A few weeks ago I went on a road trip to Sheffield to visit the Approved Food factory with a few of the other UK Money Bloggers. If you have never heard of Approved Food, they're the largest online retailer of short-dated food. Here is what I think of the products and service!

Approved Food Review: Just How Good Is It?

A few weeks ago I went on a road trip to Sheffield to visit the Approved Food factory with a few of the other UK Money Bloggers. If you have never heard of Approved Food, they’re the largest online retailer of short-dated food. What I witnessed was an incredible, slick operation, which was the brainchild of Dan Cluderay who, with his…

The image is a picture of a receipt highlighting why you should never throw them away until you have maximized their potential using various mobile apps

What Is Receipt Hog And Why Should You Use It?

I’m always looking at ways to cut the cost of my outgoings and this year I’m making it my mission to pay for as many birthday and Christmas presents with vouchers as possible through a variety of apps, including Receipt Hog. I’ve been looking at ways I can maximise my shopping spend and Receipt Hog is an app that stood…

Spending like a pauper, eating like a king, this is the true story of an apprentice Yellow Ticket Ninja! My journey towards being a fully qualified Yellow Ticket Ninja began hopping on one leg. I had just been stung by a wasp on the London Underground when a lovely Welsh lady stopped to ask me for directions. Turned out we were both on our way to the same awards presentation and to cut a long story short, we both won! Anyway, after a day bonding with Kelly I started having a snoop through her blog - Reduced Grub, where she cooks proper posh nosh for pennies. It got me thinking about how much I was spending on food.

How I Became A Yellow Ticket Ninja

Spending like a pauper, eating like a king, this is the true story of an apprentice Yellow Ticket Ninja! My journey towards being a fully qualified Yellow Ticket Ninja began hopping on one leg. I had just been stung by a wasp on the London Underground when a lovely Welsh lady stopped to ask  me for directions. Turned out we…

2017

Luxury Holidays And Latest Tech Top Big Ticket Shopping List Of 2017

A tumultuous 2016 has not put Brits off spending big in 2017, according to credit score and report site ClearScore. 82% plan to splurge on ‘big ticket’ items next year, with holidays abroad topping the wish list for nearly half of UK adults (45%). “Staycations” follow close behind for 38% and high-end tech, such as MacBooks and SLR cameras will…

Christmas

Learning To Say No Will Be The Best Gift To Yourself This Christmas

At this time of year many personal finance bloggers will be giving out lots of great money saving advice and tips to help you get through Christmas. That’s fantastic, it’s what we’re here for. However, I’m here to change things up a bit. What if you could learn to say no that little bit more? Although I don’t have them…

Black Friday

How To Get Through Black Friday Like A Boss

Holy shizzle it’s just 4 days until Black Friday!!! Black Friday madness is set to strike the UK in just 4 days and if last year is anything to go by it’s going to be busy, both on the high street and online. Last year we spent a massive £3.3bn over Black Friday weekend with 1.4m people putting themselves into…

Shopping

13 Tricks To Spend Less When Shopping

I think most of us are aware about a few of the retailer tricks, but on closer inspection you’d be surprised how deep they’ve delved into our psyche to trick us into spending more than we intend. We are being bombarded with tricks left, right and centre when we’re out shopping, so let’s break them down to stay ahead of…

Wombling

Why Wombling Saves You Cash At The Supermarket

Wombling can help to cut your bills at Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco. As soon as you saw the title of this blog it would have conjured up visions of uncle Bulgaria and the rest of the Womble gang wombling around Wimbeldon common. Well, for those of us of a certain age it would. Wombling is also the name of the…

Shop savvy

Shop Savvy With Price Per Unit

How do I shop savvy? One of the best ways you can shop savvy and cut down on your food shop is to look more carefully at the price per unit. Supermarkets often bamboozle us with special offers and multi-packs. As you walk around you are enticed by one offer after another, yet, quite often the one who feels the…

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