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    Default $21 challenge

    I'm going to give it a go this week. $21 only for my weekly shopping - using up things I have in my pantry/fridge/freezer.

    Anyone else want to give it a go with me??

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    I think the trickiest bit will be that I'm eating different meals to my boys still as I'm not on completely solid food yet. But I'll write out a list of our meals and see what I can do!! It also probably won't be quite as healthy as we usually eat but I've overspent a bit on extra things (like a girls weekend away in Jan I just paid for) so I'm going try try build up a bit of a spending buffer.

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    Sure, I'll give it a try. I usually shop on Friday so I'll do it until then.

    I didn't do a big shop last Friday as I had already decided to do an 'eat down the freezer/pantry' week anyway.

    I love a challenge. Luckily I have lots of freezer stuff!

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    I'd like to try this. I broke my hand and looks like I won't be allowed to work for the next 6 weeks. I'm only a casual so things will be tight.
    I think I would have enough pantry food to make it work.
    Are there any rules you are meant to follow or just adhere to the $21 food money for the week?

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    Subbing would love to do this closer to Christmas so I can use the extra $$$ towards present

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    Alright, so dinner tonight will be scrambled eggs on toast with tomato, onion and parsley for kids, and DH & I will have leftover Thai fish curry from freezer. (kids often have a lazy tea on Sun nights)

    Breakfast tomorrow will be porridge and lunch will be some of the savoury muffins I made Friday which I froze in individual portions (it made a huge batch luckily.)

    I am going to need to buy fruit and milk. We drink raw milk at $8/2L so that is going to be tricky!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HarvestMoon View Post
    I'd like to try this. I broke my hand and looks like I won't be allowed to work for the next 6 weeks. I'm only a casual so things will be tight.
    I think I would have enough pantry food to make it work.
    Are there any rules you are meant to follow or just adhere to the $21 food money for the week?

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    It's pretty much just that you can spend $21 on food for the entire week. You can use anything from your fridge/cupboard/pantry. I usually go shopping on a Sunday/Monday so I thought I'd give it a go.

    Anything like washing powder/toiletries/nappies are in addition. I actually think I'm all stocked up in that department anyway for the week so I'd only be food shopping anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OurLittleBlessing View Post
    Alright, so dinner tonight will be scrambled eggs on toast with tomato, onion and parsley for kids, and DH & I will have leftover Thai fish curry from freezer. (kids often have a lazy tea on Sun nights)

    Breakfast tomorrow will be porridge and lunch will be some of the savoury muffins I made Friday which I froze in individual portions (it made a huge batch luckily.)

    I am going to need to buy fruit and milk. We drink raw milk at $8/2L so that is going to be tricky!
    Awesome!!!! Eeekkk that milk will make it a bit harder. I'm going to buy eggs and I always buy free range so I'm going to stick with it which means a few more $$.

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    Same as harvestmoon... How does it work? Do u only top up on $21? I do a proper shop once a fortnight and just did it on Thursday so would I only top up what I need?

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