Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Wee bit of stockpiling


Sainsbury's is currently selling my favourite tea in large boxes at £3.50 instead of £5 so I've stocked up on a few boxes.  That should do us for a wee while especially as I can get 2 mugs of tea from 1 teabag (I like it weak!!)

 

My favourite coffee was £2.50 a jar instead of £3.50 so I bought 2 last week and 2 this week.  My coffee is one of the few brands I won't scrimp on.  

Interestingly I've just checked the website and both items are back to full price.  So I'm glad I got a few to stockpile.There are still some tins of beans and sweetcorn left from a previous week's reductions. I think Heinz beans and Green Giant sweetcorn are worth the extra pennies but we use loads of Basics labels like ketchup and tinned fruit.


A quick pop into Sainsbury's after the gym tonight scored a few gluten free goodies for me, crumpets for The Teenager and a bag of rocket.  Sadly no meat bargains (we were too late) but the 2 sad looking whole plaice from the fish counter didn't tempt me.  A bargain's only a bargain if you'll use it!


4 comments:

  1. Brilliant bit of stockpiling. Hopefully by the time you get to the end of your stash there will be another offer on on your favourite brands :-)

    I agree with buying Heinz beans, I've tried lots of others and the value ones are good if you are just tipping them into a casserole or something but for the best beans on toast it HAS to be Heinz. And I stick with Nescafe, just buying it when it's on offer.

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  2. Tea and coffee are hard to change foe a cheap brand, like you we stock pile when on offer. My tea bags we get off the Internet and save a fortune.

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  3. I agree, some brands are worth the extra money. I too like Heinz for beans and I like my favourite tea and coffee too and tend to stock pile when on offer. Cereal is another thing I don't think is the same in cheap brands. I like rice krispies and corn flakes and have tried own brands and they taste nothing like the original which I much prefer. They taste ok as krispie cakes or cornflake cakes wrapped in chocolate though lol.

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  4. We stoked up on reduced washing powder before Christmas but it is coming to an end now !!

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