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    • icecoolbabe
    • By icecoolbabe 24th Dec 08, 7:34 PM
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    How soon after Christmas Day will you be food shopping again?
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    • 24th Dec 08, 7:34 PM
    How soon after Christmas Day will you be food shopping again? 24th Dec 08 at 7:34 PM
    This fascinates me somewhat. Despite the food shops all heaving until closing time on Xmas Eve and everyone stockpiling food like it was going out of fashion- the food shops will undoubtedly be heaving again on Boxing Day with trolleys piled high with food.

    Of course REAL Old Stylers will not be amongst the crowds so soon after the big day buying more food....

    Or will they?

    Merry Christmas to all.
    If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
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    • Addiscomber
    • By Addiscomber 24th Dec 08, 7:40 PM
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    • 24th Dec 08, 7:40 PM
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    • 24th Dec 08, 7:40 PM
    Monday, possibly.
  • wogglemaker
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    • 24th Dec 08, 7:45 PM
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    • 24th Dec 08, 7:45 PM
    I'm not planning to need anything other than milk or a bit of salad stuff before New year.

    providing I'm well enough to make some shortbread for new year that is
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  • floyd
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    • 24th Dec 08, 7:50 PM
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    • 24th Dec 08, 7:50 PM
    I meal planned for a fortnight from Monday so we shouldn't need anything until the 4th but if we have people over for New Year then I will have to go out for some stuff. Bit undecided yet about what we are up to so its on the back burner for now.
    • wanttobeasaver
    • By wanttobeasaver 24th Dec 08, 7:55 PM
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    • 24th Dec 08, 7:55 PM
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    • 24th Dec 08, 7:55 PM
    IL NEED BUTCHER MEAT 7 BREAD ON SAT BUT NOTHING ELSE I WOULD SAY FOR A WEEK..........

    MERRY XMAS
    • Mudbath
    • By Mudbath 24th Dec 08, 8:06 PM
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    • #6
    • 24th Dec 08, 8:06 PM
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    • 24th Dec 08, 8:06 PM
    NEVER - sorry, that's wishful thinking. We'll get through until the middle of January apart from fresh fruit and milk. xx
    • purpleivy
    • By purpleivy 24th Dec 08, 8:35 PM
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    • #7
    • 24th Dec 08, 8:35 PM
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    • 24th Dec 08, 8:35 PM
    We're away for Christmas so will need to stock up on milk, dairy, fruit and veg when we get home.

    Will keep eyes peeled for YS items of course.
    "Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad"
    Trying not to waste food!
    • CRANKY40
    • By CRANKY40 24th Dec 08, 8:38 PM
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    • 24th Dec 08, 8:38 PM
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    • 24th Dec 08, 8:38 PM
    2009 sometime.....
    • lil_me
    • By lil_me 24th Dec 08, 8:57 PM
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    • 24th Dec 08, 8:57 PM
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    • 24th Dec 08, 8:57 PM
    If what I have doesn't last at least a week I'll be mighty annoyed!
    One day I might be more organised...........:confused:
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    • quidsin
    • By quidsin 24th Dec 08, 9:12 PM
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    We shop every 2 weeks, next shop due on saturday.
    • kitschkitty
    • By kitschkitty 24th Dec 08, 9:48 PM
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    We need milk but thats about it!
  • Edinburghlass
    As I'm not a REAL Old Styler and have visitors on Saturday, I'll be shopping early Saturday morning
    • nearlyrich
    • By nearlyrich 24th Dec 08, 10:35 PM
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    Probably need bread & milk early next week
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    • candygirl
    • By candygirl 24th Dec 08, 10:36 PM
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    I might need bread and bits, but not much
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    • blueberrypie
    • By blueberrypie 24th Dec 08, 10:41 PM
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    Will need milk and fruit (my lot get through an astonishing amount of fruit) by Saturday, I should think. Might pick up a few other things if they're good deals, but I'm not expecting to do a proper grocery shop again until the first week in January.
    • geordie joe
    • By geordie joe 24th Dec 08, 10:42 PM
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    My new (second) freezer is due to be delivered on Saturday morning, so with a bit of luck I'll be out on Sunday looking for bargains to fill it.
    • tiff
    • By tiff 24th Dec 08, 10:49 PM
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    Saturday, I dont have enough room in the cupboards and fridge/freezer to stash stuff.
    A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went. - Dave Ramsey
  • competitionscafe
    I don't drive and can only buy what I can carry so will be out again on Friday or Saturday for milk and farmers market or butcher for some meat or chicken and veg.
    "The happiest of people don't necessarily have the
    best of everything; they just make the best
    of everything that comes along their way."
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    • catkins
    • By catkins 25th Dec 08, 9:34 AM
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    I certainly don't intend going shopping until next year. I may possibly need milk - it always seem to go off before we finish it!

    Have cupboards and freezer full. Went to Tesco yesterday half an hour before it closed and got loads of packs of veg for 10p each, some salmon, 4 quiches, a couple of curries, bread etc etc. It came to 14!!

    I hate shopping so will not be rushing to go again!
    • salster
    • By salster 25th Dec 08, 9:49 AM
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    I'll need fresh fruit and veg on Sunday/Monday and that should hopefully be it until the weekend after.

    I'm okay for milk (I use UHT) and I've enough stuff in to make a few breadcakes if I need them.
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