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    Grocery Shopping Budget – Aldi

    Grocery shopping is the one thing that I struggle with balancing. Up until recently our food shopping bill was creeping up to near £200 a week – shocking! We were wasting food, making daily trips to Tesco and spending far too much. The thing about Tesco is, I went in for a few essentials and came out £50 lighter every time as I was picking up things that were not necessary and were on offer. I got sucked into ‘oh that’s a good deal, I’ll pick it up’ and before I knew it I had a trolley full of crap. Even though I plan our meals I don’t plan for…

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    Batch Cooking Using Microwave Ovens

    I don’t know about you but as soon as weaning starts when you have a baby you need every kitchen appliance and accessory going. I have to admit I would be lost without my microwave, I need to make cooking quick, easy and fuss free. Although I have a basic microwave there are some fantastic models on the market and also on my wishlist for my new house, I really love the latest range of Panasonic microwave ovens. They are combination microwaves which enables you to steam, grill, bake and microwave food, making life that little bit easier for busy mums (and dads) when feeding the family. Cooking healthy and…