We spend about 500 a month on grocery items(not diapers , wipes ect.) family of four but one is only 6 months so she does not eat much!
I have no idea how to lower it because we do not get anything we dont eat!
We get lunchmeat, bread and mayonaise or mustard for work lunches
we only drink water so we get bottled water or propel
other items we get weekly are yougurt, milk, cheese, chicken (the bag kind-we eat this every day for lunch so cant do away with this) peanut butter, eggs, cereal, and probably 100.00 worth of vegetables a month (love veggies!)
we do not buy chips, ice cream, cookies ect. the only luxury items we buy is a candy bar once a week and those fiber bars for work lunches.
i pretty much cook the same thing daily--bfast is bacon or pancakes or waffles, lunch is always chicken and veggies or sandwiches and dinner is almost always fish (salmon or tilapia ) and veggies.
i tried cooking casseroles but it just cost too much!
i have tried and tried but i just cannot spend less than 500 . if i skip on something i end up driving back over there to get it.
any ideas, help?
Asked by Anonymous at 2:17 PM on Apr. 13, 2011 in Food & Drink
Answer by twinsplus2more at 2:20 PM on Apr. 13, 2011
Answer by momindiana at 2:22 PM on Apr. 13, 2011
Answer by mrs.coop at 2:23 PM on Apr. 13, 2011
Price check on everything you can and buy the cheapest ones. Stop buying bottled water is a good money saver. Fish is expensive. Truthfully I would have to go shopping with you to see what you buy.
Answer by louise2 at 2:24 PM on Apr. 13, 2011
Answer by spagirl0426 at 2:25 PM on Apr. 13, 2011
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Answer by hotelmom123 at 2:36 PM on Apr. 13, 2011
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Answer by Anonymous at 4:05 PM on Apr. 13, 2011
Answer by QandA at 8:47 PM on Apr. 13, 2011
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