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Bargain Food

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The shop I am working in is reducing its food stocks to sell other things so today I managed to get a few bargains.  2 boxes cheerios @ £1 each and 3 boxes readybrek 50p each.  These will be eaten by the men in the house.  I got 5 tins of black cherry filling that I use when I make my cheesecakes for 50p a tin and 2 odd tins chopped tomatoes for 25p each.
Its handy to have a couple of jars of curry sauce in for a quick meal for OH as I cook curry from scratch usually but at 50p a jar I couldn't go wrong.  Beans are reduced to 20p so I picked up 5 tins and I will get more but they were too heavy to carry as I was without a car.
I got a few freezer bargains too.  The potatoes were 90p and I can eat them on Slimming World.  I got 2 bags chicken @ £1 each and the frozen vegetables were 50p each.  OH also got 3 packets of Nice biscuits at 25p each and 4 instant whip mixes for £1. There are a lot of other reduced items in the shop but they are not really things we would normally eat and I …

Precious Times

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I have brought my Grand-daughter home on her very first plane ride.  She was very excited and amazed to be above the clouds and definately looking forward to doing it again.   We did lots of fun things like going to the local strawberry farm, I have lost count of how many lovely punnets of them we have eaten We made a lovely flan. We went swimming a few times and afterwards met up with the men to go eat cream cakes in my favourite tearoom, did a car treasure hunt in the pouring rain which came down so torrential that it flooded the village and I haven't seen it like that in the 10 years I have lived there.
We had a lovely barbecue at my friends and my Grand-daughter went into the hot tub with trepidation but loved it. I let her control when we had the bubbles and we both slept well that night. We watched my friends doing a raft race, I was the reserve, and they won by miles.
Go girls! There was walking in the hills with her Grandad and a trip to collect sea glass at the beach with her Un…