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Weekly Shopping and Menu 8-8-16

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We're eating for only $30 a week for a (hopefully) short period of time! Want to see how? Check back every Monday for a new shopping list and menu! Week of: 8-8-16. www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

I am SO excited right now. In case you missed it, John started his new job last week! I’m so happy to be back to a regular schedule. Now that we have an income again, we’ll be raising our grocery budget in the next week or two. Next Monday I will definitely have an update on that! It’ll be nice to be able to start stocking my pantry and freezer again.

Somehow I was over budget last week, so I had a couple dollars less to work with. It all worked out because the things I wanted to buy at Kroger were sold out, and then I forgot to buy blueberries to make muffins for a friend (oops), so we’re actually under budget this week. Having a date night also helps! Here’s what I bought this week.


We're eating for only $30 a week for a (hopefully) short period of time! Want to see how? Check back every Monday for a new shopping list and menu! Week of: 8-8-16. www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

Aldi

Tortillas: $1.39
Hummus: $1.99
Cream cheese: $1.29
Grapes: $1.58
Bananas: $2.02
Diced tomatoes: $.55
Sour cream: $.99
Sweet potatoes: $1.69
Zucchini: $1.59
Almond milk: $2.29
Bouillon cubes: $1.69
Kidney beans: $.59
Deli ham: $2.49

Total: $20.15


We're eating for only $30 a week for a (hopefully) short period of time! Want to see how? Check back every Monday for a new shopping list and menu! Week of: 8-8-16. www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

Meijer

2 bags frozen vegetables: $1.00 each
Pretzels: $1.00
Snack bags: Free after a print-out coupon I got from Meijer last week

Total: $3.00


We're eating for only $30 a week for a (hopefully) short period of time! Want to see how? Check back every Monday for a new shopping list and menu! Week of: 8-8-16. www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

Sam’s Club

String cheese: $8.48
Tissues: $11.48

Total: FREE thanks to a gift card from Swagbucks
Weekly Total: $23.15


 Menu

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

Dinner

Almond butter* and honey* sandwiches (Bought bread at the outlet store, used cash)
Lentil* sweet potato chili, grapes
Ground beef rice casserole* (Meat and rice and pantry), frozen broccoli
Date night- Going to see Jim Gaffigan!
Chicken chimichangas* (Chicken in freezer), sweet potatoes
Pancakes, eggs
Leftovers
Ham and cheese calzones (Making pizza dough), zucchini rice– Bringing to a friend

Breakfast

Zucchini bread oatmeal bars

Allison’s Breakfast and Lunch

Breakfast: Zucchini bread oatmeal bars
Lunch: String cheese, pretzels, hummus, banana

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

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