Sorry, no picture this week so enjoy this picture of Tokyo at night instead. I can’t remember exactly what I bought but it included flour, bananas, garlic, ginger and milk.
It was a lot cheaper this week as you can see, as we hardly needed anything. It’s still a lot of money though!
- Week 1: ¥16,174
- Week 2: ¥2,684
what did we eat?
Sunday: Pasta with an avocado kind of pesto and mozzarella.
Monday: General Tso’s Cauliflower leftovers with rice. It tasted really nice after it had been left a couple of days.
Tuesday: Pasta with tomato sauce. ...
This week I’m going to write about frugal things I do to stay cool. It’s gotten so hot here in Tokyo this last week, in the 30’s pretty much every day. I am definitely not made for such weather – I hate it in fact, so let’s go with the theme of cooling down on these hot days.
Get a fan and use that fan. Of course I mean an electrical one but I also use the handheld one above when I’m out and about. I use my electric one in the day and we also ...
This fine lot cost us ¥7,184 which is steep. We did manage to get a few yellow stickers but still… You should know that in Japan your supermarket shopping can cost you more than you might be used to, especially with fruit and veg. The plus side is that the fruit and veg do tend to taste very nice.
We got a few savings including some half price things and some things with a 30% discount. We went to Aeon at around 9pm.
I thought this would last us the week, but oh no! I ended up spending a lot ...
I cleaned and sorted the kitchen cupboards and this brought to light that I have a fair bit of tea stashed away. Now, contrary to popular belief, not all British people go through gallons of tea a day. I will drink it and do like it but it’s definitely something I can live without, especially in this warmer weather but then, genius struck. I can brew the tea, leave it to cool and make ‘ice’ tea. I love drinking it this way, particularly when it’s my favourite tipple of Lady Grey or peppermint. (I don’t normally put the ...
So, a few blogs that I love to read post about five frugal things they have done in the week and I thought I would like to try it too.
My phone case was so scruffy looking and I wanted a new one but I decided to refashion my old one because even though it’s broken in a few places, it is still doing the job. I’m really pleased with it.
I recently bought some tomato plants and I already have ...