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#1 Daybreak

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Posted 13 May 2014 - 05:40 PM

Dad laughed to Mum recently that I had learned my grocery shopping habits from him. He'd been at my place, and noticed that I had 4 or so jars of peanut butter. Like Dad, I stock up when things are on special. (Of course I learned from him, he's done the shopping since I was 7) Mum doesn't think like that, and says she'd just buy things when she needed them.
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Posted 14 May 2014 - 01:48 PM

Depends how good the special is! I stock up on things I know I will use and won't go off. Edgell's tinned beans, baked beans, rice cakes etc. and esp reduced meat I can freeze.

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Posted 14 May 2014 - 09:48 PM

I tend to buy as I need. Although some things I have a heap of them. I seem to go through phases where I don't think I have any and end up with 100's.
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#4 bluenomi

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Posted 16 May 2014 - 02:08 PM

I generally buy as I need. I discovered when we moved vast amounts of crap in our pantry I'd bought but never used so decided to start only buying things as I need them to prevent the build up!

If it's something I use often and I see it on sale I'll grab extra but otherwise I'll stick to what I need fir the week.
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Posted 19 May 2014 - 05:22 PM


Unless it is a staple and non perishable I tend to buy as I need.
We can waste a shocking amount of food ...




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