If you've been to the grocery store lately, you know that it's a mess.
You don't wanna spend more time there than you reasonably have to.
It's scary there, people are grasping for essentials.
And that's where maps come in handy.
User Sarah Kanowski got such a map from her folks, expert lightning shoppers.
I’ve finally convinced my parents to let me get their fruit & vege & my dad has now sent me this floor plan of the… https://t.co/H5pVGjoZGk— Sarah Kanowski (@Sarah Kanowski)1585982580.0
Here is the full map:
The map has every location that Sarah needed to hit, complete with arrows and labels.
The arrows are meant to indicate the quickest plan of attack.
@SarahKanowski I know someone who's nan writes the shopping list in the order you find it in store...— gemma purves (@gemma purves)1585994993.0
@SarahKanowski This is boredom and pretty cute. 🤣— Nasty's Not #DyingForTheDow (@Nasty's Not #DyingForTheDow)1586068467.0
@SarahKanowski My Dad’s list: (the first challenge is the handwriting) https://t.co/w1qdZJuTzL— The Cathy Wilcox (@The Cathy Wilcox)1586000289.0
@SarahKanowski I love this so much, it's like Mission Impossible, you now have the schematics and now you no longer… https://t.co/HOCvb0y4gq— Alicia Schmiede (@Alicia Schmiede)1585997681.0
@SarahKanowski The arrows got me good! Like he’s telling you there’s only one route to get the fruit and veg. Don’t… https://t.co/jGBnqs20YL— Petters (@Petters)1585986806.0
The good thing about this map?
It doesn't waste any time whatsoever.
@SarahKanowski Obviously a get in out out quickly plan. Like a heist movie.— Garry McKenzie (@Garry McKenzie)1585984016.0
@SarahKanowski Did you find everything? They are known the change it around. I’ve spent a lot of time recently raci… https://t.co/kBMybr8kQV— Rebecca Armstrong (@Rebecca Armstrong)1586001929.0
@SarahKanowski If this is from memory someone needs to get @NASA on the blower.— Robert Lukins (@Robert Lukins)1585983102.0
@SarahKanowski I’m not sure about custard apple— Steven Schubert (@Steven Schubert)1586002406.0
@SarahKanowski “Pay” 🙄— Kate (@Kate)1585993428.0
According to Sarah...
@TheToasterBoy ‘Assume stupidity’ is his mantra— Sarah Kanowski (@Sarah Kanowski)1585993693.0
..."Assume stupidity" is her dad's mantra.
Not only that, but this grocery list has constant updates.
@senorschubert https://t.co/wBNTJ1d4wx— Sarah Kanowski (@Sarah Kanowski)1586004847.0
Oh, our parents.
@SarahKanowski His confidence in the location of the paw paw is fascinating, given that oranges have a question mar… https://t.co/Q3uBcnf9DB— TheMonkMan (@TheMonkMan)1585992550.0
@SarahKanowski Only someone who loves you would go to this trouble ❤️— Dea Clark (@Dea Clark)1585992089.0
@SarahKanowski My friend's Dad gave her one too (it was 4 pages)! All over the land, Dads are relinquishing control… https://t.co/OLlvh6soK6— Alice Robinson (@Alice Robinson)1585988586.0
@SarahKanowski I was at my parents today to help out and go shopping for them and my mother distracted me while my… https://t.co/grhQMGoVwD— Lizzie Knight (@Lizzie Knight)1585990708.0
We will all get through this together, but in the meantime, at least our parents are still drawing us maps to help us find our way.
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