Sice joining here (from August) my life has changed so much. I am now able to feed 5 of us for less than £200 per month, bonus we eat better and I've refound my love of cooking. We eat far more vegetables and fruits and ours meals using my new slow cooker are much more filling, healthier and varied.
I've saved £420 cash thanks to Noggins head to head. I have now realised that I can go PT self employed and give up my FT stressful job that I hate and enjoy some of the hobbies I used to enjoy.
I have nearly £300 in my quidco account. I've earned £150+ in betting and I've got xmas all sorted, £120 worth of gifts for £24 from amazon, Dahl CD colection £18.99 instead of £120, books from book club deals, free make up, £130 trainers for £5 for daughter, PS2 games for a fraction of the price for the boys and I'm making my own gift sets for family members, invested in a soap making set and a bath ball set, £20 in total but will make at least 15 gift sets, also collecting beauty freebees to put in the sets. I have money in the bank, money in the purse, still wittling my debt away, a fridge full of home made delights, new found hobbies, more time for the kids...ah can life get any better.... Thanks so much martin for changing my life.:T
Thanks to MSE and all the moneysaving tips I can now work PT (instead of FT) to pay the bills and still have fun!!:beer:


  • Well done you for taking onboard the information so freely given here by all the posters and making it work for you :T:T

    Now.... about your telephony bills can we make any savings there :)
  • Thanks for that, I'm sure I could save on my telephone bills, I've recentlty moved home and currently have broadband and line with BT, I've had my bills and its costing with calls about £50 per month-be glad of any help/ideas to lower cost.
    Thanks to MSE and all the moneysaving tips I can now work PT (instead of FT) to pay the bills and still have fun!!:beer:
  • Hi Ya

    Well done. I be you are really chuffed with yourself.

    How have you managed to get your shopping down to £200?
    :happylove never give up hope
    last did ironing OCT 2006 - very proud of this :j
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