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Showing posts with label food shopping. Show all posts
Showing posts with label food shopping. Show all posts

Saturday, 10 October 2020

Didn't Touch The Sides!

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence - Jules Feiffer
Welcome to my Saturday...
Nice bit of lie-in...
We are going off to see the Droitwich Lions...Book Sale..later..on..
But first Brew and Hug↓
Even the sunshine came out...
Breakfast.
Dressed.
Then out.
New dress to try out as well↓
Drops off son at his Boxing lesson.
Then off to Droitwich...
It was nice to see them again.
They had the Crap Apple Jelly for sale.
It is so lovely and goes nice on anything.
Bought them all.
Hopefully it will be on next month.
I promised them some of my dad's CDs.
Got some bargains.
Now to get the newspaper and coffee.
 Picks up son from his Boxing Lesson.
Some nice things from the Lions earlier..
 I start to sort out all my CDs in Sexy Beast.
Sorted them out to put into the boot↓
I sorted out all my late dad's Cds.
This are going to the Lions.
While the rest are going in Sexy Beast.
lunch time.
Afterwards I put the washing machine back on.
Tidied up in the Living room.
We wrote out our shopping list.
I went and collected my next door neighbour's shopping list.
We put tea on low in the oven.
First stop was Lidl..
Some of my neighbour's shopping done.
Next was Food Warehouse, Home Bargains, over the road to Aldi, and a quick visit to Morrisons!
He did get £6 back out of £50.
3 hours doing food shopping.
I dropped his shopping round.
Unloaded our food shopping.
My tea didn't even touch the sides!
I read this week's Private Eye magazine.
More NYPD Blue Season 11.
Quick look in the newspaper...
Martin  Ruane  was an English professional wrestler. Best known by the ring name Giant Haystacks he was one of the best-known wrestlers on the British wrestling scene in the 1970s and 1980s. He also worked in both Canada and the United States under the name "Loch Ness Monster" or simply "Loch Ness".
He would have been 73 years old 🎈
He died aged 52 in 1998.
Martin Kemp  is an English actor, musician and director, known as the bassist in the new wave band Spandau Ballet and for his role as Steve Owen in EastEnders.
He is the younger brother of Gary Kemp, who is also a member of Spandau Ballet and an actor. In 2012, Kemp finished third in the tenth series of Celebrity Big Brother, and in 2017 he appeared as a judge on the BBC series Let It Shine.He is 59 years old 🎈 

Loads of catching up with this week's television programmes tomorrow....
Now getting the hands warmed up....








 

 

 

 



 
 

Thursday, 2 January 2020

Kicking Away The Holiday Stone!

Patience has its limits.Take it too far, and it's cowardice 
- George Jackson
Welcome to my Thursday 🎈
I was back on a rather small Wobbly Work Wheel🎑
 We were running low on food...
Just had enough milk for tea and breakfast↓
 Hubby still not well enough to go back to work...
I blow him a πŸ’‹ when I leave the house↓
 Trying out another CD I bought at Christmas↓
 Listening to some great songs↓
Now to do some shopping..↓
  Sing-a-long time on the way home↓
It's not quite double figures↓
 I have a quick look in the newspaper↓
Nelly Furtado, Canadian singer and songwriter (I'm Like a Bird) is 42 years old 🎈
Dave Mount, English drummer (Mud), died at 59 years old in 2006


More shows we have to watch↓
The Council phones up,
No new boiler now,
As far as they are concerned the boiler is fixed!!!
The boiler was condemned last month..
Patched up and no hot water upstairs!
We are not happy with this decision.
We are taking this further....
Off to The Happy Place Of Work.. for the first time in 2020.... 
When I got back, it was well dark!
Nice pork chop for tea.
We caught up on:
 The Graham Norton Show.
Graham's New Year's Eve guests are Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Motsi Mabuse, Stephen Graham, Florence Pugh, Anthony Joshua and Melanie C featuring Sink the Pink.
Then the extended version of 
Have I Got News For You best of 2019.
 Then off to do more work and singing..
I gets back.
Hubby had filled the bath full of hot water..
(Using pots and pans from the kitchen)
Used our ducks we had for Christmas↓
Caught up with:
 Off to bed before the Friday Feeling comes visiting 🎈

 

Saturday, 21 December 2019

Trying To Lift The Turkey!

Taking advice about marriage from Elizabeth Taylor is like taking sailing lessons from the captain of the Titanic - Joan Rivers
The Hunt for Red October has arrived, 4 days early, so no Xmas Hump for hubby!
I woke up too early for a Saturday and feeling yakky didn't help!
  Nice cup of hot lemsip to make that yakky feeling go away!
Then back to bed with the earplugs!
Later on, I got up and pulled back the curtains..
The sun was back \o/
  I enjoyed a tea and hug in bed..↓
 I wrote out some Xmas cards..
Now to go out in for a little ride...
 I drop off one son to his boxing lesson.
Then it is off to hand deliver some Xmas cards....
Car trip to Studley.
Sent some cards off via Royal Mail.
Bumped into loads of old friends and old customers that I haven't seen in ages.
We visited the only Charity Shop.
Got some lovely things, including a handbag for £5.50, that is £55 to buy in Debenhams!
 Nice tree in the Co-op car park↑
I go and see Joe and his sister.
I gave them their Christmas cards..
I enjoy coffee and a mince pie.
I wrapped up my friend's Xmas present↓
 Nice smell of Winter↓
 Goes back out.
Drops off another Xmas card
&
the present I wrapped  up.
Then to get the Xmas food!
 We get a big turkey for £15
(So heavy, everyone had trouble lifting it out of the trolley)
(That should last a few days)
Then off to Morrisons for some bits that we couldn't get in Aldi's.
We now won't have to go into a Supermarket at all now for nearly a week!
(I hope)
We gets back home to unload Sexy Beast ..
The Cottage Pie and garlic bread gets put into the oven.. 
 Time to catch up on the telly from last week..
Plus 2 weeks of Graham Norton...
Graham is joined by Dame Judi Dench, Jennifer Hudson, Hugh Grant, Matthew McConaughey and Michael Buble. Plus Coldplay, with an exclusive performance from their new album Everyday Life.
 Daisy Ridley talks about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Henry Cavill discusses The Witcher, and Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon on the Gavin and Stacey Christmas special.
Followed by:
 I had a quick look at the Birthdays...
Samuel L.Jackson, American actor,is 71 years old 🎈
Billie Whitelaw, British actress (Omen, Adding Machine), died at 82 years in 2014.
I finished updating the blog...
Hubby went to bed at 1am..
I soon followed↓