She grew up during the Depression, with 12 brothers and 2 sisters. She likes to shop sales, and will go to several different stores to take advantage of sales. She does not listen to the fact that she is wasting gas $$ which obliterates her sales savings. We have 2 refrigerator/freezers and one full length freezer, all full. There are only 3 of us: my parents and me. My father used to have a big appetite, but he is on medicine that kills his appetite. Mom still shops as if we 5 are still living here. My sister has severe food allergies, so she can't eat anything Mom makes. My brother (who lives overseas) has gone the healthy route and has a different food lifestyle than Mom does. My bitch is that I always have to unpack the groceries when she shops. I take stuff downstairs and try to 'make room' for everything. I also cook on the weekends, which includes cleaning out the fridge and throwing stuff that has spoiled because she hasn't used it up. any suggestions? thanks!