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I shop in Sainsbury's and it costs me an average of £60 for two people a week.
I think I spend too much.
£10-£30 each time for two of us
plus milk purchases every 3 or so days, and anything else we've run out of
do a large shop for heavy goods every... 3 months or so?
Spend a fortune on a day-to-day basis in the Sainsbo's local instead. I'm not a proper adult yet.
Seeded loaf, tofu, spinach, mushrooms, Dove roll on thing, coconut shampoo, a pizza, pesto. Still haven't finished any of the above.
it's impossible to plan ahead to muc as I do 't know until late in the day whether i'm gong ot be home for dinner, eating at desk, or whetehr I'm going to finish at 6 and want to go out for dinner. usually the latter, and I got fed op throwing out food. SI am also fickle and don't really know from one day to the next what I fancy eating or what my body is telling me it needs nutrition wise (I am a big believer in this-it's not hugely predictable though), so just buy what I need on the day innit.
for 4 of us
includes alcohol, not eating meat keeps it not too mad I think
Saw on TV that the average family of four will spend £89 on groceries a week.
This was the whole basis for this thread. Seemed to shame me for some reason. Like we're gluttons or something.
Checked the last few Ocado receipts - £90-£120. Plus top-up items during the week and maybe a takeaway.
Could probably cut that down pretty easily, but I didn't spend all those years slaving away in front of a hot desk to end up living off Tesco Value pasta and sauce.
which covers all main meals, breakfast cereal, flour for bread, etc. That comes to about £60 for two weeks for a family of four.
I'd say we probably spend another £10-£15 per week on bits (milk, extra fruit / veg).
We don't really buy much meat or alcohol (bottle of wine a week on average?) and cook everything from scratch so tend to buy everyday value.
And then top up with weekly shops of £20ish with any extras, fresh stuff etc as required, for two people.
Gets in all in, minus some fruit and veg which they don't have, for £15-20. It feels like you're shopping on holiday there too.
Always trying to keep it down but some sneaky vino gets in there and free range / organic meat aint cheap. This is for 2 and a toddler
ended up with far too much shit no matter what we did. When it boiled down to how many actual meal ingredients we came back with, it wasn't very much. Now I tend to get 1-2 meals' worth in a go from either the local high street or a Lidl. The only big shop is occasionally if I have the car and nothing to do I will load up on crazy amounts of staples, so come back with 16 kitchen rolls and 8 cans of beans.
go to the butchers and tesco express a few times a week on the way home, and my GFs got a costco card through work so we'll go there for general house gumph once every couple of months. Probably £50ish between us a week all in
Quite a lot of wine/beer in there though.
That includes lunches everyday.
Tesco: 6 of the ken hom ready meals £12
1 box of tesco salted caramel ice cream on a stick £2
1 box of cookies and cream ice cream £2
Maybe £3 on coke depending in the deal (currently have about 90 cans stocked up)
Maybe another £3 on fruit I enjoy watching decay
240 a month, but not necessarily split equally over each week.