Every time I try to maintain a regular posting schedule I seem to fall off the blog wagon! We’ve actually been sticking to our weekly grocery budget, but its been a rough few days/weeks for me what with the insane shifts in weather and barometric pressure, so posting and photographing haven’t been a realistic possibility.… Continue reading Weekly Grocery Update…or not. A frugal guide to non-cooking.
Well friends, I did not meet my $15 grocery budget goal. Unfortunately I went over by quite a bit and spent $24.33. Luckily I didn’t spend anything the week before so I should still meet my first month pantry rotation goal of $60 total. I’ll keep you posted! Here’s what I bought: 1 bag tortilla chips, 1… Continue reading Weekly Grocery Update: What I Spent, Bought, & Ate (2.3.2016)
Last week I spent $400 on groceries. That’s kind of a joke because as some of you know I just did a huge bulk shopping trip, so I’m currently in month one of my pantry rotation plan. After a major bulk trip I keep my weekly grocery costs razor thin, shooting for $15 as a… Continue reading Weekly Grocery Update: What I Spent, Bought, & Ate (1.27.2016)
Last week I spent $42.78 on groceries. I stocked up on pantry staples, fresh produce, and cashed in on some great sales. Here’s what I bought for our family of 2 in New York City: 1 crate clementines, 1 dozen eggs, 2 lb. oats, 1 plain yogurt, 2 lb. cornmeal, 2 packs instant yeast, 1… Continue reading Weekly Grocery Update: What I Spent, Bought, & Ate (12.24.2015)
Last week I spent a grand total of $19.25 on groceries for our family of two in New York City. That’s the power of the pantry my friends! Here’s what I bought: grapes, popcorn, eggs, half and half, tofu, frozen snap peas, frozen green beans, frozen garden peas, frozen mixed veggies, frozen broccoli We ate eggs and fruit… Continue reading Weekly Grocery Update: What I Bought, Spent, & Ate (12.17.15)
My shopping bill varies between $25 and $50 a week for two adults (in NYC). I supplement my weekly shopping with food from my pantry and freezer, which I stock during sales and bulk shopping trips. When you add up all of our food expenses (including the bulk trips) and divide by 12 our family… Continue reading Weekly Grocery Update: What I Bought, Spent, & Ate