BC (before Coronavirus) I did 95% of my shopping online, including the weekly food shop. At the point we learnt that schools were closing I was unable to get a delivery slot with my usual supermarket. I have since been trying all the supermarkets who deliver in our area and still haven’t managed to get a delivery slot, so it’s been easier for one of us to head to the shops in the evening every 10 days or so.
I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for ways to use my time more effectively. Life admin and general everyday chores can take up a huge amount of time everyday. Here are a few ways of clawing back some of that time to allocate elsewhere.
Heading off on holiday this summer? What fashion items can’t you leave home without? What do you consider your essential items for a summer trip away? Here are a few we can’t live without. Hats We love our hats. Fortunately the children like wearing hats, so we don’t have to battle too much with this, […]
Busy, busy, busy We are all busy. We all lead busy lives, even if that ‘busyness’ is created by different things. It could be children, a job, caring for a relative, a hobby, or even all of these things. Time is precious and none of us have enough of it. We are all so busy […]
Years ago when I was a teenager and loved shopping, the sales that followed Christmas were “The January Sales” and they pretty much began after New Year and went through the whole month of January. When I was at school and had a part-time job at Dorothy Perkins I loved it because I knew what […]
Do you love the sales? Are you a bargain hunter? Sales can be great BUT, and it’s a big BUT, the crowds, the crush, the debris on the floors in the shop. I don’t know about you but I can’t bear any of that, it really puts me off. I remember as a teenager when […]
Welcome to part five of our ‘Christmas Gift Guide’. I hope we haven’t put you off by mentioning the ‘C’ word too soon. You will no doubt be either really excited or totally put off having seen the title of this post but it is actually only a few weeks until Christmas. Have you started […]
Finding time to shop can be hard for busy mums. In an article I wrote a while back I said that I did all my Christmas shopping last year in the middle of the night from my Smartphone, whilst breastfeeding my baby. Whether you stay at home to take care of the kids, have a […]