How to make the most of expensive items on your shopping list

28 Oct 2020
By Ashlea D., Student at Liverpool John Moores University

One of the biggest surprises I had when I arrived at uni was just how expensive some basic items are.

From cleaning products and fresh meat to fresh fruit and veg, some purchases just made me feel like my bank balance was dropping, and fast. Sure, you can buy own-brand items in order to save a bit of money, but sometimes it just isn’t quite the same. So here’s my short guide on how to make the most of those items that you need to splash out on.

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I’m currently studying criminology and sociology at Liverpool John Moores University, (my main interest being crime and my favourite city being Liverpool!). In my spare time you’ll probably find me dying my hair a random rainbow shade, watching old festival videos or planning my next adventure.