Frugal Fridays #1

This is my new feature that will be up on the blog every Friday – clue is in the title really! It will be a round-up of bargains I’ve bought, thrifty craft, cheap recipes and my favourite blog of the week, frugal or otherwise 🙂 Hope you like!

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1) Buying the most perfect crock pot for £1.20! It’s the perfect size for two, or to batch cook something in and then store it in my fridge box. I’m thinking chilli.

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2) Making 5 portions of soup and 4 portions of curry out of one bag of 24p parsnips.

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3) Celebrating the end of second year in student style with Curry Night at Wetherspoons. Chicken tikka masala, basmati rice, poppadoms, mango chutney and a glass of Merlot – £5.99!

Blog of the week: Frugal Queen. I’m going through the archives and learning a lot about removing yourself away from consumerism is good for the soul, and the bank balance. Froogs has a charming writing style and the blog is very informative.

I’ll be having a change up on the old blog front soon. Time to get to grips with the editing section of WordPress – wish me luck!

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One thought on “Frugal Fridays #1

  1. Love your little crock pot!! I do the same and scour charity shops for ‘vintage’ (ie: used/old) or traditional foreign cookware. Too many things to mention, but my Spanish ‘Olla’ or bean pot is possibly one of my faves. Also my ye-olde grocer’s balancing scales with cast iron weights, which gets used frequently. I shop online which removes temptation to waste money on impulse buys, but also means I miss the ‘budgies’ (‘budget’ or reduced items) as one of my friends calls them.

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