Saturday, 20 January 2018

Summer Recipe Reading Links

No one feels like cooking or baking during the warmer weather.  Here are four easy peasy thrifty recipes that I personally make during Summer for my family to enjoy.

Creamy Pasta Salad

Making your own cordial is very easy.  Here's my 50 / 50 cordial recipe

Have you tried making yoghurt yet ?  Here's my simple recipe adapted from The Cheapskates Club.

Making a Chicken Flan is an easy way to use up leftovers.   Any meat or vegetable can be used.  Just vary the seasonings to suit the meat flavour.

Saturday, 13 January 2018

Summer Savings Reading Links

Summer is a wonderful time to slow down and enjoy some family time.  Unfortunately the bills keep coming in and many people are faced with a huge credit card bill after the Christmas madness.  Here are a few articles about saving during Summer.

Keeping cool in Summer

Being water wise

Saving money during Summer

Brandy from The Prudent Homemaker posts a series each year leading up to Christmas called " A Gift A Day "

Saturday, 6 January 2018

More Holiday Reading Links

During our holiday down time,  I'm always thinking of new ways to save,  new lists to write and new presents to make.  Here are some reading links to start off the new year on the right foot.

Back to school organisation

Menu planning is a great way to cut your grocery bill

Get a head start on your present list with this easy bath bomb recipe

Cath from The Cheapskate Club wrote a wonderful article about cheapskating on auto pilot.  Are you thrifty without thinking about it ?