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BBQ Pyramids recipe BBQ Pyramids by Mrs E.P.Ducks on 1 slice of bread per person. Cover each slice with cheese (sliced), on which place a ring of pi...

The naughty elves of advent Well! The Elves have very kindly brought our Christmas tree down from the attic. Not to sure about the underpants for decoration! ...

Savoury Puff Pastry Christmas Tree... I sent Mr Frugal to the shop the other night for some bits and bobs and he came home with 5 boxes of ready rolled puff pastry that was reduced to 42p a roll even though it still had a few days left before it needed using

Look who's back The Elves arrived back from the North Pole yesterday. The children are of course thrilled to see them again. They arrived with adven...

Here are the side hustles I do to earn £5,000+ every month For the past few months I have managed to earn over £5,000 online from various side hustles, which you can see detailed in my monthly income reports. Many of you ask me exactly what I do, and here’s a little secret fo

What I Spent, What We Ate (for the first time in weeks! I missed a week because of my nose surgery, and then I missed a week because of Thanksgiving last week…but I’m back now!We did still eat food two weeks, but I don’t think you guys want me to rehash three week’s w

Five Fabulously Frugal Things I've done this week ... 1) I’ve had soup for lunch every day this week and thanks to some supermarket bargains, it’s cost me less than a pound for the whole week’s worth of lunches. I bought a pack of veg soup mix reduced from £1.25 to 4

Why Recycled Paper? – Guest Post Why I chose to use recycled paper? – C&E Designs – Emma Cottam At C&E Designs we create bespoke paper craft items, ranging from flowers to buttonholes to framed gifts to cards and tags. As...

Day 337 - More Shopping Money Spent Today - £3.32 Vouchers / Coupons/Points Spent - 0 All the £328.71 Budget Now Gone Vouchers / Coupons/Points Spent in Tota...

The Ultimate Dream Fund Update - November 2016 Another month over so I get to update the Ultimate Dream Fund. It has been a turbulent month for my investments to be honest. A lot of quite large ups and downs! However, as I don’t intend to sell any of my investments

Sums up his time of year Hello Dear Reader, I’m really struggling with the lack of light at this time of year. I comfort myself with the knowledge that the light returns on the 21st of December and then, day by day...

Charity knitting. I've had a few request for information on the blanket squares. They need to be 6 or 8 inches square. All colours,yarns and stit...

How to Save Money When Attending Wedding Celebrations The event was lovely. It was such a joyous occasion and it was nice to stay within a budget for the bridal party.

Time Warp House Photos. And a Perm Earlier this week my mom was going through some old photos we found during the garage clean out. There were a lot of throw away photos, but two really stuck out to me. I showed this one to Troy and told him to “not hat

A little bit of this, a little bit of that This post contains affiliate links. It’s time for a post full of random things! Ready? My nose is doing a lot better. (In case you missed it, I had functional rhinoplasty.) I’m 2.5 weeks post-op now. The swelling ins

Christmas Planner Printable... If you're not a naturally organised person then this simple but brilliant free Christmas planner printable could be just what you need.

Day 336 - Buying Salad Stuff Money Spent Today - £6.61 Vouchers / Coupons/Points Spent - £38.00 All the £328.71 Budget Now Gone Vouchers / Coupons/Points Spent in...

December Aims Hello December! I love this time of year and I’m so looking forward to Christmas. There are also lots of family birthdays in December. Mine is next week! Lots of things to look forward to. We are spending Christmas Day

How to make a personalised gift hampers for any occasion Hampers don't have to be impersonal last minute gifts. For an exceptional gift, make your own gift hamper tailored to the recipient.

It's almost December. Here are my plans. It feels kind of like I just finished with my summer bucket list and now it’s December. What the what?? I’m going to do a brain dump of what I want to do in December here, and if you want to do the same, feel free to

6 Practical Ways to Make Eating at Home Easy (and save money! Eating out is a big budget drain! These 6 practical easy tips will save you money by helping you eat at home more often, even when life is busy.

Clocks and Charity I've spent the past few evenings knitting squares. They are being sent to a lady on the Isle of Wight to be sewn into blankets for the ...

5 crazy things that actually sold on eBay in November 2016 Every month I scour eBay to bring you some of the weirdest things I have found that actually sold that month. The weird stuff that actually sells never fails to amaze me – and motivate me to get my weird stuff listed.

My Dream Pet... Every now and again, an email pops into my inbox that makes me squeal a little bit with excitement. That happened a few weeks ago when the lovely guys at Petplan emailed me to ask if we would like to do a drawing of our

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Re: Redecorating my Living Room on a budget – the after pictures….Eileen534
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