Aldi Mums at war over lunchbox haul
Everyone has an opinion!
Contributor, Practical Parenting / October 15 2019
Budgeting for school lunchbox snacks can sneakily add hundreds to your shopping spend each term.
One savvy Mum posting to Aldi Mums has spent just $228 for the WHOLE of term 4 on her children's lunchbox snacks.
"Did my back to school shop today! $228 an it will last me almost all term", she posted.
Aldi Mum Kia also shared a picture of her huge haul and her 'snack shelf'.
"Here’s a picture of the cupboard! I stack it all and alternate snacks each day. They get 3-4 bars a cheese dip a rope or gummy shapes and a pack of chips or cookies. They also get 2-3 pieces of fruit, a container of chopped up cucumber and a sandwich daily.", she shared.
Whilst other bulk shoppers were impressed with her budgeting and organisation, others flared up over her post.
"Nice but mine won't be having processed stuff", commented one Aldi Mum.
Kia fired back: "I couldn't care less what your kids do or do not have. My kids have this in their lunch and I'm not going to deprive my kids of snacks just because your kids aren't having any".
Others were also outraged and also posted their views on processed snacks.
Kia went on to edit her post: "*Edit* I don’t need negative comments about processed foods. My children get 2-3 pieces of fruit, a sandwich and cut up cucumbers in their lunch boxes every single day. My kids don’t just eat junk and I make sure to feed them veggies in 6/7 dinners weekly. I am not going to sit here and let people criticise y parenting because I allow my children to eat processed foods. If you have nothing nice to say regarding my choices please scroll on and keep your opinions to yourself thanks xx".
Mother knows best!
Originally published as Aldi Mums at war over lunchbox haul
Eliza Scanlan is a contributor with Practical Parenting. Eliza has written for several digital titles including New Idea Food and New Idea, with a passion for consumer and shopping news. Eliza is also a contributor for the Trolley Watch and The Flawsome Mum podcasts. In her spare time, Eliza loves watching Netflix and tending to her horses.