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Food can be as expensive as you want it to be. If you don't plan, have a list or shop around then you will always pay more. Savings never fall out of the sky; you have to do a little legwork. I always use an ingredients list for the week or month, spend a… Continue reading £50 a month for food is very possible
When I have mentioned the challenge, guesses on how much a plate of food costs have varied from 50 to 80 % out (they have all guessed more expensive). To the extent that I think I'll consider a pop-up as I'd clean up 😉
I started my adult search for a career straight out of college in Ireland, I didn't get the jobs I applied for initially. I was a trained analyst/programmer and female which 20+ years ago was unusual as there weren't many a) programmers around and b) female ones were a novelty. I went for a… Continue reading Living Paycheck to Paycheck is Often a State of Mind
I grew up in rural Ireland around strong men and women who taught me some key skills for life - even though I didn’t realise that at the time. I had a Nan called Kate and a neighbour, Hannah, who were both thrifty home cooks. They knew how to lay on a wholesome spread from… Continue reading Thrifty isn’t a dirty word it’s akin to brilliant or clever in my book?