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Time flies #Sunday #ramble

It’s Sunday morning and time for another ramble through the overgrown pathways of my mind. Many of my readers are bloggers themselves and they know how hard it can be to make a start on a post and add those all important keywords for the search engines. This isn’t as easy as it looks! (more…)


Thrifty Thursday: spring barbecue?

The Aldi super-six this week are baby plum tomatoes (250g), baby corn (135g), salad potatoes (1Kg), rhubarb (400g), fun-size pears (8) and chestnut mushrooms (250g).   They are all 69p each. That offer runs until the 21st of May. The new offers will start on Thursday, 22nd of May. (more…)

Thrifty Thursday bargain hunt

The Aldi super-six this week are grapes (snack pack 150g), garlic (4), iceberg lettuce, cherry tomatoes (250g), cucumber and Jersey Royal potatoes (450g). They are all 49p each and the offer lasts until the 3rd of July.


Bank Holiday Weekend

Forge Mill Farm

It’s a Bank Holiday weekend in the UK, when by tradition, it rains. It’s looking a little dark, but not raining at the moment. The forecast says the temperature here will drop to 9C tomorrow with more rain. Things should start to improve on Wednesday though when a little sunshine is forecast. I have used an artistic picture of Forge Mill Farm for today’s blog. I thought about going there again this weekend, but hardly worth it now. You do have to make the most of the good weather while it’s here in England. I read this morning that people have been setting fire to themselves lighting barbecues while slightly inebriated. This weather could be a blessing in disguise, if it gives the fire service a rest. (more…)

Thrifty Thursday 4


Lidl is a budget supermarket in the UK. I decided to pay a visit on Sunday. They have food and non-food items. (more…)