm putting into savings every month. In the … Continue reading Spending Diet
As January is finally drawing to a close, almost every shop on the high street right now is filled with red and pink Valentine's displays. With giant A3 cards, pointless teddy bears, flowers that won't last the week, and 'sexy' lingerie being advertised to 'give him a night to remember' (don't even get me started … Continue reading Why We’re Not Buying Valentine’s Day Gifts This Year