This Week’s Thrifty Finds: Week Five June 2018

 

 

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Apologies for the late posting. We’re actually away on a mini break in Dorset (I’ll reveal more next week….)

In the meantime last week’s Thrifty Finds were:

1. I got another free coffee with my loyalty card and was given a couple of extra stamps for my reusable cup 🙂

Is Free Coffee worth it? via secondhandtales.wordpress.com

2. Having looked at our budgets for July I’m going to have to reduce our clothing allowance for the month. So instead of buying a couple of new things for the summer (and this current heat) I’ll have to be inventive and ‘shop my wardrobe’.

3. I was given a PE kit for the secondary school that my daughter will be starting at in September.

4. World Cup fever has reached our village! The local pub was doing a fiver barbecue on Thursday. I couldn’t finish my side salads so I took the leftovers home and had them for lunch the next day. (I never normally take leftovers home: is this more of an American tradition? I need to start doing this more often).

5. We received free ice creams at work from our head of service 🍦🍦🍦🍦

How are you coping in this heat? Any tips for keeping cool?

3 thoughts on “This Week’s Thrifty Finds: Week Five June 2018

  1. I take home leftovers from Chinese restaurants but elsewhere there never seem to be any. It might feel a bit strange in a British pub – good for you to avoid food waste and get a bonus lunch 😊.

    My body is acclimatising to the heat now. In fact, today it was a cool 24 degrees and I did actually feel cool. On the other hand, my French doors are a nightmare, as they expand in the heat, and we couldn’t go out on Saturday evening as they wouldn’t lock!!

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