• dawnelle

Budgeting and Meal Planning 10/17-10/24

Updated: Oct 28

This week's meal plan:

Sat: fend

Sun: leftovers (ate out for lunch)

Mon: chicken and rice bake, apples, veggies

Tues: crunch beef tacos, steamed broccoli

Wed: beef stew, homemade bread

Thurs: halibut, rice pilaf, roasted veggies

Fri: leftovers

+ breakfasts: breakfast cookies, eggs, cereal, smoothies

+ lunches: pita/hummus, Egg/potato/bacon hash, sausage with cabbage, chicken nuggets, fresh fruit and veggies, pbj sandwiches, tuna.

+Food prep this weekend included: breakfast cookies

LAST week's meal plan: I stuck to my plan last week except for Sunday after church, I took 4 of the kids (the youngest 4) out to eat.

This week's grocery spending notes (Oct 17-24):

Costco: 69.62

Included two rotisserie chickens (can't beat 4.99) to use in meals this week.

Fred Meyer 113.48

Organic milk was on sale this week for 1.99, I bought 3. Honey nut cheerios were 1.49 after coupon, also a good stock up price for this area.

Farm meat buy: 390.00

I bought 60lbs. of good-quality ground beef, at 6.50/lb, from a farmer (who is friends with my brother's family). I spent $390 on this beef and it should last 25-30 weeks, using 2-3 lbs/week.

This week's numbers:

This week Costco: 69.62

This week Fred Meyer: 113.48

Farm buy: 390.00

This month so far:

Week 1: 61.74

Week 2: 311.53

Week 3: 573.10

Week 4: TBD

Week 5: TBD

Average per week, for the month: TBD

Previous numbers:


Total for month: 762.20, Average per week: 190.55



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