The Savvy Penny

How to get a haircut for free (or very cheap)!

How to get a haircut for free (or very cheap)! When I started on my frugal living journey and trying to cut back on unnecessary spending; haircuts was one of the areas that I struggled with, I loved going to my hair salon and couldn’t figure out how I could change this. I started by […] Read more…

FRUGAL HOBBIES

Some hobbies can be really expensive and really eat into your monthly budget; that’s fine if you can afford it and absolutely love them. I’ve never really had an expensive hobby that I can recall, I used to dance when I was younger but that’s about it, and I go through phases where I join […] Read more…

FOUR EASY WAYS TO SAVE MONEY IN 2019

So you’ve got through January and have now decided that you want this year to be different, you want to take control of your finances and be intentional with your spending. If that sounds like you, here are four easy ways to save money in 2019. Track your Spending This doesn’t have to be anything […] Read more…

Week in My Frugal Life

Week in My Frugal Life This week, I thought I’d share a week in my frugal life and the kind of things I do to save money.  I’m a busy mum of two young boys, trying to build up a business (s) working from home. Hopefully this shows that you can still have fun, shop […] Read more…

Cheap and Easy Warming Winter Meals

Cheap and Easy Warming Winter Meals With the colder weather firmly setting in, without fail I return to my tried and tasted cheap and easy warming winter meals to fill me up. They’re made with simple ingredients so they’re cheap and I always make lots so they can be reheated the next day or portioned […] Read more…

Frugal Living Ideas for 2019

frugal living ideas for 2019

Frugal Living Ideas for 2019 Many people hear the word frugal and immediately think of someone who doesn’t spend any money or doesn’t enjoy life. For me, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Frugal living is about being happier living with less, living within your means and taking care of your money, spending it […] Read more…

10 FRUGAL ENTERTAINMENT IDEAS

10 FRUGAL ENTERTAINMENT IDEAS One of the areas I cut back on when I changed my lifestyle was my “entertainment” budget. This was the money I allocated to myself on a monthly basis for entertainment throughout the month. Being on a tight budget, it was one of the first areas that had to go. So […] Read more…

HOW TO GET FREE CINEMA TICKETS

How to get free Cinema Tickets I love going to the cinema, but tickets cost so much money! Although it was something which I cut out of  my budget without much worry, the experience of going to the cinema was something I missed. I decided to do a bit of research to see if it […] Read more…

10 FRUGAL WAYS TO ENJOY AUTUMN

10 Frugal Ways to Enjoy Autumn The time between October and the end of December has to be my favourite time of year; the darker nights mean cosy evenings spent in front of a fire and getting wrapped up warm for winter walks. Here’s my list of 10 frugal ways to enjoy autumn. Use your […] Read more…

CHANGE YOUR MINDSET CHANGE YOUR MONEY

CHANGE YOUR MINDSET CHANGE YOUR MONEY It’s so important that you understand why you’re changing your spending habits and your ultimate end goal. Once you understand this and why things need to change it will make everything so much easier. Just like dieting you have to be in the right frame of mind and want […] Read more…