Sunday, 27 March 2016

It's only a bargain...


...if you need it!  I had to pop to Sainsbury's for a few things (shops are open here today in Scotland, we have different trading laws to England) and I did have bath towels and a basin on my list.  If they didn't have any I liked I would have looked elsewhere another time.  But as luck would have it, they had bath sheets reduced to half price. In bright red!  I wasn't fussed about the colour so snagging 2 large Egyptian cotton towels for £12 was a bargain.

I'd been looking for a new basin for my kitchen sink.  This Basics one was £1.25 AND made in Britain!  Again, I wouldn't have picked a black one but once it's full of soapy water you can't even see the colour.

There were lots of meat and fish yellow stickered bargains but I resisted as I have 2 full freezers atm.  I didn't need anything so they weren't really bargains for me.  Tomorrow I'm planning to to do a freezer audit as I genuinely don't know what's left in there.  Then I'm going to live out of the freezer for my 2 week school holiday starting on Friday the 1st April.

Sainsbury's had a lot of reduced household items including bedding, kitchen stuff and other seasonal (winter) stuff.  I guess they're clearing the shelves for Spring and Summer stock so it might be a good time if you're on the hunt for some house items at bargain prices.

8 comments:

  1. Ooh thanks for the heads up. I need some new bath towels, I have been using mine since my first flat ooh 17 years ago?! They are beginning to look somewhat tatty and worn now. Lots of threadbare patches! LOL

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  2. Lol!! Mine were really threadbare and discoloured (they were white!!) so long overdue being replaced. Go on treat yourself! ;-)

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  3. My husband ruined some lovely cream towels washing them with a navy towelling gown. He thought as they were all towelling they would be ok !!! Now the towels are a dingy blue , soooo annoying !

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  4. Black and red...the colours of our local rugby team, OH would be in heaven if we had those! Great prices too!

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  5. I went to Sainsbury for milk and came home with a blouse for £12 as 25% off. BTW the colour might run for first few washes. We had a burgundy towel from there that colour ran early washes.

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    1. Good tip, thanks! I've washed them seperately already to fluff them up but will watch for colour run next few washes too

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  6. Great bargain, I read that Sainsburys are doing their double Nectar point swap soon xxx

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  7. Great bargains, will have to take a look in my local Sainsburys.

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