Ramblings from Scotland about how I could stop recreational shopping and only buy "needs" not "wants, money saving, having a budget and keeping to it and frugal tips...
Thursday, 10 February 2011
Great Asda reductions
Youngest dd announced at 9.35 that she needed a yellow t-shirt for her school house colours for tommorrow! Mad dash to Asda but no t-shirt (shes now managed to borrow one!) so of course we had to look at the bargain fridge and got lucky!
3 x Mr Kilping cakes reduced from £1 to 10p each 3 x chicken breasts (1 with stuffing and sausage) from £3.87 to 20p 18 sausages from £1.82 to 10p
Totatl - £16.73 for £1! Well pleased! (also had to get some cranberry juice as I am going out to friends house for a curry and to drink the rest of Tia Maria from Xmas and some chocolate since youngest dd is staying with her dad!) Total spent - £3.18
Feb housekeeping left - £119.11 left (Asda price match - total Feb refund - £3.97) (£50 goes into holiday fund) Spent - my allowance - £33.34 Spent - clothes - £14.74 Spent - household - £35.99 Spent - entertainment - £55.85 Spent - Christmas 2011 - £106.25 (saved - £202.45!)