Jump to content

Things that are redundant
fluff


  • Please log in to reply
30 replies to this topic

#1 Guest_Retro_Mumma_*

Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:41 PM

Low fat condensed milk.

Seriously what is the point when its full of sugar and your probably going to use it to make caramel slice?

#2 MrsNorthman

Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:43 PM

lol, I used to think that of people getting a big mac meal with diet coke BUT hey if you can save some sugar/carbs/calories in some way, why not?

#3 bubzillaiscoming

Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:48 PM

haha agreed. speaking of which I could do with some caramel slice right now ... hmmm!!

#4 hungryhippo

Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:48 PM

I am that person who gets diet coke with their fast food! But I much prefer the taste of diet coke, it isn't about the sugar content for me.

I don't buy anything else that's low fat.

#5 FeralBob!

Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:49 PM

I'd always felt that way about people ordering gin & slim (low cal tonic) but I figure that if you can economise on the cals, it makes sense to do so  laugh.gif

#6 Iwantitall

Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:50 PM

QUOTE (mrsnorthman @ 13/04/2012, 01:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
lol, I used to think that of people getting a big mac meal with diet coke BUT hey if you can save some sugar/carbs/calories in some way, why not?


I would do this.... I prefer the taste of diet coke over coke  shrug.gif

#7 MrsNorthman

Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:52 PM

QUOTE (BobTheKelpie @ 13/04/2012, 02:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd always felt that way about people ordering gin & slim (low cal tonic) but I figure that if you can economise on the cals, it makes sense to do so  laugh.gif


Bob, I totally do low-cal tonic!  

QUOTE (beljane @ 13/04/2012, 02:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I would do this.... I prefer the taste of diet coke over coke  shrug.gif


I did say *used to think*  wink.gif  I also much prefer diet coke over the real stuff.

#8 Choufleur

Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:52 PM

My boss used to have a weak skim decaf latte

#9 CountryFeral

Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:56 PM

QUOTE (BobTheKelpie @ 13/04/2012, 01:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd always felt that way about people ordering gin & slim (low cal tonic) but I figure that if you can economise on the cals, it makes sense to do so  laugh.gif


Yuck... diet tonic is horrible.

My poor Bombay Sapphire had to put up with that indignity the other night as there had been a purchasing error.


You know what I think is pointless?

Fruitless hot cross buns.


DP accidentally bought some - What is the point? They set a new standard for bland.

If you don't like hot cross buns then there is a wonderful alternative there for you.......Bread!
Why you can even toast it! Totally fruit free!

#10 Meatspin

Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:59 PM

diabetics would get a diet coke with their meal original.gif I know I did when I had GD.



#11 YellowKittyGlenn

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:02 PM

Country Mel I HATE with a passion cooked fruit it's just not good. I like the no fruit hot cross buns plus depends on where you get them from is depending on how they taste. If you get the coles/woolworths ones they are just not great but bakers delight ones are amazing, however I do like choc chip hot cross buns.
I dont eat bread, only eat hot cross buns once a year so a bread type thing once a year is ok lol

#12 Miss S

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:05 PM

QUOTE (Choufleur @ 13/04/2012, 12:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My boss used to have a weak skim decaf latte



That is just wrong blink.gif

#13 prettypenny

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:07 PM

"Used By" dates on chocolate biggrin.gif

#14 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:13 PM

QUOTE (Choufleur @ 13/04/2012, 01:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My boss used to have a weak skim decaf latte


When I was about 15, I went to a cafe with a friend and her Mum.  There was the waitress taking orders at the till, and then a few feet away the (very spunky) barrista making the coffees.  My friend's Mum ordered a "1/4 strength skinny cap with no chocolate please".  The barrista snorted, poured her a glass of water and slid it across the counter, then winked at me.  

It was the first time I fell in love.  laughing2.gif

#15 Tiger Lilly

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:05 PM

What is redundant? EB... lol.

