Archive for December, 2008

Food Shopping Project: Sainsbury, Nov 28th

December 28, 2008

Lucozade £1.49 x2 (BOGOF)
Lamb steaks £5.99
Chicken thighs & drumsticks x2 £1.50 x2
Mature cheddar cheese x2 £3.86 (BOGOF)
Cubetti di pancetta x2 £2 (BOGOF)
Prawns, shell-on £1.69
Carrots 50p
Potatoes, organic baby £1
Brocolli 560g 94p
Brussels Sprouts 560g £1
Savoy cabbage x2 50p each
Cox apples six pack x2 £1.99 (BOGOF)
Vine tomatoes £1.44 (reduced from £1.96)
Mushrooms, closed cup 425g 97p
Bananas 1010g 90p
Knorr Veg Stock Pots (pack of eight) 99p (half price)
Avocado x3 39p (reduced from 69p)
Sweeteners own brand 99p
Sweeteners Splenda £3.13
Liver Pate 29p
Adios slimming tablets £6.34
Laughing Cow Light (cheese spread) £1.08
Sesame bagels x4 £1
Cheesecake slices £1.09 (reduced from £1.99)
Elmlea Light Double 82p
Strepsil Cool 16 pack £2.95
Onion Bhaji 78p
(not shown) light bulb 99p
Liver sausage 65p

BOGOF = buy one, get one free

Total cost:
£50.10 or
€52.15 or
NZ$129.35 or
US$73.28

Food Shopping Project December 2008

December 23, 2008

Bought from a stall in Queensway, Bletchley.

7lb red potatoes
3lb bananas
3lb satsumas
bag of green seedless grapes
two cabbages
iceberg lettuce
pineapple
two punnets small tomatoes
two large punnets of small strawberries. I don’t usually buy strawberries out of season but these were sweet, had come from Belgium (not very far away) and were a good price.

Total cost:
£7.20
€7.64 (dreadful exchange rate!)
US$10.69
NZ$18.66

Food Shopping Project: 18 November 2008

December 4, 2008

Shopping from Costco on 18th November.

Lemonade, diet, Schweppes (6 x 1.5 litres) £3.35 (56p per bottle or 37p per litre)
Beers, Connoisseur collection, £12.91(£1.08 per bottles or £2.15 per litre)
Orange Juice, Tropicana, 2 x2 litres £4.41 (£1.10 per litre)
Finish Quadrant dishwasher tablets (48 +24 free) £9.81 (14p per wash)
Mixed Herbs, 100g £1.55
Bertolli Olive Oil Spread, 1kg £2.29
Activia Yoghurt x 8 £2.29 (29p each)
Brocolli 750g £2.29
Baby Leaf Spinach £1.99
Mixed peppers £2.99
Special K bars x 24 £8.21 (34p each)
Blueberries 500g £4.29
Wine, Andes River Red, 5 litre box £17.61 (£3.52 per litre)
Chicken & veg pie x 2 £9.88

Total £82.90 of which £8.21 was VAT
US$135.12
€115.19
NZ$226.86