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Old 02-19-2015, 01:26 PM
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Originally Posted by CSD610 View Post
Purchase a food saver machine and take the time to divide items or split groceries with someone else.
You know I have been saying I would buy one now that we have time to wisely shop. Certainly with two refrigerators and a freezer we can make space between all my wife seafood/ vegetables she stores during year.
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Old 02-19-2015, 08:57 PM
Location: Seattle Area
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Originally Posted by Tia 914 View Post
Now that I'm an empty-nester, shopping has become more difficult. It has more to do with local stores in general than the fact that I'm shopping-for-one. Virtually everything is "supersized."

O.K., it's not "too" much of a problem when I buy fresh meat and immediately separate it into smaller packages, but when it comes to products like bread and cereal I rarely buy them at all anymore. I simply don't have the time to divvy-up huge packages of stuff every time I return from a grocery store.

Has anyone else encountered this- and if so, what's the solution?
The local stores don't stock small or even normal sizes of anything. Heck, they don't even carry one-pound boxes of cat food!
I don't get it, you're an "empty nester" and you don't have enough time to split foods. What are you doing that keeps you on such a busy schedule? You probably have lots of time, but just don't ant to do it. That's fine, but call it what it is.
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