As for the hot cross bun issue - I don't like fruit in things like that. So obviously I go with the bakers delight chocolate hot cross buns! Duh! lol

#16 dessiesgirl

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:12 PM

Wine bottle stoppers are redundant in our house.
Also, any handy hints about freezing leftover wine to use in a casserole.



I have been known to order a skim cappuccino to go with my chocolate mud cake

Edited by dessiesgirl, 13 April 2012 - 03:17 PM.


#17 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:18 PM

QUOTE (prettypenny @ 13/04/2012, 02:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
"Used By" dates on chocolate biggrin.gif


Or threads on EB asking, "How long will this leftover *insert delicious food* keep in the fridge?"

#18 Canberra Chick

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:21 PM

QUOTE
My boss used to have a weak skim decaf latte


also known as a 'why bother'. original.gif

I would get diet coke with any meal - why add 300 calories on top? besides, sugary drinks don't quench my thirst.

I also don't get fruitless HCBs - they're supposed to have fruit in them.

winestoppers are defunct now anyway with the rise of the screwtop.

Corkscrews - pretty redundant now!

#19 MrsNorthman

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:22 PM

QUOTE (dessiesgirl @ 13/04/2012, 04:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
...Wine bottle stoppers are redundant in our house.


biggrin.gif

#20 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:26 PM

QUOTE (dessiesgirl @ 13/04/2012, 03:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wine bottle stoppers are redundant in our house.
Also, any handy hints about freezing leftover wine to use in a casserole.


It only becomes a problem when wine GLASSES become redundant.  Drinking straight from the bottle is anti-social.

#21 qak

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:29 PM

QUOTE (Alacritous~Andy @ 13/04/2012, 03:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Drinking straight from the bottle is anti-social.



Not when you each have a bottle!

Edited by qak, 13 April 2012 - 03:30 PM.


#22 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:31 PM

QUOTE (qak @ 13/04/2012, 03:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not when you each have a bottle!


Touche, teacher.

#23 somila

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:37 PM

I love my skinny decafs.  Full-cream is too rich and caffeine isn't kind to me.  It's called a placebo, people!

#24 **Xena**

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:38 PM

I have a one litre wine glass so that I can look classy and still drink the whole bottle biggrin.gif

(also so no one can tell how cheap I am)

#25 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:43 PM

QUOTE (**Xena** @ 13/04/2012, 03:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have a one litre wine glass so that I can look classy and still drink the whole bottle biggrin.gif

(also so no one can tell how cheap I am)


Excellent solution, Xena. Much better idea than this:






1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Win Coles Little Explorer nappies for your toddler

Introducing the new Coles Little Explorer Nappies! You can confidently rely on Coles Little Explorer nappies at each stage of your child's growth, so take the Big Nappy Change and try new Coles Little Explorer nappies for yourself!

Robbie Williams live tweets wife's labour

And the award for most patient woman in labour goes to ... Robbie Williams' wife, Ayda Field.

Vaccine ignorance is deadly and contagious

In the absence of credible, strong political leadership, paranoia about disease can go viral.

Parenting differently based on birth order

All children have unique personalities, but keeping birth order in mind could help when parenting.

How to get rid of the mum guilt

Motherhood and guilt seem to go hand in hand, but there are ways to focus

Paid parental leave scheme grinds to a halt

The future of Prime Minister Tony Abbott's paid parental leave scheme appears to be up in the air, despite the fact it is due to begin in less than nine months.

The devastation of foetal alcohol spectrum disorders

No one's sure how many Australians are affected by foetal alcohol spectrum disorders, but the consequences for those who are can be devastating.

The pros and cons of finding out the sex of your unborn baby

It’s often one of the biggest choices parents make during the course of their pregnancy; to find out, or not to find out, the sex of their baby before it’s born.

Toddler's awesome dress up month

Two-year-old Willow and her photographer mum, Gina Lee, made October "Dress Up Willow Month". She posted photos of Willow's costumes on her Instagram account, and her creative takes on popular culture are simply adorable.

