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Weekly Shopping and Menu 5/3

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThis was another great Aldi week! There weren’t many great deals at Meijer, and I had to get some extra stuff for extra meals, so Aldi was my best bet.




Bananas, 4.98 pounds at $.38/lb: $1.90
Cheddar cheese soup: $1.69
Cake mix: $1.25
Sprinkles: $1.25
(Not pictured) 2 pounds of strawberries: $1.33 each

Total: $8.76




Frozen hashbrowns: $1.89
2 rolls of sausage: $1.99 each
3 rolls of ground turkey: $1.89 each
Cereal: $1.69
Fresh mushrooms: $1.29
Whipped cream: $.89
Canned biscuits: $1.09
2 packages taco seasoning: $.35 each
Hummus: $1.99
Romaine hearts: $1.99
Tortillas: $1.49
Pudding mix: $.49
Generic Velveeta: $3.99
2 cans of corn: $.49 each
4 cans diced tomatoes: $.55 each
2 cans stewed tomatoes: $.59 each
3 dozen eggs: $.89 each- Amazing deal!
Deli turkey: $2.49
Sloppy joe sauce: $.79
Crushed tomatoes: $.95
Green bell peppers: $1.29
2 cans kidney beans: $.59 each
Tomato paste: $.39
3 pounds of apples: $2.99
2 gallons of milk: $1.89 each

Total: $48.00
Weekly total: $56.76

Weekly menu


Italian chicken: This was supposed to be last week, but got switched around for something else.
Spicy cheese soup: Doubling the recipe because I’m bringing half to some friends who just had a baby!
Sloppy joe supper
Italian sausage and pasta
Biscuits and gravy with scrambled eggs
Dinner out for John’s birthday!


Breakfast casserole
Banana peanut butter oatmeal

I’m also trying slow cooker applesauce for the first time!

Do you have anything great on your menu this week? Share with us below!


Tirralan @ Tinseltown Mom

Monday 4th of May 2015

I love all these great shopping tips that you post. I'm glad I found your blog!


Tuesday 5th of May 2015

Thank you, I appreciate that!


Monday 4th of May 2015

This is amazing, I love planning ahead and budgeting my meals for the week! Thank you for sharing...I invite you to please come share this and link up with me, starting tomorrow at 6p! Others will love this! Have a wonderful week! xx Ashleigh @SimplyWright


Tuesday 5th of May 2015

Thanks! I'll go check it out!


Monday 4th of May 2015

You always get the best deals! I really need to put more effort into meal planning and deal shopping!


Tuesday 5th of May 2015

Thanks! I appreciate that.

Aliza B

Monday 4th of May 2015

It looks like you got some great deals! I need to plan my menu before I got shopping. I think that would save a bunch of money. Thanks for sharing.


Tuesday 5th of May 2015

Definitely! Check back next week for a post on how to meal plan!


Monday 4th of May 2015

I love this! SO neat to see how you break it all down with what you buy and then the meals that go along with it.


Tuesday 5th of May 2015

Thank you! It's like therapy for me; I wasn't sure if anyone would find this interesting, but it looks like it's helping!

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