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Holiday Preparations Today I'm doing the last few bits of house readying, I would have done it yesterday but I nipped into the shop just to sort out some books and ended up staying all afternoon...

Day 239 - Homegrown Food I thought it is about time that I listed the home grown food that we are eating just for the record, as it is now the part of the year that we are in full production in the tunnels and out on the Veggie Patch...

Frugal Christmas: A tale of two jigsaws A few red buttons from the button tin and a piece of silver ribbon I saved from who knows where, added the finishing touches nicely...

Five Frugal Things peaches, textbooks, deck stain, and a free audiobook While out running other errands yesterday, I popped by the produce stand and saw an overflowing box of bruised peaches...

Will I ever stop worrying? And as if that wasn't bad enough, he's left his phone at home as he didn't want it to get damaged...

How we can afford to go to Disney World every year We absolutely love to visit Disney World, since my husband proposed there, we have honeymooned there and enjoyed other holidays there...

Day 237 - Stocked Up for the Rest of the Year I did exactly as I said I would and drove to Sainsbury's to do this bulk shop with some of our Nectar points and to use the coupon that would give me £2 worth of Nectar points to use next time I shop there...

Garden Update We're now getting to my least favourite time in the garden, namely the end of the summer growing season...

A two-weeks-left bucket list update My annual summer bucket list isn't a list of things I want to do before I die; rather, it's a list of things I want to do before summer kicks the bucket...

Apple Fritter Cinnamon Rolls There is one main thing that I look forward to in Fall beside bonfires and pumpkin flavored coffee...

Day 236 - Spending Wisely Lovely Hubby got this Sainsbury's coupon when he bought fuel last week, and for once it's one I can use...

Make Money as a Part Time TV and Film Extra Want to see you favourite show get filmed while being paid at the same time? Then join the world of TV and film extras and earn some money in the process...

A Good Start to the Week On my dog walk this morning, I couldn't resist popping my head into the Little Free Library up the road...

Day 235 - A Free Drink Yesterday we had a most delicious drink, cooling and thirst quenching sat on the bench outside the house, on a hot, humid and for Lovely Hubby, hard working day...

5 of my favourite warming soup recipes…. I think I must have made soup at least twice a week every single week since I got my soup maker last Christmas and I've tried out so many soup recipes that I can't even remember most of them...

Absent - Blackpool Winter Gardens I had been a little sceptical at first, but as soon as we entered the first room and events started to unfold I was hooked both by the story and, of course, by the amazing architecture and features of the Winter...

Meal Plan Monday #28 Hello Monday! This marks the last full week of my holidays, which are seemingly flying over way too fast...

Freebie And Bargain Of The Week Bargain of the week made me very happy indeed, Home Bargains were stocking brown basmati rice, £1 for a 1kg bag...

Day 234 - Leftover Potatoes I picked a few peas from the plants in the net tunnel, and realising that they were really not enough to bother cooking on their own and could so easily have disappeared as a snack on the way back to the house, I...

Five Fabulously Frugal Things I’ve done this week …. We're halfway through a week away so this week's five fabulously frugal things post is brought to you live from Butlins in a very wet Bognor Regis where I'm sat writing it whilst the kids are in their bedrooms...

So then... I'm sure the rest of you have had enough but our soil is now bone dry down to around 12" and all fruit is dropping of as the trees just cannot cope...

How to Find the Best Home Broadband Deals With tablets, laptops, and Netflix dominating our living rooms and continuing to become even more popular, broadband is a crucial home requirement...

Take Control This has been proven to increase happiness , and, if you use public transportation or walk or bike , you will cut down ENORMOUSLY on cost...

Five Frugal Things I know I mentioned sharing a post about cost-per-use, which I meant to publish yesterday, but, you know, life got in the way...

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