The headlines were dour. Everyone was blaming the few people who had prepared for this crisis well in advance. But a news article this week shines some surprising light on the true culprit. There was little ‘hoarding.’ It was just everyone suddenly buying a week’s worth of their normal shop instead of daily.
I love this commercial. From the moment that my beloved 10 year old autistic daughter PanKwake showed me it. Of course, at first I thought it was just a joke. No way was it a REAL product. Well, the joke was on me. IT IS!
And I guiltily admit…I bought it. Yes, that’s right. I paid five quid (£5) on Amazon for a bottle of Poo Pourri.
Discover how I use local fruit and vegatable stalls to help me cut my weekly shopping bill.
By that I mean found a magnificent bargain at our local charity shops. My oldest son stopped by today, because he is going to be attending a dinner and conference at his university. The Lord Mayor of London and other dignitaries will even be in attendance. It is a wonderful opportunity for him as heContinue reading “We Did It…Again”
This is a chore that few of us actually like. In our family, it is a major point of contention. For years, even before we married, it was a tradition for my husband to take his mother in the work van about five miles to the closest large market. At first when I moved overContinue reading “Grocery Shopping”
Each Saturday morning before eight my husband, mother-in-law, three year-old daughter, and I cram into his work van and make our weekly pilgrimage to the grocery store. Keeping with the family tradition set before I arrived, we shop at the UK largest retailer. We walk the aisles that are so familiar to us; selecting whatContinue reading “Saturday Shopping”