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Weekly Shopping and Menu 12-20

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Want to see what a family of 3 eats for $60 a week? Check back every Sunday for a new week of shopping and menus! Week of: 12/20/15. www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

Yay, it’s almost Christmas! I finished up my shopping, both for gifts and groceries, so I think we’re all set for the week! I’m going to start making a special Christmas breakfast every year, so that’s been included here this week. Let’s see what I got!


Want to see what a family of 3 eats for $60 a week? Check back every Sunday for a new week of shopping and menus! Week of: 12/20/15. www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

Meijer

Purex Crystals: $3.69
Washing soda: $3.99. Using both of the above to make more laundry detergent!
2 Sabra pretzel/hummus snacks: $1.00 each
Granola: $2.44. Both of the above were impulse buys.
Lentils: $1.39
Ground turkey: $1.79
Frozen broccoli: $1.67
Frozen stir fry veggies: $1.67

Total: $11.03. This was after a 5% off mPerks coupon plus a $7.00 off reward I received from my last purchase!


Want to see what a family of 3 eats for $60 a week? Check back every Sunday for a new week of shopping and menus! Week of: 12/20/15. www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

Aldi

All purpose flour: $1.36
White sugar: $1.79
4 cans diced tomatoes: $.55 each
Kidney beans: $.59
Canned mushrooms: $.59
3 blocks cream cheese: $.89 each
Cauliflower: $1.79
Hawaiian rolls: $1.69
Bread: $1.79
Eggs: $1.98
Squash: $1.79
Sweet potatoes: $.99
Velveeta: $3.99
Pepperoni: $2.19
Brown sugar: $1.09
Strawberry preserves: $1.79
Milk: $1.99
Whole milk (Not pictured: $2.49
Parmesan cheese: $2.49
Cinnamon: $.99
Fruit cups: $1.69

Total: $37.94. Not included in the above is canned pumpkin, which I’ll buy later since Aldi was out.
Weekly total: $48.97


 Menu

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

Sides: Squash, fruit cups, cornbread, canned vegetables

Dinner

Gnocchi mac and cheese* (Purchased gnocchi last week)
Rice and beans*
Lentil sweet potato chili
Crockpot cheeseburgers
Homemade pizza
Christmas at my parents’ house
Leftovers

Breakfast

Sausage patties*
Cereal*
Pumpkin cream cheese French toast for Christmas

Allison’s breakfast and lunch

Breakfast: Banana muffins*, Cheerios
Lunch: Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, block cheese*

Do you have a special Christmas menu this week? Share with us in the comments!

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