20 Weird And Wonderful Ways To Make Money – Part Three!

Jul 20, 2016  · Sharing your opinions, recipes and money-saving tips could net you a quick £25 or more. has all the know-how for making some cheeky magazine cash monies. 2. Partake in a police identity parade

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The MoneyAware retro treats and desserts challenge!

(52 years ago) Nov 23, 2016  · Ingredients. 175g unsalted butter 175g soft brown sugar 175g plain flour 110ml semi skimmed milk Pinch of salt Butterscotch essence (optional) Butterscotch tart is a tasty, simple to make dessert with a gooey filling and a sweet shortcrust pastry.

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When good cheap meat recipes go bad - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Aug 21, 2015  · When good money-saving recipes go bad. The MoneyAware team read tons of thrifty and delicious recipes every day, and we try to practice what we preach, and cook them. So when James recently had the bright idea that we attempt to make something yummy from some cheap cuts of meat, I jumped at the opportunity. I wish I hadn’t.

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9 foods you didn't know you could make at home

(52 years ago) Peanut butter. Peanut butter is one of my all-time favourite foods. Health gurus are always … Chocolate spread. You can make your own chocolate spread with hazelnuts, chocolate, … Fajita seasoning. Fajitas make for a quick and easy mid-week dinner, and they tend to be … Mayonnaise. Did you know you can make your own mayo in less than ten minutes? You’ll … Ketchup. Continuing with the condiments theme, you can also make your own ketchup. I’m … Marie-Rose sauce. Now you’ve made your own mayo and ketchup, you have all the … American-style hot sauce. Peer in the MoneyAware team always makes his own American … Magic shell. You remember that chocolate sauce that goes solid as you pour it over your ice … Satay sauce. Rory in the MoneyAware team swears by making his own satay, and says it’s … See full list on

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8 frugal but delicious soup recipes - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Courgette, pea and pesto soup. This might sound super fancy but it won’t make a dent in …Lentil soup. This is such a cheap and easy soup to make – all you need is an onion, a …Butternut squash, carrot and ginger soup. This soup is delicious, good for you, and will help …Tomato rice soup. Tomato soup is a classic, but this variation is even more filling. It’s a …Mushroom soup. This is another classic winter warmer. It’s packed with protein, and best of …Thai green curry soup. This is another suspiciously green soup, but it’s so flavoursome I can …Broccoli and blue cheese soup. This is probably my favourite soup to eat on a cold day. The …Chocolate soup. Yep, you read that correctly! It sounds more like a mousse than a soup to …See full list on

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12 recipes everyone should know how to cook

(52 years ago) Sep 06, 2016  · Here’s a little tip. When I make stir fry with rice I: boil the rice until it’s just about cooked. add it to a frying pan with some hot oil. add sweet chili dipping sauce and soy sauce to the rice (add this to taste however try to add an equal ratio of each) fry, mix it together and serve it with the rest of the meal.

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10 ways to save £s and the planet! - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Mar 10, 2011  · It’s Climate Week (follow Climate Week on Twitter) and thousands of businesses, charities and schools will run events to highlight how all of us can make positive changes to help the environment.. But with the Budget also in the news and the rising cost of petrol and general living expenses on all our minds, is there a way to help save the planet and save money at the …

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Tasty meals for under £1 - MoneyAware cheap meals challenge

(52 years ago) Oct 22, 2015  · Dice the onion and slice a red pepper. Cook the onions for 5 minutes and add 2 chopped garlic cloves and the pepper, 1 tsp of chilli powder, 1tsp paprika and 1tsp of cumin and stir it all together for about 5 minutes. Now add the mince to the mixture and brown it off. Crumble a beef stock cube into 300ml of hot water and pour this into the pan.

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9 cheap, easy and homemade hair rescue remedies

(52 years ago) Dec 04, 2014  · Here’s what you do: Separate the yolk from the white and put the yolk in a cup. Whisk gently in order to break it up and then apply to clean, damp hair. Leave the yolk on your hair for 30 minutes then rinse off with cold water (warm water can cook the egg). This will leave your hair revitalised and in much better condition.

