Every time I go through the check out at the grocery, I am amazed at how much money I spend there. It’s crazy and depressing, and sometimes I wonder how I can possibly put together a decent meal without spending a small fortune. No wonder so many people go for cheap, on-the-go foods instead of nice meals at home. But the fact is, with a little planning, you can prepare tasty meals and spend less than you would imagine.
Gift giving, whether it’s at Christmas or any other time in the year, can get expensive. Sometimes it’s hard to know what to get a person, and often it’s hard to find a nice gift the person will like without busting your budget. Gifts that are created by the giver are special, and mean more than something quickly picked off the shelf of a department store.
When the weather’s foul and the kids are cooped up in the flat, it can be a challenge to keep them occupied with something not only entertaining, but worthwhile. Instead of giving them free reign over the telly, however, there are numerous ways to keep them busy without breaking the bank.