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My Over 50's Spending Diary

edited 4 January 2018 at 12:02PM in Over 50s Money Saving
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  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    Lidl Bargains: (11th & 13th Sept) :D

    2 X Cien antibacterial hand wash 500ml 59p each = £1.18 compared to a similar product from Poundland, I saved myself 82p

    2 X Snacktastic multipack of 6 crisps 65p each = £1.30 compared to Tesco own brand 77p each I saved 24p

    Fin Carre 100g MIlk chocolate and hazelnut 59p compared to Cadbury's from Poundland I saved 41p

    2 packets of Tower Gate custard creams 400g compared to Tesco own brand 44p I saved 32p

    2 X 500g Red seedless grapes 95p each compared to Tesco own brand at £2 each I saved £2.10

    2 X Sweet & Crunchy salad on offer for 49p each compared to Tesco for £1 each I saved £1.02

    2 X Fin Carre 100g Dark Chocolate at 39p compared to Galaxy Dark from Tesco at £1 each I saved myself £1.22

    2 X multipack 6 Snaktastic crisps at 65p each compare to Tesco own brand at 77p each I saved 24p

    6 Jazz apples £1.95 compared to Tesco at £2.25 I saved 30p

    2 X Tower Gate Bourbons 400g 22p each = 44p compared to Tesco own brand 400g I saved 16p

    2 X 30M Strong Kitchen Foil at £1.99 each = £3.98 compared to Tesco own brand at £3.40 each I saved £2.82

    4 Fresh Peaches 79p compared to Tesco at £1.25 I saved 46p


    2 hopper bus journeys (13th Sept) £1.50

    I got a free ticket in Row B from the stage to watch Heartbeat of Home that saved me £71 (14th Sept) :j:D:T

    3 hopper bus journeys (14th Sept) £2.25

    I got a free ticket for the live podcast Trolled that saved me £14.50 (15th Sept) :D

    6 hopper bus journeys (15th Sept) £4.50

    3 X M & S jacquard high leg briefs from eBay for £6.97 including P & P compared to the tagged price of £6 each I saved £11.03 (16th Sept) :D

    I bought 1 Hardback £20 and 1 Paperback book £7.99 from Poundland for myself and I saved £25.99 (16th Sept) :D

    2 X Nando's Hot Marinade from Poundland for £2 compared to the price on the bottle of £2.19 each I saved £2.38 (16th Sept)

    1 hopper bus journey (16th Sept) 75p

    Free Metro newspaper (16th Sept) 60p

    Current Total = £7277
  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    My Weekly Online Grocery Shopping special offers & price reductions saved me £17.77 this week (19th Sept) :D

    1 hopper bus journey (18th Sept) 75p

    1 hopper bus journey (20th Sept) 75p

    2 hopper bus journeys (21st Sept) £1.50

    My older daughter gave me 2 X 1kg of Westlab Mineral Bath Salts which saved me £7.98 (21st Sept) :D

    A friend bought me a bottle of water in the pub £2 and gave me a lift home in his car saving me my bus fare 75p (20th Sept)

    Free Metro newspaper (23rd Sept) 60p

    2 X Sure Motion Sense Antiperspirant 250ml on offer in Morrisons reduced from £2 each to £1.40 each which saved me £1.20 (23rd Sept) :D

    10% discount on my £15.20 shopping in Morrisons which saved me £1.52 (23rd Sept) :D

    I saved £12.50 on my Talk Talk Landline, Fibre Broadband and TV package this month (24th Sept) :D

    Quidco Cashback £2.38 :)

    Free Metro and Evening Standard newspapers (25th Sept) £1.20

    1 hopper bus journey (23rd Sept) 75p

    Current Total = £7328.65
  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    Morrisons Bargains: (25th Sept) :D