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3 ingredient recipes: easy as 1, 2, 3 - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Nov 06, 2014  · 3-ingredient recipes: easy as 1, 2, 3. Brownies, pancakes, and macaroni cheese – what do they have in common? Three ingredients, that’s what! When I first heard about these cheap recipes I decided it was time to put them to the test.

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The simple trick that can slash your food bill

(52 years ago) Plan your meals around your calendar – Plan easier-to-cook meals when you know you’ll be short of time and the most elaborate recipes for days when you’re less busy. Use a mixture of meals using fresh food and things from the cupboard – Make sure at least one or two of your meals use ingredients that last a long time.

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Vegetarian Week | 5 cheap midweek meals - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) May 18, 2015  · Maybe that’s not quite true, but an egg is a fairly good starting point for a lot of recipes, whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner time. I love this basic frittata recipe from Naturally Ella. The blogpost also has loads of handy tips on what you could add to the basic recipe to give it flavour. My personal favourite is the goat cheese ...

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3 ingredient Christmas recipes -

(52 years ago) Three-ingredient Christmas recipes. Christmas is an expensive time for most people. Presents, food and decorations can quickly add up and costs can spiral. To help keep costs down, we’ve got some cheap recipe ideas to help keep your budget on track and impress your guests for less. Bring on our festive edition of three-ingredient recipes!

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No refund? Get a chargeback! - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Jan 25, 2017  · Banks aren’t legally obliged to process a chargeback request, but it’s a customer service guarantee that’s honoured by Visa, Maestro and American Express. You may be eligible for a chargeback on an item if: Your goods arrive damaged. Your goods aren’t as described. Your goods don’t arrive at all. The merchant ceases trading.

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Fakeaways vs. takeaways - takeaway style food for £2.57

(52 years ago) May 02, 2014  · After looking online at different recipes and the ingredients involved, I was pretty convinced that we could…quite easily! Fakeaway for under a fiver After setting ourselves a few rules including cooking completely from scratch, recreating the dishes we would normally order in and setting ourselves a maximum budget of £5, we dived in with ...

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We ask Facebook... for cheap meal ideas - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Apr 11, 2013  · If you’ve got your own favourite cheap recipes then please add a comment to this post or, even better, pop over to Facebook, like our page and join in the conversation! Posted by James in Budgeting. 11 Apr 2013. Tags. Budgeting; cheap meal ideas recipes on a budget thrifty meals. Related Posts.

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10 treats for mum this Mother's Day - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Mar 10, 2017  · 10 ways to treat mum this Mother’s Day. Mum, mam, mother, ma. Whatever you call her, you don’t need to spend lots of money on Mother’s Day to show her you care.

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A beginner's guide to budgeting -

(52 years ago) Nov 23, 2011  · So you’ve compiled a budget, you have it in front of you, but its making no sense whatsoever. What do you want out of your budget? What is budgeting? What are the benefits of budgeting? According to the Oxford English Dictionary a budget is “an estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time”.

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6 simple ways you can live within your means

(52 years ago) Mar 06, 2013  · The first step to reining in your spending is to write down your income and outgoings. An easy way of doing this is keeping a daily log of how much you spend. Now, chances are you’ll be very surprised where your money goes every week. Even little expenses such as a sandwich at lunch or a coffee in the morning creep up on you steadily.

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Thrifty eats – we put cheap cuts of meat to the test!

(52 years ago) Aug 20, 2015  · I like James Martin’s recipes – always very simple, for the lazier among us. The end result was great, but as you can see by the photo, in my effort to get the crackling nice and crispy I probably left it in the oven a bit too long. Oh, and the apple sauce had a bit too much fat from the pork in it for my liking.

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Best Value Store Cupboard Food For Tasty Cheap Meals

(52 years ago) Keeping a few essential items in your cupboard can save serious money on your food budget. These favourite ingredients offer the best value for money because they’re versatile and long-lasting – and, most importantly, are guaranteed to produce really easy, hassle-free meals.

