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To think that if you cannot afford to buy all your food in Lidl/Aldi then you.....

(38 Posts)
poopscoop Thu 28-May-09 15:53:35

are pretty stuffed grin

RedCharityBonney Thu 28-May-09 15:54:42

Nonsense - plenty of skips to forage in.

bigchris Thu 28-May-09 15:54:57

grow your own

differentID Thu 28-May-09 22:25:33

steal it?wink

Goober Thu 28-May-09 22:26:45

What's the point?

Overmydeadbody Thu 28-May-09 22:28:41

Aldi and Lidl aren't always the cheapest options.

There is still urban foraging to consider, and reduced bin scrummages just before closing time at the supermarkets wink

poopscoop Thu 28-May-09 22:41:21

goober - the point was thatthis was joking because today there were so many threads about affording free range chicken, affording M&S food etc. but suppose you had to be there.... blush

gagamama Fri 29-May-09 10:57:37

If you can't afford to buy food, you should cut down and only eat once a week. It's pretty simple, I'm sure somebody can post some good recipes for meals using cardboard, rainwater and grass.

loulabellecelino Fri 29-May-09 11:27:13

lmfao.

mrsruffallo Fri 29-May-09 11:29:53

You can have a healthy balanced diet just from foraging in the park
If you can't afford organic food then you shouldn't have kids imho

Goober Fri 29-May-09 16:52:33

I do get it, I was on the egg thread.

I am just automaticaly defensive now as what's it gotta do with 'em?

SolidGoldBrass Fri 29-May-09 16:55:58

There's always shoplifting.

Trikken Fri 29-May-09 16:58:56

Oh yes, foraging, berries and the suchlike. Apples off the trees. Grass has to be fresh tho gagamama no pesticides.

maltesers Fri 29-May-09 17:09:01

Does this remark and its responses make any sense everyone. Surely the statement we are responding to is serious?? I shop in Aldi and Lidl all the time, and i am a single mum on Housing Benefit with little income.. And if REDCHARITYBONNY responded to me like that i would be pretty upset. Why all the smart sarcasm ??
As for you MRSRUFFALLO... are you serious ??? And what kind of large income is your DH on??? loads i guess !!

mrsruffallo Fri 29-May-09 23:12:04

I can't discuss that maltesers, you will realise how important and organic I am

BitOfFun Fri 29-May-09 23:17:01

maltesers, it is only a joke smile

JessJess3908 Fri 29-May-09 23:17:38

I inadvertantly stole 30 fish fingers from sainsburys today. I didn't mean to, I promise. Tho when I realised I was pretty chuffed. There, I had to get it out.

meltedmarsbars Fri 29-May-09 23:20:09

I nick apples from the hedgerow. They lasted me all winter.

There, that's better. Any other confessions to make?

GodzillasBumcheek Fri 29-May-09 23:20:14

but...but...i've been in nearly every supermarket aroound here and Lidl definately are not the cheapest by a long shot! The cheapest is a combo of Tesco and Asda (what isn't on special offer at Asda usually is in Tesco) and shop for some luxuries at Lidl/Aldi etc like Options hot choc. Or am i just strange?

GodzillasBumcheek Fri 29-May-09 23:20:38

what joke?

nametaken Fri 29-May-09 23:23:18

oh Dear God there are a lot of people having sense of humour failures on mumsnet tonight.

JessJess3908 Fri 29-May-09 23:25:01

Yes. Last week it was a sprig of rosemary from the window box of our local italian blush

GodzillasBumcheek Fri 29-May-09 23:26:37

If you had read ANY of my posts you would be able to tell that i HAVE NOT had a sense of humour failure AT ALL

<i never had a sense of humour to start with>

meltedmarsbars Fri 29-May-09 23:28:34

thats a threadkiller

snice Fri 29-May-09 23:29:58

YABU
There is always (whisper its name quietly) Farm Foods wink

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