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Offline Merlin

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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #30 on: May 28, 2012, 02:36:37 pm »
Count me in- I'm trying to do $100 a week anyway and usually get close until I get distracted by specials on stuff that I don't need straight away!
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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #31 on: May 28, 2012, 03:29:44 pm »
Today's lunch time salad.  this is my plate... dh had sliced ham as well.  I don't eat meat only seafood but cook meat for my man!  
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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #32 on: May 28, 2012, 10:56:07 pm »
Merlin, your on the list.

Fantastic

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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #33 on: May 29, 2012, 12:04:50 am »
Count me in Hally, I have been trying to keep the to $100. Or lower for the last couple of weeks.
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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #34 on: May 29, 2012, 12:18:01 am »
Jen, your on the list too :D

Yay, this great

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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #35 on: May 29, 2012, 12:25:26 am »
A few months i got into a argument with one of my GF, she spends $700.p/w ever week for a family of 5 at the end i told her i did not belive her and walked away  :-))
i don't need a recipe i'm italian

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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #36 on: May 29, 2012, 12:40:23 am »
as food is more  expensive  here l where live .
 when l am in margaret river for other appointments  l shop at coles which is a bit cheaper so this happens about every  2 -3 weeks
    just buy the few things that pop up during this time  in town

we normal have cereal and pancakes on weekend for breakfast
 
lunch is usually left overs or sandwiches

and we dont eat much dessert but the kids do like to eat ice cream 

so l normally only meal plan main meal
 
l am bit of a food hoader too and have a full pantry , freezer and fridge 

l also buy boxes of uht milk when on special for $1 so l have it for back up   

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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #37 on: May 29, 2012, 01:03:19 am »
Unfortunately we dont like UHT milk.

Today I am doing some food shopping, I find it very hard not to buy the specials, I will have to be strong. Will try & add as I go along. Fruit & veggies get delivered thursday so can make do with what I have for the next 2 days, normally I would buy more. I need the garlic to make the paste which is quite pricey.

We have eb this weekend so 4 to feed friday through to monday night, eb has a big appetite, but will keep to my $100.

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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #38 on: May 29, 2012, 01:08:33 am »
Am feeling rather pleased ... just done my weekly shop (including knowing we have 25-30 visitors coming in for lunch on Sunday) ...  and kept below my $100!! Only just (by $5.13) but still ... I DID IT!!!!  ;D

I only ever do one grocery shop/week, if we run out (very rare) it is just too bad, has to wait til the next Tuesday! I hate shopping with the 2 preschoolers tho, so I make a list (after looking at the specials online) and stick to it... easiest and quickest way to get it done ...  :)
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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #39 on: May 29, 2012, 01:14:20 am »
A few months i got into a argument with one of my GF, she spends $700.p/w ever week for a family of 5 at the end i told her i did not belive her and walked away  :-))

They must eat caviar and crayfish quite a lot Uni  ;) 
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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #40 on: May 29, 2012, 01:15:12 am »
Rosie B, The fish I get is frozen, and in fillets, individually wrapped.

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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #41 on: May 29, 2012, 01:21:23 am »
A few months i got into a argument with one of my GF, she spends $700.p/w ever week for a family of 5 at the end i told her i did not belive her and walked away  :-))

$700 a week is just silly, that's nearly my monthly bill.
And there is 7 of us (with 2 nearly 3 TEENAGES )
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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #42 on: May 29, 2012, 01:36:33 am »
A few months i got into a argument with one of my GF, she spends $700.p/w ever week for a family of 5 at the end i told her i did not belive her and walked away  :-))

$700 a week is just silly, that's nearly my monthly bill.
And there is 7 of us (with 2 nearly 3 TEENAGES )

i was so angry with her that day  >:(. her DH works 2 jobs and makes a lot of money but it never enough

i don't need a recipe i'm italian

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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #43 on: May 29, 2012, 01:37:38 am »
H,  wonderful idea.  I'm in.  Feel  like I am cheating though with freezers full,  although we do entertain a lot so that might cancel out.  The Farmers market will be my undoing.   Must be strong.

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Re: Anyone want to join me on my $100 per week food challenge
« Reply #44 on: May 29, 2012, 02:03:11 am »
I only shop once a week anyway, as its 30 minutes drive to the supermarket here.


I should do a meal plan.
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