My Best Money Saving Tips

No matter how hard you save and how much you plan, there is always something lurking around the corner.  If you need to batten down the hatches and get back on the money saving trail then read my best money saving tips: Money Saving Tip 1 - Save your Change I loveRead More →

How to meal plan

It is a well-known fact that meal planning can save you serious amounts of cash on your weekly shop.  Not only that, but it helps prevent food waste too.  To truly see the money saving benefits of meal planning, you need to take it one step further and 'Shop fromRead More →

What is Meal Planning?

If you are looking to save money on the amount you spend on groceries, then I can highly recommend meal planning. Not sure what meal planning is? Then this post has all the information you need to get started. What is Meal Planning? In its simplest form, meal planning isRead More →

Would you like to save money on Takeaway food without compromising on your takeaway treats?   Well, here's the solution!  You can make your own taste-a-like takeaway food.  Make your own Doner Kebab with this easy recipe. Make your Own Taste-a-Like Takeaway Food A few years ago, there was a lotRead More →

Cooking once and eating multiple times is a lifesaver. You can cook once but easily make multiple meals from one batch of mince, with a change of herbs and spices.  Then store it in the freezer and use over the coming weeks.   How to Make Multiple Meals It is a reallyRead More →

Free Food with an Iceland Bonus Card

Have you got an Iceland Bonus Card?  It is really easy to get your Iceland Bonus Card .  You can either ask next time you are in store or apply online.  If you ask in store, you will be issued with a temporary card immediately which you will be able to use straightRead More →

8 simple picnic ideas - afternoon tea picnic, wimbledon picnic, workd buffet picnic

8 Simple Picnic Ideas I love picnics.  I love that you can easily cater for all tastes – especially the fussier ones.  They are also a great way to save money on days out.  However, I have noticed that when you mention you are going to take a picnic, someRead More →

Image showing a delicious burger hacked with redcurrant jelly, stuffing, sweet potato mash, yorkshire pudding all held together with a metal skewer

  I was so excited to find out I’d been selected to take part in the Britmums Rustlers Burger Hacking Challenge and immediately got my thinking cap on to try and find a way of ‘hacking’ my burger.Read More →

One of my absolute favourite TV programmes is I’m a Celebrity – Get Me Out of Here.  Last year (and the previous year, I think) Iceland Foods sponsored the programme.  It was watching these adverts that inspired me to check out my local Iceland store.  I had got into theRead More →

Fancy a poached egg but can’t be bothered to wait.  Now you don’t have to.  You can make a poached egg in your microwave in just 1 minute.Read More →

You can’t beat a nice glass of chilled fruit flavoured cider. They have become a trendy drink just recently and with a trendy drink comes a trendy price tag. One of my favourites is Rekorderlig, any flavour will do, but at over £2 for a 500 ml bottle I wasRead More →

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We all want to produce real and healthy food for our families, right?  Let's face it though, this can be a time consuming task. I love cooking and have always felt proud to say that I cooked everything from scratch.  I felt content in the knowledge that I was providing whatRead More →

If you have a mountain of chocolate left over from Easter, then this is the recipe for you!  If you don’t have a mountain of chocolate left over, this is still the recipe for you as you must be in need of a chocolate boost by now!  Either way, thisRead More →

Want a quick and easy pancake recipe?  I have just the thing.  I am giving you the recipe I use every year to make my pancakes, along with a list of my favourite SWEET and SAVOURY toppings and information on what you can do with LEFTOVER pancakes.Read More →

We fancied a curry at the weekend and I always like to make my own.  My favourite thing about making a curry is how quick, easy and cheap they are to make and there are so main variations that you will have no problem finding one you like.Read More →

Our Stress Free Christmas Dinner

  This year I am cooking a stress-free Christmas dinner courtesy of frozen food.  In previous years I would have been prepping days in advance, cooking things and freezing them ready for the big day.  Then Christmas Eve and Christmas Day would be spent peeling, chopping and blanching.  This yearRead More →