The Stay at Home Mum "Review" is a place where mums can review products anonymously. Share your purchase experiences and help other mums make better buying decisions.

The $50 Weekly Shop - NEW BOOK!!!!

View item on manufacturer's website
Excellent
 
10
Very good
 
0
Average
 
0
Poor
 
0
Terrible
 
0

Reviews

Love Love Love it!


I've saved over $200 a week on my grocery shopping. Thank you Stay at Home Mum!
Did you find this helpful? Yes   Report

Good to see a 'Normal' Cookbook without Fancy Ingredients


Nice to see a good basic cookbook.
One person found this helpful, did you? Yes   Report

I love my book!!!


Thanks Jody!!!! It's a newbie to my household but we are loving it already!!! Thank you so much xoxox
2 people found this helpfulfound this helpful, did you? Yes   Report

The $50 weekly shop


Love this book easy tasty recipes getting the thumbs up from the kids and hubby thanks Jody Allen 😊
4 people found this helpfulfound this helpful, did you? Yes   Report

Grabbed my copy from Big W yesterday!


Easy to read. Good to see normal recipes! Can't wait to finish it.
One person found this helpful, did you? Yes   Report

OMG Where has this book been my whole life?


I always spend a fortune on grocery shopping... This week I got it down by $70 thanks to this book, it has inspired me to try harder to get it cheaper again. Brilliant, easy to read and the recipes are so simple!
3 people found this helpfulfound this helpful, did you? Yes   Report

You'll save the money you spend buying it within a week


A refreshingly unpretentious book that takes us back to basics in the kitchen (and throughout the home). Jody’s down-to-earth, actionable frugality teachings save you money from the word go. Not a fad diet or acai berry in sight. Just simple, real, yet inspiringly-clever suggestions peppering every page. One of the most worthwhile reads in my motherhood journey.
6 people found this helpfulfound this helpful, did you? Yes   Report

The $50 weekly shop is amazing


I love books I can relate to and this book is one of them. I really love it. I already had the Live well on less book and I was given this book as a gift. I love the readers stories! It also doesn't matter what type of family you have it has help for us all! I am a single mum with 3 teenagers and it is going to be a great help! Thanks Jody!
3 people found this helpfulfound this helpful, did you? Yes   Report

The $50 weekly shop is the best book ever thank you


Love this book I just brought from the bookstore. THANK YOU Jody for making my life earlier to pay my bills & have the life I need with my family & make a change to be able to afford special treat, holidays etc. Hope everyone has the same life changing experience as I have. I have never followed anyone ever before so i will be now. Be following you all the way with your handy tips & hint. You have a big fan out of me right hear :) very grateful & thankful. Cheers
10 people found this helpfulfound this helpful, did you? Yes   Report

Learn all the wonderful ways you can slash your grocery bill!


Jody Allen has already written two great books on saving money, but this one will be more awesome - written from someone that had to live on just $50/week for four years, she shares how to do it - step by step, where to shop, how to shop, recipes to make and everything in between!
16 people found this helpfulfound this helpful, did you? Yes   Report

Questions

I recently made the slow cooker apricot chicken and it was very watery. I added the tinned apricots along with the juice. Should the juice have been omitted and just the apricots used.

If it is too watery, just add a little grated potato or some cornflour and it will thicken up easily!

If you live in a rural community, 1hr 15mins from the nearest Aldi is this budget still achievable?

Sorry! Just realised I already asked this question last night! I blame fatigue....<br />

We live in a small town (1 & 15min drive to the nearest Aldi). Would this book still be beneficial or do you need to live in a city?

Yup! I live a long way from the supermarket and it is very do-able!

I cannot get rid of my shower screen soap scum stains , I have tried everything I can think off

Use Gumption (available from Woollies in laundry aisle for about $4 comes in a white tub, green writing, yellow lid) rub in circles on dry shower screen. You will feel when the surface is clean. Rinse and dry with clean cloth or dry naturally. Then use cheapest window cleaner to get a streak free shine. It works and no offensive chemical cleaner smell. I had the worst soap scum and results were amazing even after the first time.

How do you live on 50 week I have son and he eats more it would not last week as my food doesn't last then

Asked | Showing 1 of 2 Answers | Answer Question
My son is always hungry too. I try and add lots of carbs to my meals like garlic bread, dried biscuits or toast. You could also try smoothies for between meals, like frozen berries or bananas with milk. Sometimes I just give him chopped veggies like carrot or celery to snack on.
It's so easy pls try it, :) I have to boys in my life & it's the best, I was septic about how it would help me as well but now I have tried it my self it's a great investment for life changing, saving money & living the life we all deserve.

Where do you buy the book cant fibd it

Here's the link for you - it's also available in Big W, Kmart, Target and selected bookstores. http://bit.ly/SAHM50weeklyshop