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    Default Thermomix...is it worth it?

    Hi ladies,
    My hubby has just told me he'd love to buy me a thermomix after me saying I'd like one a few weeks ago. Now I'm not so sure, I mean they're a lot of money but the demo I went to was awesome. I love to cook but am soon to have my third bubba so will have a 3yrs, 1yr and newborn so would I even have time to use it? And do you spend more money on groceries?
    I hate spending money on myself and feel so guilty afterwards so I want to make sure it's something I definitely want. Thanks

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    I just bought the Bellini version as I coukd not justify the cost of a thermomix. It does pretty much the same thing

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    I have one and I'd get it again in a heartbeat. The Bellini is good, but the extra power and features of the thermie are pretty awesome.

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    I love mine. I have a one year old and I make him heaps of snacks and most of his meals in it. I think most people save money on groceries by using thermi.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedCreamingSoda View Post
    I love mine. I have a one year old and I make him heaps of snacks and most of his meals in it. I think most people save money on groceries by using thermi.
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    I could have written the OP myself so I'm going to jump in 😀. Probably a dumb question but why/how does it save money on groceries?

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    I love mine. I've had it a year and wondered if the appeal would wear off. It hasn't.
    The other day I made bread rolls, zucchini slice, burger patties and relish. Today I've made lemon curd for tartlets for guests tomorrow. Lemon curd = throw in ingredients and walk away! !
    Initially I don't think you save money... As you buy stuff you might not have. But then you build up a base for making from scratch. Rather than using packets and stuff.
    If you look on a few blogs..The road to loving my thermomix. .. She does comparisons with bought versions of her recipes.

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    I really really want one but idk whether I can justify it. But then the resale value is like the whole price of the Bellini version so you don't really miss out. Does everyone have the tm31 or the tm5? I'm thinking maybe just buy a second hand one so its not as pricey? Hubby doesn't care either way but I don't want to buy it without being 100% sure it's what I want. I already have a mix master, a stick blender and food processor so really do I need it? I'm just thinking out loud here haha

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    I think the value for me is in the fact that I can throw stuff in for dinner and walk away to get other stuff done. I have the tm31 and it's awesome, I'd be happy with the 5 if I'd bought it I think, but have no desire to upgrade. Both are excellent and pretty much the same!

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    I love mine. Had it for nearly three years now. I'm glad I got the real deal. I know people with Bellini's and I find there is a fair bit they can't do that the thermomix can (they have recipes fail etc).

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    I've got the TM5. I've had it a couple of months and I love it. I use it every day, sometimes multiple times a day. I went to a demo a few years ago and was impressed but not sold and have considered it off and on over the years as I've got friends who have them, now I've got one I can't believe i didn't get one earlier, even my DH is totally impressed with it and thinks it's worth the money.

    I've got a nearly 3 year old and a newborn and it makes dinner time much easier as things don't burn and I'm not stuck at the stove stirring etc.

    Also the fact that I can hide so many veggies in my DD's meals is a huge selling point for me.

    I think as a PP said initially you might not save money but you will down the track and you will also be eating healthier too.


 

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