what options are open to people on income support and the like, looks like i'm on it for life now not by my choice but due to illness, i'm deeply in debt and don't know what to do
Or use loose washing powder rather than tablets, as it works out cheaper.
Consider washing clothes without any heat. All the washing machines i have had has had a facility where you can turn off the heater and wash in cold water. My family dont really get their clothes really grimey so 80% of my wash is done without heat. However, for the dirtier clothes, i put my washing on a longer programme but without heat or i soak them in the washer overnight and wash them on a 40 degree wash the next day.
When buying milk in those 6 pint bottles at your supermarket, take a carefull look at the quantity in the bottle. Select one with the most and get about an extra 3or4 cups of tea/coffee.
Penny, liked the tips on dishwasher but was wondering what sort of vinegar to use. Just the normal brown stuff or what? You also dont give quantities. Doesn't the vinegar make your dishes smell?!
Can you help this Forumite track some down?
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