    2 X Sure Clear Antiperspirant was £2 each now on offer today for £1.40 each which saved me £1.20

    2 X 150g packets of Sensations crisps was £1.98 each on offer today for 90p each I saved £2.16

    My Weekly Online Grocery Shopping saved me £25.23 this week (26th Sept) :D

    2 hopper bus Journeys (25th Sept) £1.50

    2 hopper bus Journeys (26th Sept) £1.50

    I got a free ticket to see SHIDA at The Vaults Theatre which was worth £25 (26th Sept) :T

    I got 2 complete meals, 4 sweet rolls and 3 small triple chocolate cakes fro free from my Open Mic Poetry evening for which I will claim £6 (27th Sept) :D

    3 hopper bus Journeys (27th Sept) £2.25

    1 hopper bus Journey (28th Sept) 75p

    I used 2 X Groupon Odeon vouchers £4 each. I had to pay an online booking fee of 75p each for each ticket. The cinema tickets were £10 each so I saved £10.50 using my Groupon vouchers today (30th Sept) :D

    2 hopper bus Journeys (30th Sept) £1.50

    Free Evening Standard newspaper (30th Sept) 60p

    I used my Groupon for a 2 course meal with cocktails for 4 people at Leilani which cost me £37.40 which saved me £98.20 compared to paying the menu prices (1st Oct) :j:D:T

    Free Evening Standard newspaper (2nd Oct) 60p

    Quidco Cashback £1.20 :)

    Current Total = £7511.59
  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    4 hopper bus journeys (2nd Oct) £3

    My Weekly Online Grocery Shopping special offers and price reductions saved me £19.59 this week (3rd Oct) :D

    Morissons Bargains: 3rd Oct

    Morrisons 200g Milk chocolate and whole hazel nuts was £1 on offer for 85p saved me 15p

    Island Deligh curry goat and rice meal was £3.50 on offer for £2.80 saved me 70p

    Poundland Bargains: 3rd Oct

    5 X Half price mini Toblerones was £2 each on offer this week for £1 each, I saved myself £5

    6 X half price Milky Bar Mix Ups was £1 each on offer for 50p each, I saved myself £3

    I got a free ticket to see SHIDA at The Vaults Theatre in Waterloo worth £25 (3rd Oct) :D

    2 hopper bus journeys (3rd Oct) £1.50

    Free Evening Standard newspaper (3rd Oct) 60p

    2 hopper bus journeys (5th Oct) £1.50

    I watched 6 films in September at Odeon cinemas with a total ticket price of £60.50 bought with my Odeon Limitless card, minus my monthly subscription of £19.99 I saved myself £40.51 (5th Oct) :T

    4 hopper bus journeys (8th Oct) £3

    6 X Dove Intensive Body Lotion 400ml from Savers for £1.99 each = £11.94 compared to buying them from Tesco online on offer for £3 each (was £6 each) I saved myself £6.06 (8th Oct) :D

    Free Metro newspaper (8th Oct) 60p

    Free Metro and Evening Standard newspapers (9th Oct) £1.20

    Morrisons Bargains:
    9th Oct

    2 X 550g Boxes of Victoria biscuits on offer for £2.50 each (was £5 each) saved me £5 :D

    I used my £5 Morrisons More voucher to pay for the 2 boxes of Victoria biscuits which saved me £5

    I bought 4 X Milky Bar Mix Ups from Poundland was £1 each on offer for 50p which saved me £2 (9th Oct)

    5 hopper bus journeys (9th Oct) £3.75

    My Weekly Online Grocery Shopping special offers and price reductions saved me £21.21 this week (10th Oct) :D

    Current Total = £7659.96
  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    7p Roadkill found on my Estate (12th Oct)

    A friend bought me a bottle of water in the pub £2 and gave me a lift home saving me the 75p bus fare (13th Oct)

    1 hopper bus journey (12th Oct) 75p

    1 hopper bus journey (13th Oct) 75p

    I bought 6 X Dove Intensive Body Lotion 400ml from Savers for £1.99 each = £11.94 compared to buying them on offer from Tesco for £3 each I saved myself £6.06 (16th Oct) :D

