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Old 09-21-2007, 08:27 PM   #41
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I would scrimp on anything else before I would scrimp on food. We did that when I was a kid and I hated it. In fact, for me, feeling rich has nothing to do with possessions such as houses and cars. Rather, it means that I can go into the grocery store and buy anything I want.
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Old 09-21-2007, 10:29 PM   #42
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good food is one of the few things i'd go back to work for. i don't need fancy restaurants, mom never cooked so i've had my fill of that. but i do need my daily supply of fresh pistachio nuts.

i buy the best food and the best toilet paper and i bring both with me on roadtrips. the difference between a $90/night roadside motel and a $200/night hotel: the toilet paper and your own shampoo. and you can buy a lot of pistachios for $110.

also i buy the best when it comes to beds and shoes. for if you are not in one, then you are in the other.
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Old 09-22-2007, 08:45 AM   #43
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Seems like the strategy is to get as much of your food in sacks and as little as possible in boxes, and to have your food take up your entire kitchen area rather than your kitchen table.

Also it seems there is a high correlation between low cost diets and mud/hay flooring. The latter could be an expensive retrofit.
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Seems like the strategy is to get as much of your food in sacks and as little as possible in boxes, and to have your food take up your entire kitchen area rather than your kitchen table.
Bulk Food, Spices, Nuts, Chocolates & Candy Online.

We now buy things like beans, sugar, etc over the internet in bulk. We have even bought organic figs 45 pounds at a time.

Thankfully we have a good number of kitchen cabinets.
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One can purchase quite a bit of Alpo for $75, so I say that it can be done, but not by me.
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