Tag Archives: shopping

Cheeper to keep chickens?

When we lived in the cottage, we were given five ex-battery hens and a henhouse as a house warming gift. After a while, we wondered if it was a practical joke as apart from the benefit of eggs, the chickens … Continue reading

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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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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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Gingernuts 25, Sausage Rolls 28

You may remember a little while ago I had a gripe about being shortchanged in our packets of gingernut biscuits, and instead of getting 30 in a 300g pack, on occasion we only had 29. Well this seemed to become … Continue reading

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Jingle Jangle

We went shopping today and as I was waiting for Hubby to purchase a gate latch for our neighbour, I tuned into the radio. It’s December 1st and the Christmas songs were blaring out over the airwaves. I must admit … Continue reading

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Do you have a Christmas Budget?

With December just around the corner, the media headlines are full of Christmas, from gifts to food to toys and budgets. Some families are no doubt anxious and worried about the holidays and seeing to it that their kids don’t … 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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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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