While we were in Shellbrook, we stopped into their one grocery store. Picked up some cheese that was on sale, but we sure didn't see any other bargains.
35 kms (22 miles) to the town of Shellbrook. You can see the city of Prince Albert in the opposite direction of Shellbrook.
Arrived back at the campground to find that our new BBQ had been dropped off, and it was a nice enough afternoon that I put it together out on the front porch.
I mentioned the other day that our oven wasn't working and I had found a used one advertised for $50 in Prince Albert (pop 35,000). Made arrangements to go see it at 6:00pm, so Ruth and I hopped in the truck and left around 4:00pm. It's about a 35 minute drive, plus we had other stuff to do. We stopped at the bank, then the dollar store where we spent $33 on miscellaneous items for "the cabin". Stuff like a fly swatter, a soup ladle, a door mat, coat hangers, measuring spoons and cups...things you need in a house!
Went and looked at the stove, offered them $40 and they accepted. Loaded it onto the truck and off we went.
Then we went to a large grocery store and stocked up yet again. With the nearest small grocery store being 35 kms (22 miles) away, you don't want to be running out to pick something up every second day! The plan is to be doing grocery shopping once a week. We should be able to take some time off together every Tuesday or Wednesday.
Today is our first official day of work! We don't have campers booked to arrive until the 17th, although it wouldn't surprise me if we get some early birds show up this weekend. I'll make sure we have a few sites ready for them if they arrive. Lots to do, so we better get at it!
Posted our April expense report last night. Yikes!