It’s week 3 of this month’s grocery experiment and we’ve almost hit our budget max…oops! This shopping experiment has taught me that I really like to buy foods that make a yummy dinner, regardless of what I already have in the pantry. I have food in the pantry and freezer that we could use and make something with, it just might not be the most delicious
I have to start this post off with a shout out to my friend, Connie, who price matched her grocery items and saved $30!!!! That is just awesome. If she price matches and saves even $25 each week, that’s $100 a month she’s saving! Awesome job Connie! I can’t wait to talk to her about it. It’s week 2 of September and I’m not grocery
Since this is a new month, I wanted to continue my grocery experiment, but have a clean slate for the budget. I love the beginning of the month…no expenses are on the budget. We completely blew our budget last month on just about everything, but that was officially the last month we could afford to do that. This marks our first month without my income.
Last week I did an experiment with my groceries and recipes. I got the idea from one of my favorite blogs I started following, Blissful and Domestic. She is very similar to me regarding finances, but her blog is crazy cool and organized. (Side note: She’s asked me to be a guest on her blog at the end of September, so look out for that). Anyway,
Updated 8/20 below in red! I was preparing for my usual grocery run when I came across a great blog about money saving (and tons more) here and I thought I would use her format for grocery shopping/meal planning. It is well organized and neat! I also can share it with you guys each week if I do it this way. My only concern was
We are often asked how we save on groceries, so I thought I’d make it this week’s Monday’s Money Saving Tip! A few things to note before I list the tips. We usually shop once a week. We don’t include diapers in our grocery budget. Everything else is grocery though (paper towels, toilet paper, vitamins, laundry detergent, trash/plastic baggies, etc…). We’re a family of THREE!