As this is a shopping blog we thought we’d better keep you all in the know about where we are at with our food shopping. So as we were away last week we have not been properly shopping for a wee while. We decided that as we knew we wouldn’t be doing a normal shop last week before we went we got a few ingredients bits and pieces from the deli and some grapes and bananas from the market. Now as you know we always photograph the food we buy in order to blog about it. Well this little shop was no exception, however……. someone who will remain namebecksieless accidently deleted the pictures ooops! The shop included brown sugar, polenta, yogurt and as we mentioned fruit. Don’t fear we may have lost the photo’s but we know how much we spent £15.15. Whilst on holiday we treated ourselves to some bits and this (after working out the money conversion) came to
£11.20 so……..(are you asleep yet?) that’s a total of £26.35 leaving us change of £23.65. This was week 24!
Apologies we know this is a little dry but we feel all out of shopping sorts and as we are trying to be such organised beings we just want to keep you up to speed. So……… we returned on Saturday and knowing we would have empty cupboards we stopped on route and got bread, milk, cucumber, cheese and a couple of bananas. We wanted to go to the market so this was enough to tide us over. However we ended up spotting some bargain cream, yogurt and crème fraiche and hatched a little plan. We decided that we would buy lots of cream and make more homemade ice cream to eat over the coming weeks and ……. Some homemade butter. So this came to a total of £16.45 giving us £33.55 to spend at the market.
This morning Becksie and Lizzie went to Abingdon as they needed to a) exchange the money back b) bank some money and c) get the rest of the shopping. They managed to bank some of the money and managed to get the rest of the shopping but…… the post office (where Ian’s research on the best exchange rate deal had directed them) was in fact located in……. you guessed it ……. a supermarket!! So we still have Euros – oh well. At least the shopping was a success and we even have £2.61 to add to the savings.