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  1. malaika

    malaika Lover of Extra Easy

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    Our Consultant gave us all a shock last night.
    She told us that M & S sells mince pies and tiny mini iced Christmas cakes in their coffee house, so it may be tempting to stop and have one of these with your coffee there!
    DON'T - the mince pies are 19 syns each and the tiny, almost bite size cakes 14 syns!
    Really not worth it - so many syns for a few bites!!
     
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  3. natasha1974

    natasha1974 Silver Member

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    wow 19 for a mince pie and i thought sainsberrys deep filled ones were high at 12 !!!!!
     
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    Ouchy! That's bad synnage! Ok thanks for the warning x
     
  5. malaika

    malaika Lover of Extra Easy

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    Don't know what they added extra to it... perhaps there is a lot of pastry as well as filling! I am not going to try too find out!
     
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    extra butter and sugar maybe
     
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    biggysmalls Too big to fail

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    confused! Ex SW, ex CC, now on FAST 5:2
    they should do the advert....."These aren't ordinary mice pies....these are fat-inducing, gut-busting, diet-wrecking, buttery, creamy Marks and Spencers mince pies....." ha ha
     
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    jayne3110 Gold Member

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    Thanks that made me smile for the 1st time today
    Jayne
     
  9. stephie0611

    stephie0611 needs to focus!!!!

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    i'm so glad i dont like christmas mince pies or christmas cake :) xx
     
  10. Julianne_julz

    Julianne_julz Bears dont dig on dancin'

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    Oh my word... so not worth it!! Think how many little flakes you could have!! Lol xx
     
  11. Donnie46

    Donnie46 Slow but sure....

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    Great post - I like it, LOL....
     
  12. natasha1974

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    lmao love it :D
     
  13. MiniMimi2091

    MiniMimi2091 running strictly on fat!

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    OMG, almost fell of the chair :rotflmao:
    Fabulous post
     
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    Good warning, thank you!

    I haven't had a mince pie yet this festive season...once I've had one, I won't be able to stop!
     
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    I am glad I dont like Mince pies or cake. I can understand how you lovers get tempted they are everywhere.:(
     
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    StripedDaisy A sucker for a key change

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    As I type, I am looking at 7 boxes of minced pies stacked on a table in front of my desk at work. They were a Christmas gift to us planning officers from a local Councillor. I have ignored them for two days, but it is getting harder as I love the suet-ey and pastry good(bad)ness.... I think there is conspiracy against me. :eek:(
     
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    Me too!
     
  18. StripedDaisy

    StripedDaisy A sucker for a key change

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    OMG, I have just discovered that the mince pies in question are in fact from M&S :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
     
  19. malaika

    malaika Lover of Extra Easy

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    Poor you. You'll have to ignore them or you will easily blow a whole month's syns at one sitting!
     
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    MiniMimi2091 running strictly on fat!

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    I only had one this year and it was from Asda (me thinks) so I should be in a safe zone lol
     
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    Oops best steer well clear then :( xx If I have one I just can't stop ;)
     
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