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Curried Turkey and Rice Patties

Apologies for the absence,  it’s summer hols here and we have been too busy having fun!!!

This recipe is a winner. I buy turkey fillets or a breast which are cheap compared to chicken, and very often I will wait until I see one reduced and buy that especially for this recipe. 229 more words

Love your hands equally

How many products do we use for our face? I know… plenty right…. but how many do we have for our hands? One or may be none! 315 more words


Easy Spaghetti Bolognese

Bolognese is such a weird word. If you look it up, it’s just a sauce that comes from the Bologna region of Italy, but still. Also, if you google “bolognese,” lots of pictures of fluffy white dogs come up, so apparently that’s a dog breed too. 260 more words


A new day

Today baby C required a lot of attention. It was just one of those days. But it’s ok, she’s entitled to a few of those, and I was still able to get a couple of thrifty things done. 302 more words


Frugal - spend cut - w/e 27/07/14

From my weekly budget of £10 (July is a five-week month), I have spent:

  • £3.40 - lunch on Wednesday (was meant to be going for a meal which was cancelled and had no spare food in the office)
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Piggy Bank

Red Carpet Ready

I’ve always loved the excuse to get dressed up. Even a quick nip to the shops will involve a serious sartorial selection and a bed full of discarded outfit choices. 319 more words

Celebrating the weekend

It’s the weekend, and I just want to celebrate! We’re home, we’re together, it’s summertime and the sun is shining.

It’s tricky though, because celebrating can get expensive. 422 more words