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Re: grocery shopping

Post by whip » Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:05 pm

i for one would rather pay extra than go into a supermarket for items.

Great believer in keeping the small shops afloat so I am.

Every body to their own.
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Re: grocery shopping

Post by niagraa » Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:03 pm

whip wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:05 pm
i for one would rather pay extra than go into a supermarket for items.

Great believer in keeping the small shops afloat so I am.

Every body to their own.
mate, i'd do the same if I was super mega rich like you :)

but I save 50 bucks a fortnight simply by not shopping at iga supermarkets, that became evident to me when I started to shop at woolworths 12 miles away.

iga, 2 miles away at the most, 13 dollar taxi back to home..

woolies, 12 miles away, cost me 30 dollars to get home by taxi, it cost me 17 bucks extra, but the money I saved on beer specials payed for that..

then I saved more on the cheaper prices of food than I would have paid at iga..

now my bills are smaller through online shopping.

and by all means, keep the small shops afloat, but only if you can afford it..

and stuffed if i'm going to be sucked in by b*llshit slogans like "buy australian"..

buy a jar of jam, the jam might be Australian, but the jar might not be..

or vice versa.

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Re: grocery shopping

Post by sherri » Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:55 pm

If I didn't have a car, I would definitely consider online grocery shopping, it would be madness not to. It's marvellous for anyone with disabilities, no car or time poor & I have heard the quality is very good too. My sister has a friend who broke her leg so used it for several weeks.

I'm lucky in that we live within walking distance (if I had to walk, which I never do, I drive up) of a shopping centre. We in fact have a walkway/bike track at the back of us that leads directly there if I cared to use it.

It's not a huge shopping centre but it has most parking undercover & 3 supermarkets. I go to Aldi's to start the day then about 20 steps away from it is Coles & in the other direction, just around the corner is Woolworths. Plus a great chicken shop, butchers & one of the best delis. People come from other suburbs just to shop at it.

I can't claim I always buy Australian produce but I do try to support some of the smaller shops at the centre. There's a great little gift shop there & I priced some of their things & they were no dearer than at some of the larger shops in the big complexes so I figured why not give them business when I can.

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Re: grocery shopping

Post by niagraa » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:09 am

try shopping online anyway sherri, see if it makes a difference on the things you usually buy, you can still visit the shops as well, but even if you save
only 20 bucks, that's another 20 bucks to spend elsewhere..

I don't know about the mainland, but I checked out coles online, woolworths is definitely the way to go in tassie, better prices and more specials, especially when it comes to cat food, and i'm talking about saving dollars where that's concerned, not cents.

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Re: grocery shopping

Post by freon » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:40 pm

Just eat the cat look how much you would save
or don't you like chinese meals

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Re: grocery shopping

Post by niagraa » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:13 pm

freon wrote:
Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:40 pm
Just eat the cat look how much you would save
or don't you like chinese meals

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don't mention cats and chinese to me Freon, I would gladly swing for killing a few chinese because of their cruelty, although not all Chinese approve of the cruel customs either.

are you aware of some of the things they do to live animals ?

I won't mention it on here, it's just way too disgusting and heartbreaking.

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