Make a plan and a budget.
Help with budgeting from Citizens Advice on 03444 111 306 or www.citizensadvice.org.uk/debt-and-money/help-with-debt/budgeting
Don’t get carried away with your festive food shop.
The above advice comes from MoneySavingExpert.com. It shows you how you can have a Christmas feast from much less moeny than you think.
When shopping online, try mysupermarket.co.uk. You choose your shopping and then the site shows you how you can save money. It links directly through to all the main supermarkets.
To reduce the amount of food waste you produce due to over sticking, have a look at LoveFoodHateWaste. There is great advice on planning, budgtting and portion control so that you do not waste any of the lovely food you buy.