Whenever we go to a restaurant, how much we spend is intentionally influenced. Whether is is how the menu is designed or the way that the waiter serves you, all of it is intended to make you spend more. But while restaurants use several clever ways to boost their profits, if you learn their tactics you can make some decent savings. Here are ten tricks of the restaurant trade… View Post

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   Thank goodness it’s Friday. It’s hard to believe that another week is almost over – it’s time to share five fabulously frugal things that I did this week to save money. 1 MADE DO AND MENDED – EVERYTHING I COULD FIND We all have a fraying mobile phone charger or a suitcase with a broken zipper at home which is destined for the bin. But… View Post

Two years ago my husband stopped eating gluten. He had recently been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease and read that a gluten-free diet might help ease some of his symptoms. We switched the way we ate – and shopped – and the effects have been dramatic. In fact, he says that he’s never felt better. The thing is, once we made the switch from normal flour and started using ground almonds… View Post