Category Archives: shopping

There will always be magic

We visited the garden centre the other day, and although there is no Christmas Grotto for the kids this year, the place is still awash with magic and wonder. I’ve written about it before here and last year we took … Continue reading

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Male order

Years ago, I ran a couple of Mail Order catalogues which were great for buying the kids clothes and mine for that matter on a budget. Every so often, I’d order a variety of stuff in different sizes, and what … Continue reading

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My Mommy is a dinosaur

Hubby often says that when it comes to technology these days, he’s a bit of a dinosaur. Imagine our surprise then to see a T-Rex in the aisles of the supermarket this morning happily going about her business with a … Continue reading

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Baffled R Us

Shopping today has been a successful trip, but the experience a little bemusing. To clarify the title of this post, I’ll start at the end of our shopping triathlon as this was where it occurred. I was sitting in the … Continue reading

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Broke, but happy

Oh what fun, spending money! I have got so many bits and pieces ranging from a four pack of cards with butterfly cutouts on the sides, glossy papers, stickers and 3D flowers. To be honest though, the selection wasn’t as … Continue reading

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It’s Monday, July 21st : no it’s not, it’s the 20th!!!!!!

Good afternoon. Sorry, I’m late again accessing my blog but we had a bit of running around to do today, and something that should have taken less than two hours stretched to almost 4! Why is this I hear you … Continue reading

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Our Shopping Trip today

We got it wrong, and paid for it dearly. Usually we are entering the first shop within half an hour of their opening time, but today we went up late and didn’t get to our first supermarket until 10.30. But … Continue reading

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We went Shopping Today

The plan was to get into town early before the rush, so we left home at 7.45, stopping off for a potty break for Maggie. We arrived at our first shop at 8.20. Plenty of places to park, no queues … Continue reading

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Household Budgets

Hubby was listening to something on the internet about budgets yesterday and how to adapt when income has diminished to make ends meet. As we walked Maggie for the final time last night, we agreed that although we are on … Continue reading

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I never thought I’d say it………………

But bring back the lockdown! Our field trip was a non event other than doing the first of June’s shopping early. Traffic wasn’t that bad, but the picnic area car parks were filling up, and those in the supermarket. OMG. … Continue reading

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