Money Saving Tips in Wharfedale

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One Pot Family Meals

Plan out your week’s worth of meals in advance, buy only what is on your shopping list and stick to these two simple rules: stick to onepot recipes only, and use recipes that involve common ingredients!

Mumbler recommends:

Chilli Con-Carne

BBQ Pulled Chicken

Pasta Bake

Sausage Casserole


Energy Saving Tips

One mumbler has managed to reduce her bills by £40 per month by making the following small changes
“I’ve looked at the times the heating comes on/off. Some times it was on & I was boiling so changed that, I use the quick wash setting on the washer so that reduces washer use by 30mins each time. Also I put stuff on the airier & only use dryer for towels & bedding. I find it dries within a day. Only boil water you need in kettle, turn oven off 15 mins before things are ready. 
Unplug chargers as mentioned & when ironing I always sit down for a rest & used to leave iron on, I’d always end up sat down resting for ages ith the iron on, unplug it now. Also iron last few bits with iron unplugged as stays hot ages. 
All this has saved £40 per month”


Change Nappy Brand

Are you still using branded nappies? Something that many mumblers have discovered is that there are some easy savings to be made here as some supermarket’s own nappies perform as well as the leading brands.

The mumblers overwhelmingly recommended the Asda ‘Little Angels’ nappies, but also mentioned were Lidl’s own brand and Kiddicare nappies

“Little angels are fab, from Asda”

“I’ve used the Asda little angels they are pretty good indeed. So are the pull ups”

“Another vote for Asda’s little angels. I swear by them”

“I’m an little angels convert too-I reckon they’re as good as pampers. Just wish I’d known that 4 years ago”

“We’ve just got Kiddicares own brand, they are cheap & brill & if you don’t use them all & your lo goes up a size they take them back, we got 272 size 4+ for £30”

“I look after twins and we only use Lidl, after 15 years of nannying I can’t see anything wrong with them”