Our waffle maker has made its last wholewheat vegan waffle, and the kids always love me more when I make waffles. So I entered full secondhand shopping mode.
I checked on TradeMe and down at (you guessed it) my favourite charity shop. I did not find a waffle iron. Nor did I find an exercise bike, which I've been prescribed as physiotherapy. But I did find....
(The backroom guy literally just put it on display as I walked by and I didn't let it gather any dust.)
Oh, and I got a small pedal exerciser from TradeMe and a good old-fashioned waffle maker free from Freecycle.
Pardon the expression, but retail and weep!