    Free Metro newspaper (15th Oct) 60p

    2 hopper bus journeys (15th Oct) £1.50

    I bought 4 X Sarah J. Maas paperback books from eBay for £25.74 including P & P costs which saved me £7.22 (16th Oct) :D

    I bought 1 Sarah J. Maas paperback book from eBay for£6.60 including P & P which saved me £1.39 (16th Oct) :)

    I bought a Mates, Dates & Diamond Destiny paperback from eBay for £2.95 including P & P which saved me £3.04 (16th Oct) :)

    I bought a Midsummer Meltdown paperback from Amazon.co.uk for £2.80 including P & P which saved me £3.19 (16th Oct) :)

    I bought 5 X Truth, Dare, Kiss, Promise paperbacks from Amazon.co.uk for £11.99 saving me £22.96 (16th Oct) :D

    I bought a Mates, Dates & Chocolate Cheats paperback from eBay for £2.09 including P & P which saved me £3.90 (17th Oct) :)

    My Weekly Online Grocery Shopping special offers and price reductions saved me £39.62 this week (17th Oct) :T

    I bought a Hardback copy of the book Head Kid from Amazon.co.uk for £4 including P & P which saved me £8.99 (17th Oct) :D

    Current Total = £7762.75
  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    eBay Bargains: (18th Oct)

    1. New Women's Superdry Pop Pink Jacket for £25.60 after a price reduction and using a 20% off voucher which saved me £49.39 :T

    2. New Men's Superdry Power Fade Ink/Orange Jacket for £25.60 after a price reduction and using a 20% off voucher which saved me £89.39 :T

    3. New Men's Superdry Padded Elite Windcheater Paprika Jacket for £27.36 after a price reduction and using a 20% off voucher which saved me £62.63 :T

    4. New Men's Superdry Vintage Fuji Wave Red Jacket for £30.71 after a price reduction and using a 20% off voucher which saved me £49.28 :T

    5. 9 book Skulduggery Pleasant boxed set for £21.90 including P & P costs compared to the next cheapest price I could find on eBay of £24.99 I saved myself £3.09 :)

    1 hopper bus journey (19th Oct) 75p

    Free Caribbean meal at the pub worth £7 and a free meal to take home worth £7 (19th Oct) :D

    2 hopper bus journeys (20th Oct) £1.50

    I bought £148.47 of Sainsbury's grocery shopping online using my Nectar e-voucher of £127.50 (22nd Oct) :T

    Free Metro & Evening Standard newspapers (22nd Oct) £1.50

    1 hopper bus journey (22nd Oct) 75p

    Current Total = £8183.50
  • chaniechanie Forumite
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    Lots of stacking up your bargains there for maximum savings!
    2020 savings on purchases £6227.76
  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    chanie wrote: »
    Lots of stacking up your bargains there for maximum savings!

    Chanie one of the best things about online shopping is that you are allowed to stack offers on one order. I have 2 Superdrug orders on the way to be that I was able to stack 3 offers on already reduced gift sets and make up items. :j:D
  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    Superdrug Bargains::j:D

    6 X Dove Perfect Pampering Duo gift sets were £7 each reduced to £2.79 each and I also bought them on 3 for 2 offer so I saved £30.84 :D

    3 X Dove Men Care XL Duo gift set were £8 each reduced to £3.99 each and I also bought them on 3 for 2 offer so I saved £16.02 :D

    4 X Dove Nourishing Care In Shower Argan Oil was £4.99 each reduced to £2.48 each so I saved £10.04:D

    L'Oreal Paris Make-up with 3 for 2 offer, plus 20% off and free make up set if I spent £25 plus on L'Oreal Paris make up :T