Childhood around the world

It can be easy to assume our ideas around childhood are universal, but they are particular to where we live, as these practices show.

Best picks for baby and toddler shoes

Here's a great selection of footwear from pre-walker to walker ensuring comfort and style for growing feet.

I lost my wife and daughters to Ebola - then it came for my son

Sunday, September 21, is a day I will never forget.

The 'yucky' illness that took over my life

I have a chronic illness nobody likes to discuss. It involves toilet talk, and probably caused my miscarriage. But it needs to be talked about.

Prenatal testing: the facts

Prenatal testing is done to check if a baby has certain medical conditions before birth. Here is some important information about what the tests are for and the risks involved.

5 things to do with your baby?s old clothes

Did you think your only option for your baby?s old clothes was to pack them away or give them to the Salvos? Think again.

Why it's possible to not realise you're pregnant until the baby arrives

After hearing about 'surprise babies' born to mums who didn't know they were pregnant, it's common to ask "how did she not realise?" But experts say it's entirely possible for it to happen.

'My miracle is finally here'

How has the world continued on its pace when mine has been altered so drastically?

Dairy can help older women fall pregnant: study

Ice cream may be the ultimate comfort food, but a study suggests it could also help older women to have children.

Megan Gale goes topless for 'sexiest people' cover

Six months after a heavily pregnant Megan Gale posed nude for Marie Claire, the glowing new mum has gone topless for the cover of another magazine.

A new perspective on life from living with two diseases

A mother shares her personal story about the difficulty of living with two conditions, one of which stops her from being able to see her daughter's face.

Warning about Children's Panadol dosage

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued a safety advisory warning parents about confusion when using the dosing syringe supplied with Children's Panadol.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Take 'The Coles Big Nappy Change' Challenge

You could become part of our Test Drive team and win one of 200 packs of Coles Little Explorer Nappies as part of our 5-day challenge.

Win 1 of 5 Canon Powershot D30 cameras

Capture life more easily with the Canon Powershot D30. Shockproof, waterproof and dustproof, you can take it almost anywhere and shoot beautiful images, time after time. Enter now!

16 parenting truths you won't find in the baby books

I am five years into this parenting gig and I’ve learnt that sleepless nights and changing dirty nappies are child’s play.

Best and worst potty party cakes

It's nice to celebrate a child making the shift from nappies to 'big kid' undies, but do we really need a semi-realistic used toilet cake to do it? Here are some of the best and worst cakes parents have used at 'potty parties' around the world.

7 tips for a financially festive Christmas

Plan ahead - and do it now - to ensure festive season expenses don't break the bank.

'Go the F*** to Sleep' author's new book for frustrated parents

A sequel is coming soon to the 2011 hit book 'Go the F*** to Sleep' - and this time, it's about mealtimes.

Great birthday party buys from Etsy

Handmade crafts to decorate and personalise your child's next birthday - from banners to cake decorations, we've got gorgeous party finds from Etsy.

Join us in The BIG nappy change

Introducing the new Coles Little Explorer Nappies! You can confidently rely on Coles Little Explorer nappies at each stage of your child's growth, so take the Big Nappy Change and try new Coles Little Explorer nappies for yourself!

Creative storage ideas for the kids' rooms

Creative and practical storage ideas for the kids' toys and books can also add some stylish decor to your home. Visit babyology.com.au for more stylish modern finds for hip kids & parents.

Weird trend

'Why we called our daughter Wyatt'

Ashton Kutcher has spoken about how he and Mila Kunis chose their daughter's name - and why they've set up her social media accounts.

To the mum in the doctor's waiting room

Maybe the mum I saw in that waiting room, seemingly disconnected from her baby, doesn’t have the support she needs.

10 space-saving nursery ideas

Starting a family doesn't always mean moving into a bigger house - not yet, anyway.

 

What's in a name?

Baby Names

Looking for a classic name, or an unusual name? Our Baby Name Finder is for you, search or browse to refine your shortlist.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.