Budgeting and Meal Planning 10/17-10/24
Updated: Oct 28
This week's meal plan:
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
+ 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):
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
Total for month: 762.20, Average per week: 190.55