MrsE wrote: »
So its a packed lunch:D
pennypinchingmum wrote: »
I went to a wedding this year, quite a small affair but there were still 6 tables for a sit down meal. At the end everyone was stuffed when they brought the cheese ad crackers out so it wasn't touched. There was chedder, edam stilton and brie in huge wedges on each table. I had a word with the groom (my uncle) and left with a huge amount of cheese which we ate over the next few days. I got a little ribbed upon leaving but the bride and groom were just happy it was being used after spending a small fortune on it! It was great i definitely wasn't embarrassed then.
However i was recently discussing with a friend of mine how much we were spending on our children for christmas. We both have 3 children, she was saying she's going to spend about £140 on each child! I didn't like to say we were only spending £45 each on ours. I was a little embarrassed then!
MrsE wrote: »
Can we come a bit further south
I don't know what bait or snap is
But judging by the context I'm guessing snack?
knithryn wrote: »
We have to be very very careful about this money saving milarky.
Yes I check out charity shops and buy most if not all my clothes from there (apart from underwear). Yes I shop in the whoopsies. I reuse, recycle, repaint, reknit...and yes, with the looming energy crisis we all need to avoid wasteful practices BUT..........what if EVERYONE did it?
The supermarkets wouldn't stay open as nobody would buy their premium range. So we then couldn't get our stupidly-cheap-almost-as-good veg etc
The big clothes chains would go bust because nobody is buying their expensive clothes.
Charity shops would be in an interesting position, everybody wanting to buy there, but would we be giving clothes to them before they had worn out? Possibly not.
So thank goodness there are some people out there prepared to buy expensive clothes and give them to charity shops for me to find.
Hallelujah to the folk who line the coffers of the big supermarket chains.
They might as well be passing on their money to us, because let's face it, we're the ones getting the benefit from their slapdash spending.
ceridwen wrote: »
I believe its "packed lunch":D
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