The grocery (food only) budget for our household of two trying to be health conscious adults, one senior citizen who sometimes forgets he has eaten and eats again and a weekly Uncle visit is $500.00
July 26 Stop and Shop $63.35 You can read about that visit HERE It was a big organic meat trip.
July 27 Big Y $58.84 Another big meat shop (grass fed and organic again!) all meat was deep discounted, and I also used a gold coin to get A huge 32 ounce bag of shredded mozz for $4.99. 4 individual bags of smoked almonds for DH discounted to .49 each, 2 petite filets, large top round steak, two pounds of 90% ground beef and three pounds of shrimp!
July 29 Target Gallon of Milk, 4 Starbucks iced coffee black, 2 Chameleon 32 ounce concentrated iced coffee. $22.00 after shopping card app and using Target card. I always go to the courtesy desk on my way out to pay off the bill.
July 30 Farmers Market $16.00
July 30 Ct Fresh Food and Produce Market $40.81 bunch of celery, two Marie's dressings, head of iceburg, pound of mushrooms, Huge piece of provolone, pound of Feta, 3 lbs of 85% ground beef on clearance for $4.40, .88 lbs of red peppers and .54 lbs of yellow peppers.
August 1 BJ's Wholesale $57. 59 6 pack of canned black olives, 6 pack green olives, large twin pack land o lakes spreadable olive oil/butter, 2 pounds of tomatoes, 5 dozen eggs, iceburg lettuce and an 8.34 pound pork loin. This was divided into 4 portions and 3 were frozen.
August 6 Farmers Market $19.50
August 6 Ct Fresh Food and Produce Market $19.19 a pound of each locally produced (Liuzzi) Romano and Parmesan. 10 ounces of mushrooms, .47 lb of Red peppers and a bottle of Marie's Ranch dressing.
August 13th Farmers Market $1
August 18th $8.59 Big Y for 6 lbs of cabbage, 4 lbs of peppers and lots of bananas for Gpa P
$287.68!!!!!! That's it. WAY under budget. Perhaps I should have crazy work events more often? Forces me to use what we have.