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Buying a turkey in Mexico

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

So I picked up a 24 pound turkey yesterday that was imported from North Carolina. Who wants to guess how much it cost??? It was over the top....around $70 US dollars. Just wondering.....what does a turkey cost in the states these days? Oh well, we are just so happy that we could order one and the casa will be warm and smelling good on turkey day. I will have to soak it in water tomorrow to get it thawed. We are having 8 people over and everyone is contributing something so it will be nice.

It was so nice yesterday eating at home and eating light after eating out 3 days in a row. I managed to get a pound off so I am right at goal weight of 110. So I have today and tomorrow to also eat light and see if I can get a little under weight so that I can enjoy a splurge on Thanksgiving.

Hope all my sparks buddies are doing great.
Have a terrific day.
Sallie
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GAYEMC 11/21/2012 2:05PM

    I'm not a big sweet eater wither but I love pumpkin pie. Costco makes a huge really good one for about $5.00. I may get one before Chritmas and take most of it to work. I've never had corn pudding, sounds good.

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BOOKWORM27S 11/21/2012 7:21AM

    Wow! Most grocery stores have great deals in the US, if you buy $50 worth of groceries you get a free turkey!

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TROYSTATEGAL 11/21/2012 5:36AM

  In FL, turkeys are going for about 59 cents a lb for "generic" brands and Butterball is running from .99-1.39 a lb for frozen. Fresh turkeys seem to be a lot higher this year around 2.39 a lb.


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JANIEWWJD 11/21/2012 12:29AM

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BUTEAFULL 11/20/2012 11:47PM

    you will be very thankful for your emoticon , I'm not cooking this year so can't contribute the price in my area

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WHITEANGEL4 11/20/2012 11:44PM

    Enjoy your Thanksgiving with friends. Our local store Publix had a turkey for .39 a pound. I did not check them out as we are going to his Moms and by the time we are through with Christmas I will not want to see another turkey. WE usually cook one here for us about late May or June and smoke it on the grill. This is our favorite way.

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MIRAGE727 11/20/2012 10:22PM

    Sallie, enjoy your Thanksgiving Dinner and embrace the pulse of the day!
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MIMICOTO 11/20/2012 9:35PM

    Here in Los Angeles, CA the price ranges from $1.39 lb and up....but I got a SUPER deal at Ralphs....members price of 59 cents a pound with other purchases totalling $25....meaning I got our bird for under $8.00 total emoticon

Gobble Gobble!!!

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FORMERFATGUY777 11/20/2012 6:03PM

    I'm glad you could get a turkey. It's a lot for a bird, but in my book it's money well spent. Happy Thanksgiving.

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GAYEMC 11/20/2012 3:27PM

    Nothing better than a home filled with the smell of Thanksgiving dinner. Enjoy your turkey. The free range here in Oregon are $1.99lb

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RONALANA 11/20/2012 3:04PM

    Here in Brazil, I paid $6.00 (US dollars) per pound! That means your 24 lb. turkey would have cost $144.00 if you had bought it here! So...now you have something else to be thankful for!

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CHANGING-TURTLE 11/20/2012 1:46PM

    Turkey cost 69 cents in Sacramento, Ca and a butterball is about $1.25. I just bought a turkey breast as it is only me and hubby eating. We talked it over and even a small turkey would just be to much.
I am like you eating light until turkey day. I am making for dinner tonight home made soup and salad.

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MEADSBAY 11/20/2012 12:39PM

    Turkey are about $1 a lb in RI- unless you buy an organic/noantibiotics/freerange/han
dfed/kindlyraised/killed by someone who was blindfolded- those are abour $2.50.
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LIS193 11/20/2012 12:35PM

    That's going to be a really special turkey! Enjoy every bite :)
I've seen frozen turkey at the Sams in Guaymas but didn't look at the price. We don't celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, so no need to get a turkey.
Have a wonderful time preparing and celebrating!
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NESARIAN 11/20/2012 12:19PM

    You enjoy every bite of your turkey. The price is well worth it for all the enjoyment it will bring.
Turkeys are going for .70 to .99 cents a pound in Sacramento, Calif.

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MISSB8604 11/20/2012 11:03AM

    Goodness gracious that's A LOT of money for a turkey! Sounds like your plans are wonderful and gives me a warm n' fuzzy "holiday" feeling. HA!

Congrats also for getting back to your goal weight.

ENJOY your Turkey Day!

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CREEKLADY1 11/20/2012 10:06AM

  WOW....that's alot for a turkey...but it's all worth it to enjoy with family and friends....the cost is well worth the fellowship!

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