Category Archives: shopping

Sucking it Up.

You’d think it would be quite straightforward don’t you, going out and buying a vacuum cleaner. But No. When we were in the cottage, it was a standing joke that we had His and Hers hoovers. Hubby preferred the cylinder … Continue reading

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Five things Tuesday: Sales

Dr Tanya is our host for the Five Things Tuesday. Join in here In most of the world, it is the end of summer and therefore the time for end of season sales. This week I ask you to talk … Continue reading

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It’s official: prices are going up

Following on from my post a couple of days ago about rising prices I was reading this article this morning (source) which added fuel to my argument (not that anything will change, but hey). This is my amended calculations with the … Continue reading

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So out of touch…….

Prices are rocketing across the board and it is hard to find bargains as families feel the squeeze on already overstretched budgets. Energy, fuel, taxation and high inflation is biting hard and some A**hole in government said that people should … Continue reading

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Shopping comparisons

I haven’t done one of these for a while, but a lot of that is because the way we shop has changed since Hubby’s op in 2020 and then Covid took hold so I am now doing a bulk shop … Continue reading

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Headline Catcher : 23rd January

Readers familiar with my blog know we live on a tight budget and I am Queen of the Spreadsheets. I have one for the accounts, one for the house, one for food, one for the car, one for utilities………. you … Continue reading

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A Productive Afternoon

We left home in plenty of time to allow for Saturday traffic and shoppers. It didn’t happen, and we arrived for the Swab half an hour early.  To be honest, I had to double check our text message as there … Continue reading

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Shopping Habits 2020/21

Fandango’s Provocative Question this week is to do with shopping, and he asks During the height of the pandemic, to what extent did you avail yourself of online shopping for meals, groceries, and other goods and services? If you did … Continue reading

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A pleasant surprise

We had a good shopping session after Hubby’s INR this morning. As expected he is out of range, but only just, so all being well it should settle down by next week. We decided to visit the Co-op in the … Continue reading

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There is officially less of me!

We have been out for the majority of the day and having checked our route before leaving home, Hubby discovered four sets of roadworks in areas we could not avoid, so we left earlier than we had intended. Although we … Continue reading

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