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Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Sainsbury's Live Well For Less Giveaway

I love to save money but that doesn't mean that we live a miserable and deprived existance, oh no!  We like to Live Well For Less.  It just so happens that Sainsbury's are running a campaign that is encourgaing the nation to do the same.

Therefore, I've teamed up with Sainbury's to run a giveaway of two £50 Gift Cards and get us all to share tips on how we Live Well For Less.

To take part in the giveaway visit the Sainsbury’s Facebook Page and tell them how you will Live Well for Less.

Then follow the instructions in the Rafflecopter widget below.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Rules of the Giveaway, please read them carefully:

This giveaway is open to all readers over 18 years of age who live in the UK.

The winner will be chosen via Rafflecopter (which uses random.org) and announced on this blog shortly after the closing date of the giveaway.

The winner will be contacted by e-mail, if they do not respond within 3 days another winner will be chosen.

There are 2 prizes of a £50 Sainsbury’s Gift Card.

I am running this competition in good faith on behalf of Sainsbury’s.  Sainsbury’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. They reserve the right to substitute the prize for one of a similar type/value if the prize above is not available.

The entry instructions form part of the terms and conditions of the giveaway. 

Entries using any software or automated process to make bulk entries will be disqualified.

There is one main way to enter and several ways to get bonus entries, including bonus daily entries. Follow the instructions in the form above. If you already like/follow comment in the rafflecopter widget and let me know to get your entries counted.

You can also enter to win £50 Sainsbury's vouchers/giftcard at Feeding Boys and Fuss Free Flavours.


  1. I boil up a chicken carcass to make stock. Leftover veg, raw or cooked, outer leaves of cabbage and lettuce, even pea pods, can be chopped up and cooked in it to make delicious soup. The only "new" ingredient you need to add is an onion and a little oil to fry it in. Everything else is free.

  2. Waste less
    I plan to only go shopping with a list having worked out first what we need (not so much just buy random items) and use up leftovers

  3. Visit a local park with difference friends everyday ,no one gets bored as different people to play and chat with daily.

  4. Have pot luck dinner, collect all your leftovers and every family member makes a dish for dinner. Fun and frugal


  5. I think going for a bike ride is a fantastic thing to do with children. OK we have a bike trailer and they can be expensive but we got ours second hand. A bicycle seat is far cheaper!

  6. I have entered a recipe for stew and snow ice cream (with snow forecasted up north, you might want to give it a go!)

    Happy Easter!

  7. put in that I have used comparison websites to say reduced my gas and electricity from £81 to £62 a month

  8. I use my slow cooker to cook anything from bolognaise, curry to casseroles and stews. Cook enough for at least 2 meals. One for today and one for the freezer. You can defrost and reheat quickly for days when you're busy keeping healthy!

  9. I put having an easter egg hunt around the back garden, To save money on travel to an arranged one.

    Twitter ID @P_E1

  10. Suggested making sandwiches rather than buying meals out.

  11. Staying in and making a lush meal together with Sainsbury's Taste the Difference

  12. Taking a picnic into park and going for a long walk

  13. Search the internet for discount codes/vouchers for family days out


  14. I always add lots of vegtables to meals like spag bolgognaise and then freeze our extra. Makes weekday meals easy & cheap!

  15. I always add lots of vegtables to meals like spag bolgognaise and then freeze our extra. Makes weekday meals easy & cheap!

  16. I always write a list and stick to it - you don't end up adding little bits to the trolleyn then!

  17. Enjoy the natural beauty of the green space around you. It doesn't cost much to enjoy the local beauty spots, you can get great views, fresh air and exercise!


  18. ive cut out all my classes and discovered free alternatives at home and outside in the fresh air. we go where the breeze takes us - no schedules or direct debits.