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Pitlanepiglet wrote: »
my Tesco still has value products online, does it depend on your local store?
I had a delivery on Monday that was predominantly Value products - I often wonder what the person picking it thinks - is it someone who thinks "what a skinflint" or an OS'er who thinks "ahh someone with sense" :rotfl:
Julimk wrote: »
Another NSD. The weather is absolutely horrid, so didn’t go out at all! Will have to go out tomorrow for the main shop and am working on the list.
I don’t think I will need any meat or fresh veggies this month, as there is enough in the freezer not to mention the recent batch cooking & UFOs. Will need fresh fruit, for pack-ups & snacks. And we are getting through a lot of milk/eggs/cheese. I am still buying the extra mature cheddar even though it is not the cheapest; there is usually at least one on special offer & need less to get a really cheesy flavour.
First experiment with SC (beef casserole) is OK. Not amazing, so not completely converted, though that may be due to what went into it rather than anything else. Will try sausage casserole tomorrow, as have some sausages that need using & plenty of canned tomatoes, beans etc.
angelatgraceland wrote: »
I used my first ever breadmix today-the hovis one. It was so different to what I usually make. Now Im wondering-is it the bread mix ingredients or is it the breadmaker programme I used? Normally ~I do large dark rapid but for the breadmix I did the standard large dark and(handsome)it looked and tasted great-far better than I've been making previously. Has anyone else found this? I will experiment with my own breadmaking now and use this programme and see what happens. 3 and a half hours is a long time though. It was much bigger and fluffier than usual.:j
queen_of_string wrote: »
Went to costco yesterday, spent £128 OMG,
Pitlanepiglet wrote: »
I'm trying to work on a plan for dealing with Costco shops. I imagine that what you bought yesterday will last you well over a month? Presumably you bought your three trays of mince along with 'loo roll? :rotfl:
I've started (since July) recording my Costco shops separately so that I can work out how much I spend at Costco but then spread over a longer period that reflects when I use the stuff.
I had thought I'd spent way too much money in Costco but looking at it for July, August and September I've only spent £129 per month (2 of us) and that includes the gammon and pork offers from the last month that I still have most of in the freezer. Once I get a feel for what I'm spending over a six or twelve month period I'll set a budget to make sure I'm not over spending.
I'd be interested in how others deal with bulk buying?
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