Category Archives: shopping

Today is Wednesday 27th January

The day started pretty well and the meters were read with no unpleasant surprises. We’d decided to do our February stock up today as I wanted to go to the bank and our nearest branch is either 17 or 20 … Continue reading

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Shopping on a budget

Hubby picked up on a headline today about a savvy mum spending £10 on food for the week in comparison to the government’s ‘£30 food parcel’ which probably only cost just over a fiver. I couldn’t find that one, but … Continue reading

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Our shopping experience today

It was horrible! The journey wasn’t too bad until we were about 2 miles out, then traffic was getting busy coming in the opposite direction. I was glad I wasn’t driving as the potholes are now craters. The plan was … Continue reading

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Somewhat of a surprise………..

This is a good news and bad news post, so I’ll get the bad out of the way first. Hubby’s INR is still out of range, so he will be back for another blood test on New Year’s Eve. Let … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Today is Monday. The first day of the week. A normal day. Wash Day. Shopping Day. BUT WAIT……………………………………….. It’s Tenner Monday. Mad Dash Monday. Let the fun begin. We did our ten pound dash today, parking…

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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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