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    What do you buy at costco and what do you keep away from? Cheaper there or supermarket.

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    Nappies are cheaper so always buy there. Wipes not always cheaper but nice quality. Other things such as toilet roll, laundry powder etc. don't think food is much cheaper and usually I don't want to buy in bulk.

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    We stock up on wet wipes from costco and paper towel.

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    We got huggies wipes, toilet paper and paper towels, going for washing powder, and the osh kosh shoes were cheaper $20. I think there cheaper.

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    I honestly haven't found them that much cheaper than buying items from the supermarket/ big w when on special ( and stocking up).
    I just got a 42 packet of dish washing tablets from bigw for $9.
    It could be because our closest is a 40 min drive ea way and the $60 membership fee is a turn off

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    Coconut Oil, Cacao, Coconut Sugar, Quinoa, Coconut Flor, Chia Seeds....I compared the 100g prices to Woolies and they were much cheaper.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NoteToSelf View Post
    Coconut Oil, Cacao, Coconut Sugar, Quinoa, Coconut Flor, Chia Seeds....I compared the 100g prices to Woolies and they were much cheaper.
    And we buy fish here. It's not cheaper than the fish market (about the same price per kilo), but they sell a whole side of salmon which we cut into our own portion sizes and vac seal and freeze. Often the fish monger cuts are too small or too big for what we need.

    Their veges are sometimes cheaper, free range chicken is a good price, frozen berries, large hummus, jars of preserves/olives etc.

    The trick is to know what it costs at your local stores and don't get caught up in the stuff they sample or have big signs on.

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    I regularly buy:

    Dog food ( grain free organic $50 cheaper than pet shops)
    Mineral water ( santa Vittoria 99c bottle is $1.49 at woolies )
    Babybel cheese
    Organic pasta
    Goats cheese
    Pine o clean wipes
    Coconut oil
    Chia seeds
    Champagne and Scotch
    Toilet paper
    Paper towells

    Plus I've bought toys from the USA I've never seen in our toy shops, designer handbags and wallets, Calvin Klein undies , I got the kitchenaid food processor $220 cheaper than Myer , xmas decorations and wrapping paper (45m roll for $15!) plus we buy our champagne and chocolates for work

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