Tag Archives: bargain

Black? Not even grey

Oh well, our hunt for a Black Friday bargain didn’t pan out, but sometimes these things are for the best. Our Plan B for a lawnmower was a reconditioned one in a local Bargain Centre where he also did second … Continue reading

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Three meals (for two) for less than 50p

Yep, you read that right. Three meals, for the two of us, plus a few scraps for Maggie, for under ten bob. My great-grandmother would have been proud. It’s been a while since we purchased a whole chicken and I … Continue reading

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A sneaky ruse

Just a little snippet for us frugal shoppers out there. A few weeks ago, our preferred breakfast cereal was not available so we had to find an alternative. Not that this was a problem, as it was good to have … Continue reading

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Market Day

Market Day in town where we used to live was on Wednesday (which included an auction) and Saturday. When we first arrived in Lincolnshire, there was plenty of choice and stalls, and a bargain could be had. Maggie had an … Continue reading

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Price Wars

We went shopping today. Not for very much, just a few bits and pieces to tide us over until the end of the month and payday. I needed tea bags, and usually purchase the pyramid variety on special offer at … Continue reading

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Death of a Salesman?

We did a lot of DIY in our previous house, and finally washed ‘one brick’ too many. With an almighty CLUNK the washing machine stopped altogether, so we immediately switched it off before some serious damage occurred. Hubby is useful. … Continue reading

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