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Sam

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Name:
A Simple Life
Category:
Frugality
Tags:
FIRE, saving money, simple living
Start Year:
2019

Blogger Bio

Location:
GB
Age:
50s
Race:
White
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Civil Servant
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Latest Blog Posts

I thought that this week instead of just giving you examples of how I have been frugal I would provide some ideas for how you could start to think about being more frugal. About how to make it part of your everyday thinking. Here are five questions to ask yourself: Do I need it? The […] ...
Posted: Jul 19 2019 @ 3:00 AM
This post contains affiliate links for David Bach’s books. That means that if you click on one of the links and purchase the book I will get some money. Please see here for more information about my use of affiliate links. You may remember that back in May I told you about an interview on […] ...
Posted: Jul 16 2019 @ 3:00 AM
Another week over and so here’s five more frugal things I’ve done this week… Ate broccoli stems This is what you might call ‘nose-to-tail’ eating, but for vegetables instead of meat. For some reason in this country we have a tendency to just cut off the florets and then throw the rest in the bin, […] ...
Posted: Jul 12 2019 @ 3:30 AM
The by-line of this blog is ‘Ideas for simple living, saving money and being well’ and I feel that recently I haven’t talked enough about being well. With that in mind I decided that I would introduce you to Dr Rangan Chatterjee. Dr Chatterjee is a general practitioner (GP), and you may know him from […] ...
Posted: Jul 09 2019 @ 5:00 AM
Well it’s Friday again so here’s yet five more frugal things I’ve done this week. I’m not sure that I am going to be able to come up with five every week, but it’s week three and I am still going, so here we are: Used butter tubs to freeze leftovers instead of freezer bags […] ...
Posted: Jul 05 2019 @ 5:00 AM
It hasn’t felt like June, mainly because the weather has been so disappointing. Even as I sit here writing this at the end of the month it may be sunny, but it is very windy, which means that t-shirt and shorts are out of the question. Every day that it’s like this a life in […] ...
Posted: Jul 02 2019 @ 12:34 PM
I decided to link up with up with Cass, Emma and Becky again in their weekly ‘Frugal Friday’ linky. Here are my five frugal things: Ate frozen pizza when we needed something quickly instead of getting a takeaway. This idea comes from Liz Willard-Thames aka Mrs Frugalwoods. On Wednesday I go to a pilates class […] ...
Posted: Jun 28 2019 @ 3:35 AM
Tom Corley’s Rich Habit Number Three: ‘I will devote at least thirty minutes each day to increasing my knowledge and improving my skills.’ I am certainly better at the first part of this than the second. If you read one of my early posts you will know that I listen to podcasts several times a […] ...
Posted: Jun 25 2019 @ 3:00 AM
This week I decided to link up with up with Cass, Emma and Becky in their weekly ‘Frugal Friday’ linky. Here are my five frugal things: Discovered my mysupermarket on moneysavingexpert and signed up for alerts so I know when the groceries that I buy regularly are on sale. I have been having a serious […] ...
Posted: Jun 21 2019 @ 1:00 PM
Mr Simple and I have recently returned from a week away in the Yorkshire Dales. There is a lot of information on the internet about travel hacking e.g. house-sitting, accruing credit card points to get flights, but this is not for everyone and it’s not something that I have got around to exploring yet. What […] ...
Posted: Jun 19 2019 @ 3:00 AM

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