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Mother Of 10 Shares Just How Much Food It Takes To Feed Her Family For A Week—And It's A Lot

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Feeding just oneself takes an endless supply of planning, money, and time—time to eat, money to buy the food and planning.

However, adding ten children into that equation—as TikToker @doughertydozen and her husband have—jacks up the level of planning, money, and time required for food in the household.

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Reply to @oxmvssa Does anyone else love chips as much as we do?! #GroceryShopping #Haul #LargeFamily #BigFamily #HappyHalloween

In a now-viral video, @doughertydozen panned across her grocery haul for her, her husband and their ten children.

The haul contained every single food group imaginable; from fresh watermelon and strawberries to bags upon bags of potato chips—from chicken to fresh peppers and ,bread to gallons of milk and almond milk.

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And that's just buying the food.

Planning the meals is its own task.

In a follow-up video, @doughertydozen showed herself cooking an obscene amount of breakfast, packing lunch and the sheer volume of food she had to produce for dinner each night.

@doughertydozen

What did you have for dinner? #EasyMeals #BigFamilyLife #GriddleCooking #10kids #BonAppetit #MealIdeas

"I feel like you are throwing a party," wrote one incredulous commenter.

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The family is a foster family—@doughertydozen and her husband have taken in children from the foster care system, which is how their household: grew so big.

Tastes no doubt vary in a house where everybody comes from a different background—so @doughertydozen also took us through how she shops for the house.

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@doughertydozen's video is a reminder caring for children isn't for the faint of heart—especially ten growing foster children who go through over $1000 of groceries per week.