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My Over 50's Spending Diary

edited 4 January 2018 at 11:02AM in Over 50s Money Saving
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  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    1 hopper bus journey (22nd & 23rd Sept) £1.30

    My Weekly Online Grocery Shopping special offers and price reductions saved me £22.08 this week (24th Sept)   :D

    Free Metro newspaper (25th Sept) 65p

    Lidl Bargains: 25th Sept  <3
    Deluxe Lamb rogan josh reduced from £2.59 to £1.81 I saved 78p
    8 Coated ice cream sandwiches £1.35 Tesco own brand £1.60 I saved 35p
    Deluxe petit pois 89p Tesco finest petit pois £2 I saved £1.11
    18 X 100g bars of milk chocolate with hazelnuts on half price offer 29p each, usual price 59p each I saved £5.40
    Sweet & crunchy salad 59p Tesco own brand 79p I saved 20p
    3 X Diced chicken breast on offer £2.49 each Tesco price £3.80 each I saved £3.93
    2 X 6 Fresh salmon fillets on offer £14.58 Tesco price £25 I saved £10.42
    12 X Cien herbal bath 750ml on offer (55p each)  £6.60 compared to 18 X Radox herbal bath 500ml (£1.09 each) £19.62 I saved £13.02

    eBay Bargains: 25th Sept  <3
    New Coast evening top £7.70 including P & P tagged price £40 I saved £32.30
    New Van Dal navy sandals £8.30 including P & P next cheapest on Van Dal UK website for £37.50 I saved £29.20

    Current Total = £4053.82
  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    Quidco Cashback  £3.21  :D 

    2 hopper bus journeys on 25th & 26th Sept £3  :D 

    CYO Make up bundle worth £56 from Boots online I saved £46 (28th Sept)  <3

    Free metro newspapers 28th & 30th Sept £3  :D 

    Lidl Bargains: 
    30th Sept  <3
    Basa fillets £1.99 Tesco price £3.30 I saved £1.31
    8 X Coated ice cream sandwiches £1.35 Tesco own brand £1.60 I saved 25p
    2 X Cod fish fingers £2.98 Tesco own brand £4 I saved £1.02
    Organic fair trade bananas £1.15 Tesco price £1.35 I saved 20p
    2 X Vegetable stir fry £1.70 Tesco price £2 I saved 30p
    Sweet & crunchy salad 59p Tesco price 79p I saved 20p
    Sweet mixed peppers £1.29 Tesco price £1.35 I saved 6p
    1kg Brown onions 59p Tesco price 85p I saved 26p
    Deluxe Alexandra potatoes 750g 69p compared to Tesco Finest baby potatoes £1.50 I saved 81p

    Current Total = £4111.74
  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    2 hopper bus journeys (28th Sept) £1.50
    1 hopper bus journey (30th Sept) 75p

    My Online Grocery Shopping special offer saved me £12.38 this week (1st Oct)  <3
    I received 4p interest on my savings account (2nd Oct)

    Lidl Bargains: 2nd October  <3
    3 X 1Kg Chicken legs £4.17 Tesco Clubcard price £5.40 I saved £1.23
    2 X Tomato Passata on offer 57p each Tesco price for Napolina Passata £1.30 each I saved £1.46

    1 hopper bus journey (2nd Oct) 75p

    Free Metro newspaper (7th Oct) 65p

    Lidl Bargains: 7th October  <3
    Haddock frozen fillets 475g £3.19 Tesco frozen haddock fillets 400g £3.30 I saved 11p
    2 X 1kg Chicken legs on  offer £2.78 Tesco Clubcard price £3.70 I saved 92p
    Stonebaked pepperoni pizza £1.39 Tesco own brand £3.50 I saved £2.11
    4 Birds Eye chicken burgers 99p Tesco price £1.65 I saved 66p
    2 X Vegetable stir fry £1.78 Tesco price £2 I saved 22p
    Royal gala apples on offer 79p Tesco Clubcard price 89p I saved 10p
    2 X White seedless grapes £2.48 Tesco price £4 I saved £1.51
    6 X Cien Herbal bath 750ml £3.30 compared to 9 X Radox herbal bath 500ml from Lil £9.81 I saved £6.51
    2 X Whole wheat fusilli pasta 500g 45p each Tesco own brand 55p each I saved 20p

    Poundland Bargains: 7th October   <3
    3 X Hardbacked books worth £44.97 I saved £41.97 
    6 X Neutradol Gel £1 each Tesco price £1.75 each I saved £4.50
    2 X Vanish oxi action spray 250ml £2 Tesco price for Vanish oxi action spray 500ml £3.75 I saved £1.75
    Mua lip assortment £1 Superdrug price £3 I saved £2
    Mua Eyeshadow palette £1 Superdrug price £3.50 I saved £2.50