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18 smart and easy ways to save money

(52 years ago) Nov 18, 2016  · Try the BBC recipes section or for some cheap and easy recipes. Vegetarian recipes are particularly good for using up all those tins and packets of beans and pulses that normally sit at the back of the cupboard. Pinterest is packed with recipes that need only a few simple ingredients.

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Cheap Food: 7 Ways To Save On Your Food Budget

(52 years ago) Try recipes from Cooking on a bootstrap – Jack Monroe has a library of cheap meal ideas with lots of veggie and vegan options 4. Feeling adventurous? Frugal Feeding is a super stylish food blog from Bristol with some gorgeous and modern dishes to try at home on a budget.

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Skint Dad's homemade sniffle sorter-outers!

(52 years ago) Dec 18, 2014  · [While we’re on the subject of soup, check out this haul of hearty soup recipes put together by Laura.] Rice sock. Instead of using a traditional hot water bottle, why not turn to a homemade rice sock. They are so easy to make and will be a welcome ease for any pain. Simply fill a (clean) sock with rice and secure the open end.

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Eating well for less money

(52 years ago) Aug 31, 2018  · Terrible puns aside, meat is expensive so reducing the amount of meat you eat, even for one day (#meatfreeMonday), can bring costs down. Try adding halloumi and peaches to salads or paneer cheese and sweet potato to a curry instead of chicken. Alternatively, use cheaper cuts of meat. Chicken breasts are expensive, but a whole chicken is usually ...

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Cheap ideas for kid's packed lunches - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Sep 04, 2014  · has loads of tortilla pinwheel recipes to spice up your child’s lunch break! For more money-saving ideas, sign up for our monthly MoneyAware newsletter. Posted by Laura in Saving money. 17 Sep 2014. Tags. Saving money; budgeting debt news frugal living money saving money tips thrifty.

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50 uses for distilled vinegar - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Sep 15, 2015  · Whitener of teeth. Dip your toothbrush in vinegar once a week and give your teeth a good scrub. Supposedly this helps to whiten your teeth as well as getting rid of bad breath. Not sure if vinegar breath is ‘good’ breath though. 8. Prolong-er of manicures. Soak cotton wool in vinegar and give your nails a wipe.

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11 Ways To Use Up Christmas Leftovers

(52 years ago) Dec 11, 2015  · I could go on forever about recipes to use up Christmas leftovers. If you’re looking for some more inspiration, has a handy forum thread with plenty of ideas. Have you got any recipes you use leftovers to make? Posted by Jenny in Saving money. 10 Dec 2015. Tags.

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Our ten top DIY Christmas gift guide - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Something to remember when looking for these kinds of recipes is that often they’re to make a bulk batch, so downsize accordingly (you don’t want some kind of overflowing, volcano-esque jam disaster). A top tip here is to start saving old jars from pasta sauces etc. and reuse them for your (hopefully) delicious creations.

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7 hobbies that won’t cost you a fortune

(52 years ago) Jul 07, 2014  · The first couple of weeks were a nightmare but I then started to get better. Now, although I see cooking more of a necessity than a hobby, I love trying out new recipes and experimenting with different foods. Get the family mucking in! 5. Fundraising. Are you passionate about a charity or cause?

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20 foods you might be chucking out too soon

(52 years ago) May 20, 2015  · Eggs are a food budget’s best friend. They’re easy to cook, are a key ingredient in lots of recipes, and they’re cheap! They’ve also got a hint of nostalgia to them. One of my favourite brekkies is egg and toast soldiers, which for me is a pure slice of childhood! The best way to store eggs is in the fridge, in their original carton.

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Cheap meal deal lunches - the MoneyAware challenge

(52 years ago) Sep 19, 2017  · That’s about £15 a week, or £1.50 a lunch each. Who needs a £3 meal deal! It’s cheap, it’s healthy, we can spend more on evening meals instead, and our weekend lunches (from a well-known baker) are seen as a treat. Money-saving: 4/5. Quality of food: 4/5 on the first day, 2/5 by the fifth. Ease of making: 3/5.

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8 free and local things to do when school’s out

(52 years ago) Mar 08, 2019  · Teach the kids some kitchen essentials early with these 12 super simple staple recipes from Jenny. 3. Take in some local culture. Venture outdoors and discover a whole new side to your local area with a visit to your nearest museum, art gallery or library.

