I went to Home Bargains with just £10 and found some weird and wonderful items

Home Bargains has fast become a popular shop for families across Grimsby.

It’s one of those shops that you end up coming home with more than you had intended to get.

It always throws up a random item that you just can’t leave without buying.

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For me, it’s always some strange flavoured drink or an item that I think will be useful, but inevitably isn’t.

With a £10 note burning a hole in my pocket, I wanted to see exactly how many weird and wonderful items I could find for my money.

I started my journey and headed into the Grimsby store, unsure about what I would stumble across.

With a number of weird and wonderful items up for grabs as you first walk in, I made two impulsive purchases.

The first, some unicorn coloured rainbow ice cream cones and the second was a Slush Puppie flavouring.

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You can find some weird and wonderful stuff at Home Bargains
You can find some weird and wonderful stuff at Home Bargains

All at a cheap price though, so of course, it had to be bought.

That’s something I always find in these shops, every item is incredibly cheap and you end up walking away with about 60 products and spending more money than you thought.

The next item came from the health and beauty products. Having just ran out of soap, I was on the hunt for a whacky flavour and I definitely found it.

I managed to come across a Drumsticks bar of soap, like the famous, chewy lollipop. It’s not something I ever thought I would find in my life, I have to be honest.

Then, to complete the set, I opted for Squashies dry shampoo as well.

Then, entering in the standings as most random choice of the day, came a pack of zombie stickers for 49p. Who doesn’t need a set of zombie stickers, right?

Then it was time to explore the food and drink section, my favourite part of the shop.

“I went for some Vimto candyfloss, Millions Iron Brew flavoured jelly babies and a couple of classic lollipops at 10 pence each, what a steal!

Also making an appearance was a packet Bratkartoffeln. I too have no idea what it is, but the picture looked great so I’ll give it a go. Bacon and potato in a packet doesn’t strike me as the most edible thing mind you.

As well, I treated myself to some very tasty sounding crisps and let me tell you, I was right. The beef and peppercorn crisps were absolutely gorgeous and something I’d definitely buy again.

My final item was caramel flavoured coffee which is my favourite flavour so it was a big plus in my eyes.

All in all, I’d say it was a good combination and mixture of the weird and the wonderful, coupled with things I’ll actually enjoy.

And I even had some change to go home with, albeit only a few coppers.

My total spend was just £9.52 – you can’t complain at that.

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