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So the papers these days are full of features about how to save money yet. no-one mentions the obvious...

(6 Posts)
nkf Sat 19-Jul-08 18:18:42

...which is buy fewer things.

RubyRioja Sat 19-Jul-08 18:20:22

have been buying fewer and cheaper things for some time nowgrin
Blardy children will insist on eating though

posieflump Sat 19-Jul-08 18:21:08

thought you were going to say... stop buying a paper and read it on the 'Net cos it's free

LucyJones Sat 19-Jul-08 18:21:38

the shops are mad at the moment, people are spending loads in the sales

ninah Sat 19-Jul-08 18:22:07

lol rubyrioja

nkf Sat 19-Jul-08 18:22:35

Well, obviously food has to be bought though even there I have found that there are hings you can do without.

I'd got into the habit of thinking what would I like to eat today and if I didn't have the ingredients I'd buy them. Now I do one weekly online shop and stay out of supermarkets and cook with what is there. It's been the easiest way to save money imaginable and the meals have been fine.

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