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    Default Does this surprise you?

    Watching tv at the moment and apparently over Easter, Aussies will consume $133 million worth of booze, $176 million worth of chocolate and $22 million worth of seafood and prawns! I suppose I did spend $20 yesterday on nice fish and probably the same on Easter eggs. Still pretty shocking when you read the overall tally

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    yeah crazy but believable !!

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    We have spent almost $100 on alcohol, $100 on seafood (bugs, prawns and a nice piece of snapper) BUT we only spent $20 on eggs and that is for 3 children 2-4yrs.

    It does surprise me initially but once you add it all up it kind of make sense. It's still ALOT of money though.

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    Wow, thats alot of money overall spent on Easter!! I went shopping yesterday & all up spent $14 on Easter Eggs (thats for DH & me) and I think DH bought a 6 pack of beer to have over the long weekend.

    When I was at the shops yesterday, some people had soooo many Easter Eggs piled up in their trolley's, so I can understand how the figure gets that high I guess.

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    I'm happy dss is gonna wait til Sunday to buy his eggs and spend his birthday money. Half price eggs!!! Yay

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    I think its sad, obviously you have to look at things relatively to a certain extent, but when it boils down to it, that could feed so many starving people, immunise so many children in developing countries, train so many midwives in developing countries to make birth safer, I could go on and on....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Annabella View Post
    I think its sad, obviously you have to look at things relatively to a certain extent, but when it boils down to it, that could feed so many starving people, immunise so many children in developing countries, train so many midwives in developing countries to make birth safer, I could go on and on....
    ...could provide insurance to independent midwives so they could continue supporting women Homebirthing after July 2013...

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    We spent $40ish on eggs all up, bought a bottle of vodka and didn't buy any seafood.
    Doesn't really surprise me

    Mmm chocolate I loooooove Easter!!!

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    Wow!! The chocolate surprises me... Then again it is ridiculously over priced.. So maybe not

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    I just asked and we have spent $100 for 10peoples dinners/meals this weekend, and $4 on choccies (a block for me)
    the inlaws here are catholic and buddhist, so are either at church or relaxing, but not eating chocolate and drinking


 

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