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COVID-19 has changed the shopping habits of many UK families, at least for the immediate future. It’s almost impossible to shop online and book a slot for either click and collect or for home delivery; so many families have resorted to shopping in stores.
But the shopping dynamics instore have also changed to reduce the risk of people getting too close to one another. The first two large shopping trips I did for our family and an elderly relative were quite stressful. It took me a while to understand the new system.
So I’ve put together a few ideas that may help your shopping experience. And at the bottom of this blog, you’ll also find a few highlights of the new official advice given to shoppers to keep safe during the pandemic.
Please feel free to download and print the sheets in this blog. They are designed to make your life easier. And please share it with friends. They might also find this information useful.
BEFORE YOU GO SHOPPING
The current advice is to minimise your shopping trips as much as possible. So you’ll need to plan your meals ahead of time. Remember to use what you already have at home. Check your freezer and cupboards and the expiry date on all products.
Also, keep in mind supermarkets will most likely ask you to queue outside for a while, keeping a 2-metre distance between shoppers. So you may want to take appropriate clothing for the weather. You don’t want to stand in the cold wishing you had taken a coat with you, or in the blazing sunshine feeling the back of your neck burn.
AT THE SHOPS
The reason why you have to queue outside is that shops want to make sure you have plenty of room at all times to keep your 2-metre distance from other shoppers. This also applies inside, which is why they restrict the number of people allowed instore at any given time.
You’ll want to avoid jumping back and forward between aisles. The idea is to make your shopping trip as efficient as possible, so other shoppers don’t have to wait outside for too long and you don’t cause chaos instore. This is why you’ll make your life a lot easier if you make a shopping list that follows the shop’s layout – so you don’t forget anything and have to go back to a previous aisle.
We’ve researched the layout most commonly followed by shops in the UK and designed a shopping list template to help you plan your trips. You can download it here. Simply fill in the boxes with the items you need from each section.
OTHER THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND
While writing this blog, new official advice on how to keep safe while grocery shopping has been published. Below are a few highlights:
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The fabulous Tipsy Cow Trailer in Goole do a wide range of treats, including afternoon teas, picnic hampers and even Father’s Day Hampers and how amazing do their treat boxes look!?
For the full range, visit their website
Our new Tipsy Treat Boxes have proven very popular.
Available in mixed boxes of 6 for £13 or 9 for £18
We have 9 delicious flavours to choose from:
~Creme egg Brownie
~Rocky road Brownie
~Salted caramel Brownie
~Peanut butter Brownie
~Rice Krispie Square
‘Lodge Cottage Farm Shop is a small local based shop selling local produce and Yorkshire products. We sell fresh fruit and vegetables fresh meat and more.’ LCFS, Aug 20
Crockey Hill, York, YO19 4SJ
T: 01904 656171
Refill It, your local eco friendly Refill shop. Bring your containers to refill your dry food staples including baking products and also your cleaning products, and herbs and spices. Whilst here you can browse our other eco friendly items for your home. Lots of locally made products available.
Unit 14, Market Cross, Selby YO8 4JS
T: 07809 866787
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