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by FRUGAL MASTER
22 Apr 2014, 19:29
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: Cheaper or not ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1849

Re: Cheaper or not ?

Well , you gotta treat yourself. :-D
by FRUGAL MASTER
22 Apr 2014, 19:27
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: Cheaper or not ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1849

Re: Cheaper or not ?

Oh and if I'm honest , a four pack of a particular superstore own brand beer.=£3.10 :oops:
by FRUGAL MASTER
22 Apr 2014, 19:21
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: Cheaper or not ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1849

Re: Cheaper or not ?

Thanks for the replies. I guess my way of thinking is that to feed my family of 5 is that I buy what is called a freezer Pack from my local, butcher, which contains 6 decent portions of.meat. Always enough to extend to one weeks supply =£25. Then at my local market I pick up my Veg and fruits, which...
by FRUGAL MASTER
22 Apr 2014, 08:10
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: Cheaper or not ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1849

Cheaper or not ?

Hi , it's been awhile , just wondering if anybody Still shops at Markets , Butchers , or Greengrocers Etc I appreciate these shops are quite rare , but I find it cheaper to shop at these than the Supermarkets. That's feeding a Family of five and weekly shop. I then pop into my local supermarket for ...
by FRUGAL MASTER
06 Jan 2013, 22:02
Forum: DIY & Recycling Projects
Topic: outside storage
Replies: 0
Views: 859

outside storage

Hi
I want to clear out my garden shed to make it into a work shed.
Does anyone have any ideas for an outside garden storage solution for garden tools
and maybe a petro mower. One that dosnt cost the earth.
Any ideas would be gratefully accepted..
FM
by FRUGAL MASTER
06 Jan 2013, 22:01
Forum: DIY & Recycling Projects
Topic: outside storage
Replies: 0
Views: 850

outside storage

Hi
I want to clear out my garden shed to make it into a work shed.
Does anyone have any ideas for an outside garden storage solution for garden tools
and maybe a petro mower. One that dosnt cost the earth.
Any ideas would be gratefully accepted..
FM
by FRUGAL MASTER
15 Nov 2012, 19:09
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: France for the day.
Replies: 7
Views: 1277

Re: France for the day.

If you don't mind me asking .....
What would be the best time and way to book a space on the tunnel train.
We are based in Sussex ...
Thanks... FM >coc<
by FRUGAL MASTER
15 Nov 2012, 19:02
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: France for the day.
Replies: 7
Views: 1277

Re: France for the day.

Thank you Bea.
I appreciate that , very useful advice.
)t'
by FRUGAL MASTER
13 Nov 2012, 21:08
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: France for the day.
Replies: 7
Views: 1277

Re: France for the day.

Thanks Homemade )t'
by FRUGAL MASTER
13 Nov 2012, 20:45
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: France for the day.
Replies: 7
Views: 1277

France for the day.

Hello ,
Have any down the laners got any advice on the best way to go on a day trip to France.
That is taking our car from Dover to Calais, ( on a ferry) for a family of 5.
Thanks FM.
by FRUGAL MASTER
10 Nov 2012, 18:39
Forum: Books, TV and the Media
Topic: The Moody Blues
Replies: 10
Views: 1467

Re: The Moody Blues

Is it "Tin Soldier" by The Small Faces, also another great driving song !
by FRUGAL MASTER
10 Nov 2012, 18:32
Forum: Books, TV and the Media
Topic: The Moody Blues
Replies: 10
Views: 1467

Re: The Moody Blues

And Mr Blue sky was certainly a classic.
Great driving song too.
Certainly in my top ten.
by FRUGAL MASTER
10 Nov 2012, 18:22
Forum: Books, TV and the Media
Topic: The Moody Blues
Replies: 10
Views: 1467

Re: The Moody Blues

Electric light orchestra (ELO) for me Richard...
by FRUGAL MASTER
14 Jul 2012, 21:05
Forum: Just for Pets
Topic: adopting some guinea pigs
Replies: 37
Views: 3260

Re: adopting some guinea pigs

Must admit , when my wife and kids said they were gonna get some guinees , I thought Hmmm , but I must admit they have grown on me , such amusing faces :-D
by FRUGAL MASTER
03 Apr 2012, 21:05
Forum: Vegetable and Fruit Gardening
Topic: hose pipe ban
Replies: 8
Views: 992

Re: hose pipe ban

My next door neighbour has just bought one of those cheap paddling pools for a few pounds and when it rains will collect water , and then she will put her potted fruit and veg plants inside on a hot day......