Weekly Grocery Budget and Menu

Lots of ladies have really neat sites on how to save money on groceries, like here and here and here to name only three.  They save a LOT.  I don’t come close, but do try to maintain a weekly budget of $90-$120 for groceries, usually spending toward the higher end but often enough at the lower end.  When I want to be killer frugal, I spend about $90 for our family of five.  This number includes food, toiletries, paper & cleaning products.

We love to eat.  And we’re not picky.  Here’s what on our menu this week:

Breakfasts: Pancakes, waffles, oat cereal, eggs, bread

Lunches: Leftovers, mac-n-cheese, pbj, yogurts, fruits, veggies, cheeses and crackers

Dinners: Grilled Asian Chicken Thighs (with a plum/soy sauce) with broccoli slaw, Sausage & peppers (from garden) with pasta and salad, Crab salad sandwiches with pickles and corn, Italian hot dogs with potatoes, peppers, and onions and spinach salad, and a veggie chili (from the freezer) with spinach and bacon salad

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About Michele

Michele, wife of 18 years to Robert (affectionately known as The Excellent Husband), and mother of three wonderful children, desires to encourage women to recognize their worth that is far above rubies. She serves her Savior, homeschools, gardens, spends time outdoors, cooks and bakes from scratch, knits, sews, and enjoys anything related to family. And now she carries around a little book in her pocket where she scratches notes on what to blog about.

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