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10 things your Nan can teach you about budgeting

(52 years ago) Mar 10, 2017  · 10. Grow your own. My Nan had a garden and grew lots of things, it was a great hobby that helped her stay active, healthy and positive. If like me, you don’t have access to a garden, why not think about getting an allotment?You could also create a windowsill herb garden? Grow your own veg and herbs to boost your wellbeing. What did your grandparents teach you …

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A Christmas banquet on the cheap - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Dec 13, 2011  · The earlier you start to plan your Christmas Day blowout, the better. For many it’s the most important meal of the year but you don’t have to fork out a fortune

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Host your own garden party on a budget - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Jul 01, 2015  · Now, being half Spanish, my favourite way to do this is by creating a Mediterranean feast. My menu below caters for impressive looking party nibbles for 15 people, and all for less than £1 per head!

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5 cheep ways to make Easter egg-stra special

(52 years ago) Mar 05, 2015  · 5 cheep ways to make Easter egg-stra special. Easter was one of my favourite holidays as a kid. Sweets were usually rationed in my house, so we all looked forward to the one day a year when we could eat chocolate for breakfast!

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Free ways to be romantic - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Feb 12, 2016  · There are recipes to follow on, but you may prefer to have someone guide you through the steps. If that’s the case, get on YouTube and search for how to cook the particular meal you have in mind. And lastly, because it’s …

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Frugal friends: 20 brilliant moneysaving blogs

(52 years ago) May 08, 2013  · 1. Martin Lewis at Okay, so some of you might argue that with his celebrity status and regular spots on the telly, Mr Lewis doesn’t count as a blogger. Let me tell you, he does. Actually, he is the one that everyone running the best money saving websites looks up to.

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5 Ways To Deal With Council Tax Debts -

(52 years ago) Mar 05, 2019  · If you find you’re struggling to pay council tax, here are five tips to make the payments more affordable. 1. Check if you can spread your council tax payments over 12 months. Although they don’t always advertise or promote the fact, many local councils will allow people to pay their council tax over 12 months.

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Rent-To-Own stores: What Are The Alternatives?

(52 years ago) Buying second hand can be a really good option and you can find quality items on websites like eBay and Gumtree. Another option is the Freecycle network, which allows members to give – and get – items for free. There’s also Pre-Loved which has a range of cheap goods, with the option to haggle over an even cheaper price.

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MoneyAware’s £3.21 Secret Santa challenge!

(52 years ago) Nov 26, 2015  · Laura’s also mentioned how she’s been the department’s “lentil correspondent” because her recipes often contain them. I recently made some unkind remarks about her risotto recipe that featured in our recent Tasty meals for a pound article. So in buying these gifts I was trying to say how I want Laura to enjoy her favourite foods, even ...

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Free exercise apps - get fit for summer - MoneyAware

(52 years ago) Jun 16, 2015  · You can unlock recipes, bonus tips and extra exercises as you progress; 6. Runkeeper (Available on iOS and Android) Don’t be fooled by the name, Runkeeper can also be used if you enjoy walking or cycling. I suppose ‘Run …

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8 ways to wrap up Christmas early this year

(52 years ago) 7. Square off travel costs early. According to a study conducted in 2013 by Retail Research, Christmas related travel accounts for an average of 10% of a person’s available spend.Many of the popular train ticket websites usually make Christmas …

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How does your mental health affect your money? Have your say

(52 years ago) Apr 18, 2017  · How does your mental health affect your money? Have your say. Bronwen Dalley Smith, Communications and Events Assistant for the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute, has written a guest post to tell us about the work they’re doing to support people dealing with debt and mental health problems.. Last year, nearly 600,000 people turned to StepChange Debt …

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Why work for StepChange Debt Charity?

(52 years ago) May 29, 2013  · We’re the UK’s leading debt charity and we’re continuing to grow. If you’re interested in joining our team check out our website and see the latest vacancies for StepChange jobs. However, before you go and check what’s available we’d like to show you exactly why our colleagues love working here.

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