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The Cheapskates Club
Bright ideas to save you money, time and energy!
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Cath's Meal Plan 23rd -29th July 2017
Chicken Alfredo - one of Hannah's favourite meals means a night off cooking for me, she does it all This week we will be eating: Sunday: Roast Chicken Monday: Crumbed sausages, veggies Tuesday: Chicken Alfredo Wednesday: Shredded beef & gravy pan fried sand...

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Ten and a bit Years
Wow! I've been blogging for over 10 years! I was sitting this morning doing officework, not my favourite thing to do, but essential in the grand scheme of my life. And it occurred to me that I've been writing this blog for a long time. Problem was I just co...

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More on Making Meals Cheaper - the Sunday Roast
The price of meat has been going up, and up, and up, and up and up. Actually let me clarify: the cost of what was once cheaper cuts of meat has been going up. The more expensive cuts have increased slightly, but nearly as much as plain old mince or sausages...

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Cath's Meal Plan 16th - 22nd July 2017
Debbie's Pumpkin Soup This week we will be eating: Sunday: Roast Lamb Monday: Peanut Rissoles, veggies Tuesday: Spaghetti & meatballs Wednesday: Butter chicken, steamed rice, pappadums Thursday: MOO Pizza Friday: Haystacks Saturday: Pumpkin soup

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Cath's Meal Plan 9th - 15th July 2017
Fishcakes coated in MOO Italian Seasoned Breadcrumbs with lemon wedges This week we will be eating: Sunday: Roast Chicken Monday: Fishcakes, gems, coleslaw Tuesday: Vegetable Pasta Bake Wednesday: Spanish rice, salad Thursday: MOO Pizza Friday: Hamburgers S...

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The Week that Was 2nd July 2017
I spent yesterday in bed with a shocking head cold. Lots of hot drinks (lemon juice and honey mostly), nothing to eat (felt too blah to be bothered), toasty warm feet (I brought out my thermal hiking socks) and my Kindle and was happy in my misery. Yesterda...

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Always Ready Muffins
I LOVE this muffin recipe, because like it's name, it is always ready! Make up a double batch and keep it in the fridge for up to four weeks (I can guarantee it won't last that long). It makes oven fresh, warm muffins so easy you can surprise the family wit...

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Scrumptious Savoury Scones
These scones are good for morning tea, lunch or afternoon tea. They fill hungry tummies and cost hardly anything to make. Scrumptious Savoury Scones Ingredients: 3 cups SR flour 600ml thickened cream 1 cup grated cheese 1 tsp finely chopped chives Method: M...

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After School Treats That Won't Break the Budget (or ruin dinner)
It's school holiday time again, and I can guarantee there are hoards of hungry kids out there, peering into pantries and staring into fridges, looking for something to eat. You can buy snacks from the supermarket, when they are on sale - half price is the m...

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Cath's Meal Plan 2nd - 8th July 2017
Homemade chilli con carne with oven fresh cornbread This week we will be eating: Sunday: Roast Beef Monday: Porcupines, mash Tuesday: Spag bol Wednesday: Chilli Con Carne, corn bread Thursday: MOO Pizza Friday: Tacos Saturday: Oven baked pumpkin risotto
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