Two Pints Of Milk

Someone posted on Instagram at the end of last month that the price of 2 pints of milk was now the same price as 4 pints of milk back in January. I haven't noticed this so much as I don't buy full price milk, but I also haven't seen a decent yellow sticker milk deal... Continue Reading →

Grey Water – The Valuable Resource You May Not Be Using

I drove up over the Pennines in mid-July and was shocked to see that the reservoirs are almost bone dry. I don't recall seeing any targeted warnings from my water company so far this year, and I'm surprised because there is pretty much nothing left up in the hills. Why I was shocked I don't... Continue Reading →

Fighting The Snacking Habit

I have fought my love of food all my life. I just like food. But I also like my health, my mobility and my independence from a health system that can't be relied upon. Equally, a snacking habit has no place in a cost of living crisis. Therefore most days are spent battling my urge... Continue Reading →

Levelling Up Plant Based Food Options

Better for animal welfare grocery items are the territory of the financially OK, not for folks like me managing a £25 a month food budget.  Even so, shopping only for yellow sticker and cashback items has unexpectedly opened up this market for me.  Whilst I don't consume a lot of milk and make small amounts... Continue Reading →

Feast Or Famine

Shopping only for yellow sticker discount products means having to take whatever you can get. It means being careful with what you have, and rationing things out as long as they're still edible, especially if it's a key ingredient, in case you run out and can't get any more for months. It means stocking up... Continue Reading →

The Damp Squib That Is 2022

My emergency break glass snack bag (which I hasten to add is formed entirely of yellow sticker purchases and cashback app freebies) has taken a serious battering this past month.  The more I think about eating better and starting to get out and start running again, the more I snack. I always have my snapping... Continue Reading →

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