+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 30
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Posts
    4,964
    Thanks
    10,408
    Thanked
    5,025
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default How do you store your cereal?

    Ours is always going stale.
    I usually roll down the top and secure with a peg.
    I've also tried those sistema cereal containers but it usually doesn't hold a whole box and it still goes stale.

    We throw out large volumes of cereal, but it's only the big boxes ever on special so not economical to buy smaller.

    Any tips or tricks?

    Eta: I should of put a warning on the header as this thread is just so exciting- much like my life

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to Little Miss Sunshine For This Useful Post:

    JustJaq  (11-07-2016)

  3. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2015
    Posts
    2,799
    Thanks
    3,773
    Thanked
    1,565
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I've always stored ours in the fridge - probably because I lived in the far north for so many years. I still do it here in Canberra.

    The biggest issue is to get as much air out of what every storage you use.

    I hate it when I have to throw food out for any reason.

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to binnielici For This Useful Post:

    Little Miss Sunshine  (11-07-2016)

  5. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    1,981
    Thanks
    809
    Thanked
    970
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I just keep on box with pack rolled down but I fold the card lid down aswell

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to babybeeno1 For This Useful Post:

    Little Miss Sunshine  (11-07-2016)

  7. #4
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    4,563
    Thanks
    663
    Thanked
    1,172
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I take the bags out of the boxes and use these ImageUploadedByThe Bub Hub1468188946.954001.jpg

  8. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to teenie For This Useful Post:

    DT75  (11-07-2016),Little Miss Sunshine  (11-07-2016)

  9. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Posts
    4,964
    Thanks
    10,408
    Thanked
    5,025
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by binnielici View Post
    I've always stored ours in the fridge - probably because I lived in the far north for so many years. I still do it here in Canberra.

    The biggest issue is to get as much air out of what every storage you use.

    I hate it when I have to throw food out for any reason.
    Say what?!? You store it in the fridge?!? Interesting.

  10. #6
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    1,033
    Thanks
    570
    Thanked
    331
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default How do you store your cereal?

    We use the cereal containers. I also tend to buy more weetbix as it seems to last better than anything else.
    Last edited by Nomia; 11-07-2016 at 09:56.

  11. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Nomia For This Useful Post:

    babybeeno1  (11-07-2016),Little Miss Sunshine  (11-07-2016)

  12. #7
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Gippsland
    Posts
    15,039
    Thanks
    1,271
    Thanked
    4,215
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Little Miss Sunshine View Post
    Ours is always going stale.
    I usually roll down the top and secure with a peg.
    I've also tried those sistema cereal containers but it usually doesn't hold a whole box and it still goes stale.

    We throw out large volumes of cereal, but it's only the big boxes ever on special so not economical to buy smaller.

    Any tips or tricks?

    Eta: I should of put a warning on the header as this thread is just so exciting- much like my life
    If you're throwing out a lot....it's not exactly more economical to buy in bulk, is it? You may as well pay more for a smaller quantity that you can actually get through in a reasonable time. Throwing away stale cereal is an indicator that you're buying too much.

    We store ours in Sistema containers and rarely throw out any (pretty much never), but then we're a Brady bunch with 5 kids (4 boys & 1 girl), so they are a hungry bunch. Mice are a fact of life here on the farm so we have to put most things in containers.

  13. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Hollywood For This Useful Post:

    Lincolns mummy  (11-07-2016),Little Miss Sunshine  (11-07-2016)

  14. #8
    Join Date
    May 2016
    Posts
    77
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked
    40
    Reviews
    0
    Off topic but ours never stays long enough in the house to go stale!! My hubby has two big bowls of nutri grain for breakfast or at a minimum 6 weetbix! I'm forever buying it cause we have run out

  15. The Following User Says Thank You to 2 girls 1 boy For This Useful Post:

    Little Miss Sunshine  (11-07-2016)

  16. #9
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    10,757
    Thanks
    3,433
    Thanked
    6,532
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Most of the time I just peg the bag closed and keep it in it's box.

    I mostly buy muesli though, which goes into a cereal Tupperware container.

    Generally I'm the only one in the house who eats cereal, so it's rare that I would buy a huge box.

  17. The Following User Says Thank You to Mod-Degrassi For This Useful Post:

    Little Miss Sunshine  (11-07-2016)

  18. #10
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Posts
    213
    Thanks
    105
    Thanked
    133
    Reviews
    0
    Subbing. I dont eat cereal often so it's always going stale. I bought cereal pourer storage boxes thinking it would help but nope. Maybe I'll buy some of those clips, @teenie, where'd you get them?

  19. The Following User Says Thank You to Yoghurt For This Useful Post:

    Little Miss Sunshine  (11-07-2016)


 

Similar Threads

  1. How do you store toys?
    By Pearlygirl in forum General Chat
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 04-01-2016, 09:06
  2. Any successful store? WFC PGD
    By smallkatty in forum IVF
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 28-11-2015, 11:28
  3. Alternatives or greater amounts of rice cereal porridge
    By Little Ted in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 28-08-2015, 18:05

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Baby U & The Wiggles - Toilet Training ProductsToilet training can be a testing time but Baby U is there to assist you and your toddler with the daunting task of ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Come chat, Ladies who are 40+ TTC or ExpectingConception & Fertility General Chat
Baby swimwearGeneral Chat
Help! Jury duty in WAGeneral Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
Townsville recommendationsConception & Fertility General Chat
Mummy wardrobe overhallGeneral Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
Planning a baby room around this.....Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›