Shop and Save – Tesco Healthy Living Reduced Sugar And Salt Baked Beans

This week I swapped from my normal big brand baked beans to store brand. This small tin was 25p, rather than the normal cost of 50p. I love baked beans, they go with everything (within reason). I wasn't sure I would like any other brand. I tried them on toast (with a little bit of grated... Continue Reading →


My May Goals – Weekly Update 2

  Earn another £10 Amazon Gift Card by doing surveys on Swagbucks. Yey!! I've achieved this whoop whoop 😀 Earn £100 by selling electronic resources. This is still going ok. I'm at £73 and this has been completely passive as I've not done anything but check what has sold. Pay another £500 off Walt Disney World... Continue Reading →

Shop and Save – Non-bio washing tablets

This week I swapped my washing tablets from big brand to store brand. I'm always cautious when changing washing products - what if they don't smell nice / fresh / clean? What if there is a reaction? But, it was time to try. When I bought it, I got 2 boxes of 20 tablets for special offer of £5 (normal price... Continue Reading →

Annual passes

If it’s something you love, why not put money into it? My hubby and I love going to our local zoo, Chester Zoo. It was where we went for our first daytime date all those years ago, and it’s where we got engaged. We love that we can just go there for a walk to... Continue Reading →

My April Goals update

1.Increase monthly mortgage overpayment to £38. I set this up via NatWest Mortgage Online and have received text confirmation that this is now in place. 2.Earn £100 by selling electronic resources. This seems slow at the moment but currently standing at £32.63 so this is nearly a third of the way there. As this is... Continue Reading →

Airport Lounges

While trying to save I imagine that airport lounges are not something people would normally opt to pay for (even if holidays are). We, however, have done just that on our recent trip abroad. On our last trip, in February, we flew at the same time and didn’t use a lounge. We bought two small... Continue Reading →

Walt Disney World 2019

One of our goals for 2018 was to save enough to book to visit Walt Disney World. This would be the most we had ever saved for anything, or spent on anything (apart from the house). It was a bit scary to be honest. We came back from Disney Land Paris in February 2018 and... Continue Reading →

Looking after the pennies

This saying has always been a saying as long as I can remember. It was only recently that it began to mean something to me. When I was in my 20s I had jobs, but never saved. I didn't have much free money (or I didn't think I did) and I didn't think a little... Continue Reading →

Saving, but still enjoying life

My main aim of this blog is to focus on saving money and bringing down the mortgage... but what's the point of saving everything if you aren't going to live life and enjoy yourself? Each month both hubby and I have a set amount in our accounts, this can be used to fund hobbies and... Continue Reading →

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