personal finance

Mum shares easy money tips after slashing weekly food shop by £45

The mum said: “There is an element of having to consider their needs, you have to adapt to their needs and desires as well.

“But actually it makes me be a bit more creative, so what I now do, I look on apps to see when sometimes they have them come up cheap or they are on offer. I’ll stock up on them then.”

The family had a radical rethink about their expenses three years ago, as they prepared for a round the world trip.

By switching to reusable alternatives, the family saved some £120 a year on nappies and £80 on kitchen roll and wet wipes.

They also stopped using food bags and cling film, saving £20.

Charlotte even used ditched shampoo and conditioner, washing her hair with vinegar instead, saving the family £90.


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