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    • flippin36
    • By flippin36 12th Oct 17, 1:55 PM
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    • 12th Oct 17, 1:55 PM
    Food budget 12th Oct 17 at 1:55 PM
    My daughter has been at Uni for nearly 4 weeks and tells me she is spending no more than £15 a week on food!! She is a veggie and loves cooking, doesn't drink alcohol, but this seems very low to me.

    She is not a huge eater, but she does like her food. She is shopping at Aldi and freezing absolutely everything that she isn't using up. No take-aways yet.

    Is this normal?
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    • Oakdene
    • By Oakdene 12th Oct 17, 2:01 PM
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    My food budget for me & my 13 year old daughter is £25 a week so I would say yes its normal. I also shop at Aldi.
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    • Lokolo
    • By Lokolo 12th Oct 17, 2:10 PM
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    • 12th Oct 17, 2:10 PM
    Meat is usually the most expensive item when shopping.

    Pasta/noodles/potatoes are all cheap cheap items. I used to get a packet of noodles for 20p!
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