Poop, larders and less than £1 a day, how about 53p?

Poop, larders and less than £1 a day, how about 53p?

Has the poop hit the fan? Do you need to feed people for less than £1 a day? Crucial question, do you have a larder? If you do, then these recipes may help. There are no exotic ingredients, just ordinary things like carrots, onions, flour, rapeseed oil, oats, sugar,...
Boot Fairs, New Fabric and Big Sums

Boot Fairs, New Fabric and Big Sums

We went to the boot fair at Polegate this morning. First time I’ve been for ages. I was on a mission to score some more purple themed fabric for the quilt I am making, I had decided I needed some more variety. Within a few minutes, I had found 5 fat quarters and...
Week Two Meal Planner – soft cheese, red lentils and couscous

Week Two Meal Planner – soft cheese, red lentils and couscous

Weekly Meal Planner Meal Plan 2 As at the time of the latest re-price in late December 2018  – you will need £16.16 in your purse at the checkout, but the amount of food actually eaten comes to £11.94. So a positively miserly 85p per person, per day. I am so...
Need some ideas for Veganuary?

Need some ideas for Veganuary?

Are you doing Veganuary 2019? Or perhaps you are a new vegan and haven’t really got to grips with what it means yet, many people are turning to plant based eating, not just for veganuary. Do you need or want some ideas of what to eat? I did this post a couple of years...

Internet, no internet, internet……

Oh joy and jubilation -I have internet back. I can’t tell you how cut off I have felt. It would have tiny times of on-ness, a few seconds, during which it would download emails and messages, which I could see on the iPad, but then it would  refuse to let me...

The Recipes

The Recipes   Over 500 cheap family recipes, and no sign of slowing up yet! The recipes listed here are the ones that tend to have a separate post. There are many other variations and suggestions within posts, so it is still worth cruising round the recipe posts...