Good Buys: The Perfect Ankle Boots

Good Buys: The Perfect Ankle Boots. Click on the picture to read how I finally found the perfect pair of ankle boots to take me from work to the park and everywhere in between.

Finding the perfect ankle boots! I’ve decided to start talking about my good and bad purchases. Money bloggers come in all varieties – for some, it’s all thrift and frugality, and for others it’s all coupons and bargains. Either “stop shopping” or “shop smarter” – with all sorts in between. I’ve always come down on the side of saving rather […]

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5 Frugal Things I’ve Done This Week

Click on the picture to read about the frugal things my family and I have been up to this week!

Five frugal things this week – What thrifty things have we been up to this week? I’ve actually managed to rustle up five again, I can’t believe it! 1 – Leaving TalkTalk We got out of our broadband contract with TalkTalk penalty free! We only had a bit left to go but we were desperate,  and as I wrote last […]

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5 Frugal Things I’ve Done This Week

Half term can be expensive - here are 5 frugal things we've done to make this past week more affordable! Click on the picture to read more about my 5 frugal things on homelyeconomics.com

5 Frugal things I’ve done this week – Half term week is an expensive one for most families, and although it’s a bit different for us as Little Balders goes away to visit relatives in the school holidays, we still had our share of expenses. Here are the 5 frugal things we did to make it a more affordable week!   […]

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Stationery Addiction: Episode 1

Stationery Addiction: Episode 1

Yes, I’m a stationery addict! We’d arranged to pick up my unsold artwork from the Under The Bed Sale in Sheffield this week, and as it was a fair drive of over an hour to get there, I suggested venturing off afterwards for a bit of shopping at Meadowhall. Whenever we go to a shopping mall, we do the rounds […]

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Supermarket Savings Hacks

Supermarket Savings Hacks by Homely Economics. Read tricks to make your food shopping cost less!

Need to learn some supermarket savings tricks? Think there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Maybe there is, but only once in a while – truth is, we all spend a pretty big portion of our incomes on food. I’ve been keeping track of our supermarket spending for the last two-three years, and it works out on average to over […]

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This Rug Has Ruined My Life

Click on the picture to find out why this rug - or maybe my cat - has ruined my life.

I wanted a rug… Why is it that we buy things, hoping that they’ll dramatically improve our lives, even though we know that they won’t? Ok, my living room rug hasn’t really ruined my life, but it has given me a lot more work than I had before I bought it. I wanted a rug for the living room. I […]

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