Welcome to my latest blog post: 11 Ways To Help Survive These Shocking Gas Prices.
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With gas prices soaring and electricity too we have to come to terms with the fact that we may need to make drastic changes and NOW.
If you’re a regular to my blog you would have already read my previous blog posts on How to reduce your gas bill and Ways To Save Money & Energy but that was then… now things are so out of control that to be honest I am not sure how and when this scandalous crisis will end.
Looking at methods to reduce usage and bills has been the topic of conversation with suggestions ranging from slight adjustments to drastic changes.
Some of the drastic ones were laughed off but that was a few weeks ago, now those same drastic suggestions now seem more like good ideas and highly likely to take place.
11 Ways To Help Survive These Shocking Gas Prices.
So how bad can/Will things really get?
The answer to this question will probably annoy you but the answer really is…
How long is a piece of string?
At the time of writing this: households are experiencing huge jumps in their monthly gas bills from £86 to £401 per month.
Figures like these are currently sweeping across the nation, crippling consumers and keeping many awake at night.
What a mess we’re in, personally I don’t know of anyone who is not worried.
So, whilst we patiently wait for the government to do something to put this right and/or help us, we need to help ourselves. And fast.
So back to those ways of getting us through this hot mess as best we can.
Now I warn you that you won’t be happy with them all, in fact you may even refuse to consider some of them at all but the suggestions are here.
Eight ingredients, three recipes.
Buying in bulk always works out cheaper but rather than eating the same meal three days in a row why not try: One main ingredient with three different meals.
Choose cold over hot meals this summer
Whilst it’s the season for it, leave the cooker alone. It’s Summer Time so, why not enjoy meals that don’t need to be cooked.
With so many options in Salads, quiches, deli etc, you may be pleasantly surprised.
Asda have a wide range at bargain prices.
Encourage Family Time
Spend your evenings together and you’ll be able to keep warm together in one room. Read a book aloud with the family, help the children with their homework or even Watch a documentary or quiz tv show together.
This is a flask
Invest in a thermo flask like this Vacuum Insulated Flask.
Slightly old school I know but do you know how much it costs to put the kettle on?
How many hot drinks do you have a day?
Okay we’ll leave it there. 😉