How Many Do You Cater For?

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  1. bernardfeay

    bernardfeay Read Only Funster

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    I have just emptied absolutely everything out of the camper and the living room is full to bursting. I am sorting stuff out ready for the reload and Judy is cleaning all the insides.

    95% of the time there is just the two of us. So, my question. How many do you cater for? During the emptying process I notices 9 knives and forks, 8 plates, 8 bowls, 5 beer glasses, 2 frying pans... the list goes on and on.

    I think it should be 2 of all the pottery/cutlery stuff for me and Judy and 2 more for potential visitors. I need help on this coz there is an opinion in the household that we should take 8 of everything.
     
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  2. Bailey58

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    I agree, I'm not telling with whom though. :LOL: We have 4 of each crockery for 2 of us, plenty of cutlery as it saves having to wash up so often. Any extra visitors are usually camping at the same place so can bring their own.
     
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    8????????
    There are either 2 or 3 of us depending on if the brat is gracing us with his presence. We have 4 of everything, pretty much only because things seem to come in sets of 4.
     
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    We originally packed for 4 people but now have reduced this to two...
    We also removed the mattress from the over cab area and use this extra space for storage
    It's easy to fill you can with 'stuff' but we're learning that 'less is more'
     
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    There is two of us but we carry 4 of everything + 2 extra mugs, we do have 2 frying pans 2 Skillets and good griddle but we don't have a oven. Though it's amazing what a good sort out can do.
     
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    2 me and her plus a little extra for grand rats the rest can sod off :)
    4 of all plates pots cutlery
    But we do have 6 wine glasses just in case some kind sole visits with a bottle :whistle:
     
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    2 of us, 4 plates 4 sets cutlery 4 wine glasses, 2 shampoo glasses 1 beer glass. 2 mugs, 2 smaller coffe mugs. 2 saucepans, 1 frying pan, 1 small wok, 1 George foreman hotplate, brilliant for outdoor grilling. 2 chairs. Extras only to save washing up too often. There are shops and visitors can bring their own tackle.
     
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    I reckon you are a bit short of beer and wine glasses only 5
    Need many more than that for a good shindig
    :cheers::drink::wine:
     
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    We carry too much decluttered when we changed van then another this year then I saw some nice stuff it looks really nice in the van always afraid will need something
    thats at home
     
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    paper plates and plastic mugs - no problem!
     
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    4 of pretty much everything, only 2 of us, but we break things and like spares etc...
     
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    Basically 4 of everything although theres only 2 of us. Only two champagne glasses, 2 beer glasses, 2 brandy glasses and just one port glass.
     
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    Snap but minus the brandy glass, and add a whisky !
     
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    Just 2. It is all weight. Or use paper.
    I asked the wife one day why we had 17 mugs in the house ?:D
     
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    There are 2 of us and we carry 4 of everything crockery and glasses wise but 6 cutlery wise. I must admit I feel a tad guilty at not having 2 spare chairs for when guests call in but as most visitors are based on the same site it's not often a problem. Our folding step makes a great stool so I have decided to get a second one as they fold flat and weigh next to nothing, that way we'll always have seating outside for 4 (y) and then when we don't have guests I can get Glynn to stand on them and wash the Motorhome :rofl:
     
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    Oh and I forgot to add that I might only have 4 plates but I have a giant paella pan that feeds 12!! Unless of course Munchie (@Munchie) is on your guest list :rofl:
     
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    We have 4 of each cutlery and crockery plus a bunch of paper plates and plastic cutlery which I use for when mums not around to do the dishes :D
     
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    3 or 4 of everything crockery and cutlery plus a couple of spare cups with lids. Also a part pack of paper plates left over from Christmas and some serviettes.

    Works for us.
     
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    When we cleared out when changing the van, had 17 Tea towels 7 sets if specs (mine) can see out most of them. we carry 4 wine glasses 4 tumblers and 4 dumpy glasses for spirits, all polycarbonate, i am ms clumsy and getting shards of glass out upholstery is not easy. We filled the spare room and part of the garage, have much less inside storage in this van and have to be careful what goes in the garage in case it touches his bike !
     
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    We have four of everything but 10 tea spoons as SWMBO likes to use a new one every time she makes a cup of tea. Have just reduce our chairs from four to two, which gives us more room. (y)
     
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