Tagged With $25 a week
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Just how much difference would it have made to the Mastercheap project if I hadn't relied almost entirely on store brand products? An enormous amount, it turns out.
Since I announced the Mastercheap project and revealed my shopping list, there's been a steady stream of comments suggesting that I could have gotten myself a much better deal by shopping at Aldi. While there's no denying the chain's low pricing, for the purposes of this project Aldi doesn't scrub up any better than its rivals.
The key to the Mastercheap project -- feeding myself for $25 for a whole week -- is making the most of my limited funds. So what's on the shopping list?