Last week I was a bit lazy and didn’t make any bread. Oops! Otherwise, I think we did a really good job on the challenge. My hubby usually does most of the grocery shopping since it’s easy for him to drop in at the store on his way home from work, and he did a pretty good job of getting only what we needed. We did get a few extra treats, but we have a small budget set aside for treats each month (I think $15.)
Last week pretty much all we got was milk (twice), bread (4 loaves, since we’ve been going through it quickly), and fruit and veggies. We also had to buy a big bag of rice since we ran out, so that was $17 alone.
All in all, we spent $46.90 last week. Over the course of the challenge (from January 12 to February 14) we spent $196.30. Rounded up a bit that’s just over $40 a week. Not bad! We’ll have to do some big shopping soon to replace staples, but I’m very pleased with how this went.
Even though the challenge is over, here’s our meal plan for the week:
M- Roast with carrots and potatoes
W- Shrimp alfredo
F- fish and chips
S- chicken strips/nuggets
Su- meatball subs