The Daily Frugal Blog Is Moving To A Self Hosted Website.

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It's moving day and my lovely subscribers will be going along with me.   While my email subscribers will continue to receive email notifications of new posts as before, WordPress.com followers will only see new posts in the Reader. They will not receive email updates unless they subscribe to receive those on my new site, … Continue reading The Daily Frugal Blog Is Moving To A Self Hosted Website.

18 Victorian Potato Recipes For 2021

The British Victorian housewife was a no nonsense woman. She took her trade seriously and knew what was what in every aspect with her business of running a household. I often wonder what she would think of today's modern cooking appliances and recipes. Would she embrace them or would she think they were a frivolous … Continue reading 18 Victorian Potato Recipes For 2021

Instant Pot Jam (3 Ingredients)

Imagine a lazy Sunday morning in bed reading, what could be better than homemade jam on toast and fresh coffee. You don't have to go all Downton Abbey to appreciate a little luxury. There is something about homemade jam that outshines it's shop bought relative and it is incredibly easy to make. Especially if you … Continue reading Instant Pot Jam (3 Ingredients)

7 Tips for Getting Dinner on the Table in Half An Hour or Less

Are home cooked meals a priority for you despite the pressing demands of life? If it's your goal to feed your family fresh food as often as possible while saving money and time, then read on for my smart tips on how to plan, shop and prep to ensure that dinner's on the table almost every night.

The Humble Veg Box

We made a pledge here at Frugal Towers to slowly come away from supermarkets and get more into supporting small businesses and buying local produce where possible. I don't mean never using supermarkets. I just mean not using them as much or only using them for anything else that I can't source elsewhere. It takes … Continue reading The Humble Veg Box

Cutting Back On Spending

No Spend Challenges I've been reading about people who have a no spend year recently and I joined a group on Facebook about the no spend year challenge. I've been in the group a couple of years now silently lurking in the background. I'd never joined in with these extreme challenges. I say extreme because … Continue reading Cutting Back On Spending

Back On The Blog After An Unintentional Hiatus

It's been a while since I posted on my blog. I'm going to be completely honest and say that over the past 9 months I'd lost sight of myself and got caught up in the projects and dreams of other people and therefore put my own wants, needs and aspirations on hold. I'd also become … Continue reading Back On The Blog After An Unintentional Hiatus

Hattersley Community Big Garden Project.

As I've written in a previous blog, (which you can read by clicking here) I have taken on a veg plot at our local Community Garden Project. It is run by two lovely people called Dez and Penny. I've been there for a month now and I am enjoying it so much. It has put … Continue reading Hattersley Community Big Garden Project.

Traditional Living in a Modern World.

Sometimes when I meet new people, they ask that inevitable question...What do you do? Almost as if what you do defines you as a person or something. Often I'm tempted to say "Well, I'm a human being and I do my best, how about you, what do you do". But I don't, I resist the … Continue reading Traditional Living in a Modern World.