    2 X L'Oreal Paris Superstar Mascara £10.99 each offer price for both £11.68 so I saved £10.30 :D

    1 X L'Oreal Paris Infallible Mascara £10.99 each offer price £8.04 so I saved £2.95 :D

    1 X L'Oreal Colour Riche Magnetic Stones Lipstick Obsidian £7.99 offer price £4.25 so I saved £3.74 :D

    Free L'Oreal Glow make up set worth £40 :T

    2 X Free delivery as I had spent £10 plus as a Health & Beauty card holder worth £6 :D

    3 X Sanctuary Spa Bathing Beauties gift sets were £22 each reduced to £18 each plus they were also on 3 for 2 offer so I saved £30

    Total savings on my 2 Superdrug orders = £149.89 :T

    My Weekly Online Grocery Shopping special offers and price reductions saved me £17.96 this week (24th Oct) :D

    I saved £12.50 on my landline, fast broadband and TV package with Talk Talk this month (25th Oct) :D

    I got a mini quiche, a spinach & ricotta pastry, a sausage roll, 2 small and 2 large cakes, and 4 small rolls fro free from y Open Mic Poetry group for which I will claim £15 (25th Oct) :D

    Free Metro newspaper (25th Oct) 60p :)

    4 hopper bus journeys (25th Oct) £3 :)

    2 hopper bus journeys (26th Oct) £1.50 :)

    I bought 2 X Avon crystallized ombre nail files from eBay for £7.42 including P & P costs (26th Oct) which saved me £6.58 (usually £7 each) :D

    Current Total = £8390.53
  • sugarbaby125sugarbaby125 Forumite
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    Free cup of tea at Streatham Odeon (29th Oct) worth £1.90 :)

    1 hopper bus journey (28th Oct) 75p :)

    5 hopper bus journeys (30th Oct) £3.75:)

    2 X Dove Intensive Body Lotion from Savers £1.99 each = £3.98 compared to buying them from Tesco on half price offer of £3 each, I saved £2.02 (30th Oct) :)

    My Weekly Online Grocery Shopping special offers and price reductions saved me £17.37 this week (31st Oct) :D

    I watched 4 films using my Odeon Limitless card this month which would have cost me £33 minus the monthly Odeon Limitless subscription of £19.99 I saved £13.01 this month (31st Oct) :D

    I bought a premium ticket with a Travel Zoo code to watch Ages Of The Moon and saved myself £22.50. Full cost of a premium ticket was £37.50 and I paid £15 with the code. I also got a free programmed as I was a premium ticket holder which was worth £5 (2nd Nov) :D

    1 hopper bus journey (1st Nov) 75p :)

    2 hopper bus journeys (2nd Nov) £1.50 :)

    2 hopper bus journeys (3rd Nov) £1.50 :)

    1 hopper bus journey (5th Nov) 75p :)

    Free Metro and Evening Standard newspapers (5th Nov) £1.20 :)

    2 Hardback books for myself from Poundland saved me £36.98 (5th Nov) :D

    2 X 150g bags of Sensations crisps from Morrisons were £1.98 each on offer for 90p each, saved me £2.16 (5th Nov) :)

    My Weekly Online Grocery Shopping special offers and price reductions saved me £23.87 this week (7th Nov) :D

    eBay Bargains: (8th Nov)

    Calvin Klein Contradiction Perfume 100ml for £18.70 including P & P costs which saved me £56.30 compared to the usual retail price of £75 :T

    12 X Dove Essential Nourishing Body Lotion for £37.98 including P & P costs compared to buying them from Boots at £6.29 each, I saved myself £37.50 :T

    3 X Avon Crystalised Nail Files for £3.83 which usually cost £7 each so I saved myself £17.17 :T

    I got a free bar of Areo at Streatham cinema when I went to watch the film The Areonauts worth 40p (7th Nov) :)

    2 hopper bus journeys (7th Nov) £1.50

    2 hopper bus journeys (8th Nov) £1.50

    Free Metro and Evening Standard newspapers (8th Nov) £1.20

    Current Total = £8603.61
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