    Current Total = £4195.46
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    sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    edited 10 October at 8:45PM
    My Online Grocery Shopping Clubcard prices and a coupon saved me £25.97 this week (8th Oct)  :D
    5 hopper bus journeys (7th Oct) £3.75  :D 
    Free Evening Standard & Metro newspapers (9th Oct) £1.30  :) 
     
    Lil Bargains: 9th October   <3
    6 X 500ml Hand wash £3 compared to similar in Poundland for £6 I saved £3
    3 Large red onions on offer 39p Tesco price 85p I saved 46p

    2 X 100g Ground coriander from Morrisons £1 Tesco offer price £1.58 I saved 58p

    4 X Neutradol gel from Poundland £4 Tesco price £7 I saved £3

    Superdrug Online Order: 10th October  <3
    2 X Nivea Men's Sensitive gift sets reduced from £20 each to £10 each I saved £20
    CK Obsession for Men EDT 125ml reduced from £59 to £23 I saved £36
    Free delivery worth £3

    1 hopper bus journey (9th Oct) 75p

    Current Total  =  £4293.27

     
  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    I used a code to take £5 off the purchase price of the film Queen & Slim from Talk Talk (10th Oct)

    Free Metro newspaper (11th Oct) 65p

    Lidl Bargains: 12th Oct  <3
    8 Coated ice cream wafers £1.35 Tesco price £1.60 I saved 25p
    360g Deluxe jumbo king prawns £4.38 Tesco price £7 I saved £2.62
    Alexandra potatoes 99p compared to Tesco Finest baby potatoes £1.50 I saved 51p
    1kg Chicken breasts on offer £4.19 Tesco price £5.27 I saved £1.06
    Vegetable stir fry 89p Tesco price £1 I saved 11p
    White seedless grapes £1.24 Tesco price £2 I saved 76p

    Free Metro newspaper (14th Oct) 65p

    Lidl Bargains: 14th Oct  <3
    4 X Cien Hand wash 500ml 50p each compared to similar from Poundland for £1 each I saved £2
    2 X 1kg Chicken wings £2.98 Morrisons price £6.20 I saved £3.22
    1kg Chicken breasts on offer £4.19 Tesco price £5.27 I saved £1.06
    1kg Pork shoulder steaks £4.19 Tesco price £5.29 I saved £1.10
    Frozen Basa fillets £1.99 Tesco price £3.3o I saved £1.31

    Current Total = £4313.57
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  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    1 hopper bus journey (12th & 14th Oct) £1.30

    My Online Grocery Shopping special offers & Clubcard prices saved me £32.51 this week (15th Oct)  :D

    Lidl Bargains: 16th Oct  <3
    4 X 500ml Hand wash £2 compared to similar from Poundland £4 I saved £2
    2 X 100g Premium milk chocolate on offer 69p each usual price £1.39 each I saved £1.40
    500g Smoked back bacon £2.59 Tesco price £2.84 I saved 25p
    2 X Deluxe Curry & pilau rice meals £5.58 compared to 2 X Tesco finest curry & rice meals on offer £6 I saved 42p
    500g Whole wheat fusilli 45p Tesco price 53p I saved 8p
    Vegetable stir fry 89p Tesco price £1 I saved 11p
    White seedless grapes £1.19 Tesco price £2 I saved 81p
    Steak seasoning 69p compared to my usual Schwartz steak seasoning from Tesco on offer £1.25 I saved 56p
    Jot paprika 59p Tesco own brand 90p I saved 31p
    Jazz apples £1.75 Tesco price £2.40 I saved 65p
    Golden delicious apples £1.15 Tesco price £1.60 I saved 45p

    Free Metro newspaper 19th & 20th Oct £1.30

    Hardback book from Poundland worth £16.99 I saved £15.99 (19th Oct)  :D

    Poundland Bargains: 20th Oct  :D
    2 Hardback books worth £29.98 I saved £27.98
    6 X Epsom salts with lavender £6 next cheapest £1.99 in my local chemist I saved £5.94

    Lidl Bargains: 20th Oct  <3
    2 X 75m Cling film £2.18 Tesco own brand £5 I saved £2.82
    Basa fillets £1.99 Tesco price £3.30 I saved £1.31
    Deluxe jumbo king prawns 360g £4.38 Tesco price £7 I saved £2.62

    Current Total = £4411.09

  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    Lidl Bargains: 21st October  <3
    3 X White seedless grapes £1.19 each Tesco price £2 each I saved £2.34
    1 Litre olive oil £2.29 Tesco own brand £3 I saved 71p
    8 Coated Ice cream wafers £1.35 Tesco price £1.60 I saved 25p
    Diced beef steak £4.45 Tesco price £5 I saved 55p
    Royal gala apples 99p Tesco price £1.60 I saved 61p
    Vegetable stir fry 89p Tesco price £1 I saved 11p
    1kg Brown onions 59p Tesco price 85p I saved 26p
    3 Large red onions 47p Tesco price 85p I saved 38p

