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$75 Weekly Shopping and Menu 10-24-16

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Want to see what a family of 3 eats for $75 a week? Check back every Monday for a full grocery list and menu! Week of: 10-24-16. www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

I had another interesting week where I had a grand plan and everything went wrong. =) That tends to happen a lot with my grocery trips! I had planned on buying a lot more, because Meijer had some things on a Buy 5, Save $5 sale, but the small bags of Lil’ Smokies weren’t on the list when I thought they were, so I put a bunch of things back, including bleach and toilet cleaner. I’ll have to look for another sale this week. Because I didn’t buy everything I had planned, we’re now like $12.00 under budget, so that gives us extra money to buy things that we missed!

Also, sorry about some of the blurry pictures. Coming home from Aldi, I saw a house fire like 5 houses down from ours, and I guess the adrenaline prevented me from taking good pictures! Everyone’s okay and the fire was being taken care of when I drove past. Here’s what I bought this week:


Want to see what a family of 3 eats for $75 a week? Check back every Monday for a full grocery list and menu! Week of: 10-24-16. www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

Want to see what a family of 3 eats for $75 a week? Check back every Monday for a full grocery list and menu! Week of: 10-24-16. www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

Aldi

Apples: $1.69
Yellow potatoes: $2.49
Bouillon cubes: $1.59
Carrots: $1.29
Celery: $1.29
2 heads cauliflower: $.99 each
Bananas: $2.05
Broccoli: $1.29
Mini bagels: $1.99
Baking soda: $.49
Hot dog buns: $.35
Greek yogurt: $3.49
Ground turkey: $1.89
Diced tomatoes: $.49
BBQ sauce: $.99
Raisins: $2.89
Cereal: $1.19
Green peppers: $1.49
Shredded Parmesan: $1.69
Eggs: $.99
Half & half: $1.89
Oats: $2.39
Sweet potatoes: $1.99
Milk: $1.69

Total: $39.72


Want to see what a family of 3 eats for $75 a week? Check back every Monday for a full grocery list and menu! Week of: 10-24-16. www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

Meijer

Red onion: $1.09
Vinegar: $2.69
Bolthouse Farm salad dressing: $2.79
Apple cider vinegar: $2.89
Parchment paper: $2.99
Yellow onion: $.96
4 bags Halloween candy: $2.99 each

  • Used 2 $1.00/2 coupons found on the bags
  • Total cost: $2.49 each

Lil smokies: $4.99 (For Allison’s party)

Total: $23.54 after a $5.00 reward I got last week
Weekly Total: $63.26


 Menu

Lunch is always leftovers. Items marked with an asterisk (*) were purchased in previous weeks.

Dinner
Cauliflower cheese soup, homemade dinner rolls
Pasta* with cauliflower Alfredo sauce, dinner rolls
Hot dogs*, broccoli salad, chips*
Caesar chicken* sandwiches, roasted potatoes
Taco stuffed sweet potatoes (Ground turkey with taco seasoning, black beans*)
Slow cooker Hawaiian chicken* (Already have chicken and pineapple), rice, frozen broccoli*
Leftovers

Breakfast
Hard boiled eggs
Mini bagels with sausage patties* and sliced cheese*
Cereal

What’s on your menu this week? Share below in the comments!

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