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Showing posts from January, 2012

Free childrens swim with Kellogg's

Kellogg's are giving away vouchers for a free kids swim with their cereals from January to March this year.  The voucher admit one child (under 16) to one free swim session when accompanied by an adult ages 18 or over and is valid until 01.01.2013 You can go online to the kids swim free site site to find participating pools.

Recycling bags

Our local authority has started to charge for the clear sacks that we have to use to put our plastic and card recycling in to and being the thrifty mum I am, I have come up with another solution. At least twice a week one of those charity plastic bags is put through my letterbox.  I do give to charity but tend to give to the church shop in the village I live in so do not use these bags. Well I have started to save them and use them for all our recycling.  After speaking to the refuge collection guys last week to confirm that they would take it and they agreed that they would.  The only bags they do not take for recycling are black sacks with things in.

My Winter Financial Manifesto

If you follow my other blogs ( and ), you will no that I am not keen on making resolutions at the beginning of the year. I make a manifesto each season and I thought that it was high time that I made some personal financial ones too. From Pininterest Continue to make out meals from scratch and as frugally as possible by meal planning Make sure that I reduce the amount of waste that we throw out, both food and packaging To use the library instead of buying books To start make a planting plan for our raised beds in the garden To start decluttering the house, with a box for bin, charity and sell and make sure I sell the items. I would love to hear your manifesto for the winter season. Please leave a link in the comments below.