I needed to move on from my blip ... and get right back into eating down the stores.
I managed to get myself back into the right mind-frame by looking at what I had actually bought, how I would use it and the impact it had on the amount of foods already in stock here. I mean I spent £18.09 on my mad shopping spree, which although a reasonably large amount is not a HUGE amount. Prior to my blip I had spent a total of £11.91 this year on food, so added together it is a grand total of £30.
That nice neat thirty pounds made me smile and sometimes all it takes is a smile to get you back on track.
So now I am getting back to not spending money on anything except the absolute necessary, which hopefully thanks to the way the rest of this month is looking to pan out will be at most two bottles of milk for Alan's drinks and cereals, and perhaps a loaf of bread.
In the spirit of eating down the fridge, my lunch today was the last two slices of cheese from this pack, the last of the opened iceberg lettuce and some red onion.
Back into the fridge went the unused little piece of red onion, because although I love, love, love using up the last of anything I am not doing it just for the sake of doing it ... and I want my last few red onions to last as long as possible.
Oh, and I should just point out that the Dentistix dog chews in the top photo were not part of my lunch 😀