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    Default $200/week on groceries.

    Is it doable with a brand new baby?. (mum +dad+ new baby)

    I plan to breast feed and hope to use cloth nappies once baby fits into them.

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    Absolutely. Meal planning should be in your vocab though

    I can manage that no problem at all with two adults and two children (that eat a crazy amount of food!)

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    very doable

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    Maybe, if you live near aldi or don't mind eating class 4-9 fruit and veg.


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    Very easily , we have 2 adults, a 6yr old, 5yr old & 3yr old and manage on $150/week

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    I think $200 is heaps! Dd is 1 and I spend roughly $170/week on everything for the 3 of us (Including nappies & wipes)...
    Write a list and stick to it! If i don't have a list i always go over budget. Buy nappies and wipes in bulk when they are on sale! It saves alot of money in the end.

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    We have two adults, a 6 year old and a 5 month old and are able to live on $200 a week on groceries. I agree with nim, meal planning. Saves alot of money, wastage and you really don't have to think, its all there laid out for you. I also buy my fruit and veg at the markets. Its literally half the price and I find the quality is so much better.

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    We spend $100-$150 for me,DP, 3yr old, 2yr old and 4yr stepson when he visits so I reckon $200 pw is very doable! Actually $200 would be a massive shop for us as I get everything we need and want for under $150.

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    Yes i have a meal plan and will work on a weekly shopping list. I imagine some weeks would be less and some more.. for eg you dont buy toilet paper every week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thermolicious View Post
    Maybe, if you live near aldi or don't mind eating class 4-9 fruit and veg.


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    I don't shop at Aldi and all our Fruit&Veg is as top of the range as it gets - it comes fresh from the farm straight to our doorstep, Our meat aswell and we still managa under $150pw

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