Showing posts from January, 2017

Saving Money in the New Year

Happy New Year to all my readers. After all the celebrating was over OH and I again came down with the lurgy.  I feel a bit better myself today but OH has again had to go to bed early with the lemsip drink to help him sleep.  To be honest he is in the best place as we have not had the fire on today and the temperature is dropping rapidly so I also have come to bed to keep warm and cosy.
Pic of my side of the bedroom.
10 mins of having the electric blanket on is much cheaper than having the fire on for hours so saving us money.  
This week the AA renewal for OH's car is due but instead of paying for full cover at £142, we decided to just get breakdown cover as we haven't used AA in the last 3 years and this vehicle is no longer used for long journeys.  If I stayed with them we get to keep other benefits earned over the past years but saved ourselves £80.
An updated freezer inventory was done and I have been menu planning with what we have.  Since Christmas I have only spent £14 top…