The start of an unhealthy obsession….

October 22, 2009 at 9:44 pm | Posted in General Advice | Leave a comment
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So I am so in to Waitrose at the moment I am seriously considering starting my very own ‘I love Waitrose’ fan club (not really….but maybe).  I just can’t get over how they have revolutionised my food shopping experience!

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Yummy fish from ‘probably the best supermaket in the world’!

Having posted about my new favourite supermarket numerous times in the past I know you might be thinking I am being paid with free groceries or something but I pinky swear that I’m not!

My mum has been a Waitrose shopper for as long as I can remember and has been consistently trying to convert me for ages, and ages, and ages.

So, I did a shop with them a while back, but then strayed back to my old ways.  How did they know?!  Shortly afterwards the postie delivered me a nice little surprise amongst the bills and debt collection letters for the previous owners of our new adobe – a collection of money off online shopping vouchers – the perfect justification to husband that our shopping bill needn’t go up – he is convinced that you need to be an a list celeb to afford to shop in Waitrose.

Anyway, I logged on completed my shop, comparing prices along the way to our ‘old’ supermarket and was pleased as punch at what I had achieved (correcting the 4 kilos of courgettes to 4 courgettes just in the nick of time).

However on checking out I realised that two of my vouchers had already expired (tut postal strikes), so I emailed Waitrose reminded by my mother’s voice in my head saying how good their customer service is, and low and behold I get a response within half an hour apologising, advising me that £5 had been deducted from my bill and here were two more voucher codes for my next two shops!  Is that just not completely unheard of?!

So, Waitrose I love you.  And p.s, I love Waitrose shoppers too, they are quiet, courteous and alway coo a little over the bear and give you that warm, proud mummy feeling that we all love so much.

By the way I am not there now, I do have a home….they close at 9pm anyway…

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