Thursday, October 28, 2010
Things have been a little tight financially around here lately and may not let up for a while. So I've had to learn how to be more frugal, separate wants from needs, and ugh make a grocery budget. I have had a grocery budget all along, however, some cutting was necessary and now we're down to the bare minimum. I've NEVER been good at this. EVER! But lately, I'm getting such a kick out of how inexpensively I can feed my family. I do the shopping every 2 weeks and this week is grocery week. I spent over an hour researching the sale ads via the internet, making a meal plan that is coordinated with sale items, etc. This trip needed to be even less expensive if possible. I withdrew from our account $40 less than my actual budget. 2 hours, 3 grocery stores, and $160 later---2 weeks worth of supplies sitting on my kitchen floor waiting to be put away. YAY!!! I do have one question though---why does strawberry jelly in a 32 oz jar cost $1 more than the grape???????
Posted by Wendy Williams at 2:55 PM