Savvy shopper shares money savings tips as they reveal how they feed a family of four for £100 a week
SAVING money is something which may well be high on many people's agenda at the moment, as the financial impact of the coronavirus crisis hits those in the UK. What does one savvy shopper recommend?
Saving money is something which one family of four hoped to do by making cuts on their weekly shop.However, the decision was somewhat of a challenge, and they couple decided to seek some tips from others.Taking to Mumsnet in February last year,"mrswhits" explained that the family, who have a two-year-old and an eigh-month-old, had monthly outgoings of £200 purely on their weekly shop - with this expenditure not including cleaning products.
"My husband and I decided this morning that we will not be buying any alcohol for during the week anymore, so that should cut out a bit... maybe £30," they wrote.READ MORE: Money saving tips: Some may look to cut costs on their weekly shop
(Image: GETTY)"And I also decided that I will cut down on the amount of convenient (but still healthy and organic) snacks I buy for the kids and instead prepare fruit etc for them that will maybe cut out £20. But that still leaves us at £150!!!!"
While the Mumsnet user explained that they"kind of" meal plan, they do tend to purchase a lot of meat."My eldest child doesn't even eat here three days a week as she is fed all her meals at nursery, and most days I don't eat lunch," they added.
"We can not afford to be spending like this, we looked at our finances this morning and realised how screwed we are since I have been on two lots of maternity leave back to back." Read more: Daily Express »
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