Grocery budget motivation #2

grocery, grocery budget, grocery motivation
How is everyone’s 2013 grocery budget holding up?  Brian and I haven’t made any changes to our grocery budget this year.  We are still spending $200 a month for the two of us, usually split up into $100 for the first half of the month and $100 for the second half.  This pays for all of our breakfasts, lunches and dinners, fruit and snacks.  Here’s how a recent $100 broke down: Photo...

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My weekly meals #3

It can be hard to imagine what eating on $100 a month is like.  So, similar to our grocery motivation posts, I’m going to occasionally post a journal of what Brian and I ate that week, along with approximate costs.  The costs are only approximate because I don’t always remember how much I money I paid for meat or bulk vegetables for example.  But I’ll try to use a cost that reflects...

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What can you get for $10?

What can you get, deli ham, ham sandwich, survival until pay day
It’s approaching the 15th of the month – that means that Brian and I are on our last $10 of grocery money. *cue ominous music*  Impending disaster, right?  Ramen and Kraft macaroni and cheese for all?   Photo Credit: Original photo by Accidental Hedonist via Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/accidentalhedonist/4959928258/   Wrong! You can actually get a lot for $10.  Mind...

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My weekly meals #2

weekly meals, food budget, price of food
It can be hard to imagine what eating on $100 a month is like. So, similar to our “grocery motivation” posts, I’m going to occasionally post a journal of what Brian and I ate that week, along with approximate costs. The costs are only approximate because I don’t always remember how much I money I paid for meat or bulk vegetables for example. But I’ll try to use a cost...

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Posted in: Food and Grocery
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