Tag: cheap

Eating Well on a Budget: Here’s How to Feed a Family of Four for Under £16 a Week

Eating Well on a Budget: Here’s How to Feed a Family of Four for Under £16 a Week

It’s the age old question. Can you eat healthily and save money as a family? My first thought was no. It wasn’t long ago that I hit rock bottom and had to rely on only £18 a week for food, for the four of us! […]

Travelling on the Cheap – Is it Even Possible?

Travelling on the Cheap – Is it Even Possible?

It’s nearly the summer holidays, which means we all need to find things to do with our children. I am not one of those who dread holiday times. I actually love going out as a family but travel costs often prevent us going very far. […]

Cheap & Easy Flapjack: A Healthy Picnic Idea

Cheap & Easy Flapjack: A Healthy Picnic Idea

My kids love picnics, especially when i promise to bring a sweet snack. These flapjacks fill the brief perfectly. They’re sweet, soft, so easy to make and have added fruit that the kids can’t see. Now that’s a win in my book! The fruit acts […]

Cheap & Easy Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

Cheap & Easy Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

At just 44p, this lovely homemade sweet potato and carrot soup is perfect for those “i can’t be bothered” lunches.  It’s such an easy and tasty soup to make, that i purposely cook more to fridge for the rest of the week. It can be slightly […]

Make Your Own: 30p Basic Loaf Recipe

Make Your Own: 30p Basic Loaf Recipe

You don’t need a bread maker to make a simple loaf your family will love. For just 30p, this homemade loaf goes well with soups or stews, and takes sonly 25 minutes to cook in the oven. Make up of only kitchen staples, this really is a family […]

39+ Low-Priced Kitchen Staples Every Family Should Own

39+ Low-Priced Kitchen Staples Every Family Should Own

I know I bang on about kitchen staples a lot, and how having a well-stocked pantry not only gives you the option to swap and change your meal plans around but also means you can whip up a meal on the fly in no time. […]

11+ Cheap Activities to do with Kids in the Easter Holidays

11+ Cheap Activities to do with Kids in the Easter Holidays

It may feel like the kids have just gone back to school, but with Easter just around the corner, be prepared for another two and half weeks of entertaining your little ones. Half terms don’t have to break the bank, though! From cheap days out […]

Easy & Cheap Kid Worthy Cupcakes: Make 12 for Just 69P

Easy & Cheap Kid Worthy Cupcakes: Make 12 for Just 69P

At only 69p for 12 cupcakes, these make a great frugal rainy day activity for the whole family. My kids love making these cupcakes, mainly because they’re quick and easy to make, and only take around 20 minutes to cook! You can’t freeze them, but […]

Family Fakeaway: Cheap and Healthy Sweet & Sour Chicken

Family Fakeaway: Cheap and Healthy Sweet & Sour Chicken

I love sweet and sour chicken. Before the kids, we spent a staggering £20 on a Chinese meal for two. Now, being far more frugal, I make my own and still enjoy it week in week out. At just £1.05 a portion, this is a bargain of […]

Cheap and Easy Pancakes: A Treat for Just 86p 

Cheap and Easy Pancakes: A Treat for Just 86p 

Pancakes are a huge hit in my house, especially covered in a chocolate spread or golden syrup. These pancakes are the easiest to make, come in under a pound and can serve 12, or 4 hungry mouths. A perfect frugal treat for any family living on a […]