Sometimes on the way to your dream,

you get lost and find a better one.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

seems I forgot to schedule something for this morning


never mind, I'm here now.....

let me show you what I bought in Target a couple or three days ago.....

hard plastic serving spoons in bright Christmas colours.

But wait! There's more......

they have faces! Spoons with attitude!
I love them.

And then I went to K-Mart and bought these for my grandkids for Christmas...

these piggy banks are huge and the box underneath holds cookies.
Gosh I hope the kids don't find this page.
The piggies didn't look so big on the store shelf, but once I got them home....well you can see how big they are by comparing to the box of tissues behind them, that's a jumbo box of tissues.
Hopefully, the kids will put in some of their pocket money. Perhaps if I start them off with some coins..........

Would you like to see what else I bought?

Dieters should probably click away now........

I found these in Woolworths. Mini donuts! They're not too mini, more a small than a mini.
Snack size you might say.
Three flavours, chocolate, vanilla and sugar sprinkle, three of each, and each flavour comes in a separate cellophane package. 3X3.

But wait! There's more!

No No, not steak knives.....

More donuts! Larger than the minis, but not by much and this lot have choc-hazelnut filling. 

Yum!  Come on now, say it with me.....YUUUUM!!!

These and the minis are from the freezer section of the supermarket.
I've tried one of the choc-hazelnut ones and they're quite nice with a cup of coffee. 




14 comments:

  1. All great finds you found. I'm sure your grandkids will love those banks, so colorful! Wow, neat to hear there are still Woolworth stores out there; shopped at them years ago before they closed here. I bet those donuts will be good!

    betty

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  2. Love the spoons with attitude and the pigs.
    Donuts are something I never developed a taste for. Given my size it is just as well.

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  3. Love those spoons and the piggies too.
    Never mind the dieters....you have to have pity on we who have diabetes as well. I must admit thought that Woolies do have delicious mini cupcakes which our family tend to have whenever there is an afternoon tea.
    When I was working in Melbourne back in 1950/51 I found a wonderful doughnut shop in the city and did develop a taste for them. You could see them in their window making the doughnuts which was quite fascinating. I must admit I did put on some weight while over there...doughnuts to blame? I was fortunate to lose it all after I'd been home under mum's tender care.

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  4. I love those spoons! They have little personalities!

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  5. betty; Woolworths is a big chain out here, in fierce competition with Coles. The two of them almost had the country tied up, but smaller independents are fighting back. Hooray!

    Elephant's Child; I don't eat a lot of donuts, those I bought are still in my freezer except for the one I taste tested. I do like Krispy Kremes and over here we have a similar type called Gourmet Glaze, very very yummy. I stay away from that store 99% of the time.

    Mimsie; forgot about the diabetics! Doughnuts are high in sugars AND fats, so a double whammy for you.

    Fran; They're so cheery, I may have to give them names.

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  6. Haha! Is that the '3 wise monkeys' of spoon world?!?!?! Praise be that no one questions your food choices at Xmas time!!!!

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  7. I have to get those spoons! They're fantastic. I couldn't see them on Target's online shopping, but will send my friend in Adelaide off to Target to have a look for me.

    The piggies are very sweet - and yes, I'm guessing that it's a good idea to start them off with a few coins so they get the idea.

    I'll pass on the doughnuts. I'm not really a sweets eater (it's the man of the house who is the choclatarian here) so they wouldn't tempt me, but go ahead if that's what you like. Now if it was a nice plate of antipasto I'd never be able to walk by...

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  8. Red Nomad OZ; no one ever questions my food choices, I'm old enough to get away with what I want, ha ha. Hmmm, wise monkey spoons.....

    Marie; in the city Target they are downstairs with the catalogue items, I walked past them twice without seeing them, I had to ask an assistant to point them out.
    I shouldn't really have to start the kids off, they are 13 and 9, but if I do put a few coins in it may encourage them to keep saving. Or they may just scoop them out and spend as soon as I go home.
    I like sweet stuff, but don't eat doughnuts often, these will last in the freezer quite a long time.

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  9. What a shopper you are. I love those little spoons.

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  10. You sold me on chocolate hazelnut filling. You got some cute things!
    Merry Christmas to you and yours.

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  11. Naughty! But nice.

    Are you sure giving the kids such huge piggy banks is a good idea? They’ll expect you to help them fill them.

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  12. Delores; they're big spoons, serving size, 31cm tall.

    Linda O'Connell; I always buy cute things, there's no point in buying ugly things.

    Friko; I'd planned on smaller ones, but they'd sold out, and I really don't have a clue about what else they might like. Next year, they'll join the older ones and get a gift card each from the store of their choice.

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  13. Thanks for the tip. My friend is going into town today, so she'll have a look as she always parks there at the Target car park anyway. They are so cute.

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  14. Marie; I hope she finds some for you. They're seriously cute.

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