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January 18th, 2013 at 08:36 am

Bought a four-weekly bus ticket for 73.50. Hubby paid for half since we are sharing it. I've been driving my car as little as possible since I know something is wrong with it, but I am getting rid of it this month. One of the drawbacks of getting the bus is that I end up shopping while I'm waiting. Keep spending two-three pounds when I'm at work. On the plus side though, our cupboards have more staple items in them now since I have been finding things reduced e.g taco seasoning for 40p. I also found some Christmas decorations for 50p so they have been put away in our Christmas box.

Still not managed to find any snowflakes but I am not giving up.

Meal planning has stopped since I have been back at work, although I really need to organise it again. Hubby has been pulling his weight in the kitchen now so things are a bit better on that front.

3 Responses to “This and That”

  1. snafu Says:

    Yikes! with DH willing to pull his weight in the kitchen it's crucial to have a supportive meal plan that works together with his effort. The fastest, simple plan is to write 5 basic meals that you both like to eat. Ovr the weekend write out another 5 meals. Make it simple like roast a chicken or chicken parts plus some root vegetables in the bottom of the pan. Sprinkle with any all purpose, no salt 'Adobe' type seasoning 350F 176C

  2. rob62521 Says:

    Hope you get the meal planning back under way...it does help with the budget.

  3. Jerry Says:

    That can be tough when you are waiting for the bus, definitely, and it can lead me to spend unexpectedly as well. I think that if you are getting things for a good deal, though, that offer you some insurance of a fuller pantry, then maybe just count those funds from the grocery budget? Good luck...

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