Saving money with I’m Cheaper from Morrisons #MorrisonsMumMay 7, 2014
I am such that you have seen the current #MorrisonsMum and #MorrisonsDad campaign that a lot of bloggers are currently involved in and I was really happy to have the chance to take part too. I have been shopping at Morrisons for quite a while and back in 2011 I wrote a post about being a food snob and how quality is just as important as price when it comes to doing my supermarket shop. After giving up my full time job to become a childminder I realised how important it was to try and get the best for my money and started to explore the Morrisons savers range, most of which was fantastic but I definitely decided not to scrimp on some items. I even took part in a challenge to make five recipes using Morrisons Savers ingredients.
As you can see I have enjoyed shopping at Morrisons over the year and still continue to do my main shop there as I love the quality of the savers range and the market place produce. With the new I’m Cheaper savings I was intrigued to see how much an average weekly shop would be for my family. It is great to see that Morrisons are rolling out a delivery service and this allowed me to look at the prices online, this is something I like to do before going shopping as it helps me meal plan and budget. The great thing about the I’m Cheaper prices is that these prices will stay this low unlike other supermarkets offers. We don’t buy a lot of processed foods so a lot of the time we miss out on the special offers available in the supermarkets.
A standard shopping list looks like this.
The shop above would cost me £64.84 in Morrisons and £78.64 in Tesco, a difference of £13.80. Removing the cleaning items the Morrisons shop comes to £56.47 and the Tesco shop comes to £67.35 a difference of £10.88. I did both prices as I wanted to see if the difference in prices of the cleaning products were making a big difference. As I only buy the cleaning products monthly the second figure is more relevant to me.
With a saving of just over £10 on enough food to keep us fed well for a week I can’t wait to feel the difference to my bank balance.
For taking the time to have a look at Morrisons new prices I was given £80 worth of vouchers to spend in Morrisons. I have not used them all yet as we have spent most of the last week in hospital but we did pop to the Morrison Local near the hospital on Monday and snuck Elizabeth off the ward for a picnic in the park.