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Minimize summer spending

Try minimizing expenditure on food and drinks on your days out in the summer. Buying food and drinks on summer days out can be expensive. Try taking a packed lunch with you. Get the kids involved in making some of … Continue reading

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Make yer own tomato based pasta sauce.. its not hard!

A tin of tomatoes will cost roughly around 55p but a jar of pasta sauce can be up to 4 times the price! So don’t bother buying all that “special” jars of pasta sauce. All you need is tin of tomato, some … Continue reading

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Save that stock!

If you are boiling meat don’t throw away the water, Strain it, cool it down, remove the fat on the top and use the water as stock for soups and gravy! 

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Clothespins for sealing

Dont bother spending money on fancy food bag seallers and clips, just use ordinary wooden or plastic clothespin to seal your crisp, dried fruits, nuts, cereals packets. You can also use stationary folder clips. They work fine.

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Go Bananas!

Freeze old bananas. Use them in a banana cake at a later date! Slice them up and put them in a zip-lock plastic bag and freeze them. You can also drop a few of them in the food processor when … Continue reading

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Turn old bread into croutons.

Dont waste old bread, cut them into cubes (your prefered size), drizzle some olive oil, sprinkle some salt and dried herbs, spread them into a single layer on a baking sheet and bake them until dry and crispy. You can … Continue reading

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Freeze yer milk!

Did you know that you can freeze milk? Lisa’s mom does it all the time. Just remember to remove some milk from the carton cause they will expand when frozen and might burst the plastic carton.  The milk might separate … Continue reading

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