    My Online Grocery Shopping special offers saved me £6.40 this week (22nd Oct)  :)

    1 hopper bus journey (16th & 19th Oct) £1.50
    2 hopper bus journeys (20th Oct) £1.50
    1 hopper bus journey (21st Oct) 75p

    Free Metro newspapers (21st & 22nd Oct) £1.30

    Current Total = £4427.75

  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    Free Metro newspaper (26th Oct) 65p

    1 hopper bus journey (22nd & 26th Oct) £1.50

    Lidl Bargains: 26th October  <3
    8 Coated ice cream wafers £1.35 Tesco own brand £1.60 I saved 25p
    Stonebaked pepperoni pizza £1.39 Tesco own brand on offer £1.75 I saved 36p
    Stonebaked spicy meat feast pizza Tesco own brand on offer £1.75 I saved 26p
    360g Deluxe Jumbo king prawns £4.38 Tesco Finest jumbo king prawns £7 I saved £2.62
    Golden delicious apples £1.15 Tesco price £1.60 I saved 45p
    Mixed peppers 89p Tesco sweet peppers £1.39 I saved 46p
    3 X Large red onions 47p Tesco price 85p I saved 38p
    Vegetable stir fry 89p Tesco price £1 I saved 11p
    White seedless grapes £1.19 Tesco price £2 I saved 81p

    Current Total = £4435.60
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    Free Metro newspaper (24th Oct) 65p

    Lidl Bargains: 28th Oct  <3
    8 Coated Ice cream wafers £1.35 Tesco own brand £1.60 I saved 25p
    2 X 10 Cod fish fingers £1.59 each Tesco own brand £2 each I saved 82p
    Frozen Skinless and boneless Cod fillets 475g £3.19 Tesco price £4.40 I saved £1.21
    2 X Deluxe petit pois 89p each Tesco finest petit pois £2 each I saved £2.22
    500g Smoked back bacon £2.59 Tesco price £2.84 I saved 25p
    Lighter mature grated cheddar £1.49 Tesco price £1.70 I saved 21p
    Deluxe red seedless grapes £1.59 Tesco price £2 I saved 41p
    Vegetable stir fry 89p Tesco price £1 I saved 11p

    My Online Grocery Shopping special offers saved me £7.47 this week (29th Oct)   :D

    1 hopper bus journey (26th & 28th Oct) £1.50
    2 hopper bus journeys (29th Oct) £1.50

    Saver Bargains: 1st November  <3
    Shower cap £1 Superdrug own brand £2.49 I saved £1.49
    Ariel Colour pods (63) £9.49 Tesco price for 57 £9.79 I saved 30p
    Dove intensive body lotion 400ml £1.99 Tesco price £3 I saved £1.01
    4 X Sure Advanced deodorant 200ml £2 each Tesco price £3 each I saved £4
    2 X 40 Carefree Ultra with wings £5.98 compared to buying 8 x 10 Carefree ultra with wings from Poundland £8 I saved £2.02

    Free Metro newspapers (28th & 29th Oct) £1.30

    Current Total = £4462.32


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    Epsom salts from Poundland £1 next cheapest local chemist £1.99 I saved 99p (2nd Nov)

    Savers Bargains: 2nd November  :D
    4 Dove soaps X 2 £1.79 each Poundland price £2 each I saved 42p
    2 X Dove Intensive body lotion 400ml £1.99 each Tesco price £3 each I saved £2.02
    6 X Neutradol Gel £6 Tesco price £10.50 I saved £4.50
    3 Shower caps £3 Superdrug own brand £2.49 each I saved £4.47
    West Lab bath salts 1kg £2 next cheapest local chemist £3.99 I saved £1.99

    £10 from my survey company (2nd Nov)  :D

    Lidl Bargains: 3rd November  <3
    2 X 1kg Chicken legs £3.38 Tesco price £4 I saved 62p
    2 X Deluxe Jumbo king prawns £4.38 Tesco Finest Jumbo king prawns £7 I saved £2.62
    Deluxe Lasagne for 2 800g £3.49 2 X Tesco Finest Lasagne 400g on offer £6 I saved £2.51
    Vegetable stir fry 89p Tesco price £1 I saved 11p
    2 X Steak seasoning £1.38 compare to my usual 2 X Schwartz steak seasoning from Tesco for £3.20 I saved £1.82
    White seedless grapes £1.19 Tesco price £2 I saved 81p

    Free Metro newspapers (2nd, 5th & 6th Nov) £1.95

    5 hopper bus journeys (1st Nov) £3.75
    2 hopper bus journeys (2nd Nov) £1.50
    1 hopper bus journey (3rd & 5th Nov) £1.50

    My Weekly Online Grocery Shopping special offers saved me £14.79 this week |(5th Nov)  :D

    Current Total = £4518.69




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