Week 1 – What We are Eating this Week and How Much We Spent on Groceries

I spent a lot on groceries this week, $199.25 to be exact. Ouch right? But we had two special occasions. One, my son’s 20th birthday and two, New Year’s Eve so I didn’t mind spending a little more. The most expensive thing I purchased was a 70 ct bag of frozen pre-cooked shrimp on saleContinue reading “Week 1 – What We are Eating this Week and How Much We Spent on Groceries”

What We are Eating this Week and How Much We Spent on Groceries Dec 12 -Dec 18

A little less was spent on groceries this week. So far our total is $123.05 down about $20 from last week and honestly I feel like we got more for our money. The most expensive of the items purchased by far was the 3 lbs of ground beef at about $15. The store I shopContinue reading “What We are Eating this Week and How Much We Spent on Groceries Dec 12 -Dec 18”

What We are Eating this Week and How Much We Spent on Groceries

Wow have groceries gone up in price, right? Definitely makes me wish I had preserved more of our harvest this year. Sunday is my shopping day and after I prep so I can get a head start on the week. Total this week I spent for groceries barring anything unforeseen is $143.21. The most expensiveContinue reading “What We are Eating this Week and How Much We Spent on Groceries”

Food Costs and What We Ate Last Week-July Week 1

Have you ever noticed that food seems to be the biggest monthly expense? It adds up quickly doesn’t it? Part of my goal is to bring our food bills down which will give us more money to do the things we want to do and also re-route some of that money to pay off debt.Continue reading “Food Costs and What We Ate Last Week-July Week 1”

Dinner Ideas

I have been so frustrated with cooking lately because I feel like I get no help doing it. I don’t bother asking what anyone wants anymore because I get the same answers, either “I don’t know” or hot dogs. In fact I was so frustrated the other day that I took a notepad and wroteContinue reading “Dinner Ideas”

Meal Prep Week 1 of 4

With the shut down of NY from COVID-19 I have been laid off from my job at the law office. But if you know me at all a little thing like being laid off is not going to slow me down from earning the money we need to survive AND still getting our debt paidContinue reading “Meal Prep Week 1 of 4”

Week 10 of 80 – Not Impressed With Our Debt – October Dinners – Meal Planning

October is already 7 days in, but here is what I am planning for dinner for the rest of October. Oct 7th                            Oct 8th                   Oct 9th        Oct 10th       Continue reading “Week 10 of 80 – Not Impressed With Our Debt – October Dinners – Meal Planning”

Week 7 of 80 – Not Impressed With Our Debt – September Dinners – Meal Planning

Already in September life in the bakery department has been brutal. Two huge weddings and one to go next week and an unexpected order for 50 cookie cakes this week have put me way behind in my personal life. However, I am still plugging away at our debt! The thing that gets us into troubleContinue reading “Week 7 of 80 – Not Impressed With Our Debt – September Dinners – Meal Planning”

What’s For Dinner Week #5

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for our household. I have been sick for most of it with a nasty cold/virus that made me miss 3 days of work, my mom was supposed to have surgery last week on her shoulder and after waiting for hours at her scheduled time of surgery they endedContinue reading “What’s For Dinner Week #5”

What’s for Dinner Week #4

Sorry this is a day late! I was under the weather all last week and I am just getting caught back up. Here are the dinner suggestions for week #4. What’s for Dinner Week #4 Chicken Kiev Ingredients: Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts Salt and Pepper Cold Butter Chives and Parsley, Dried or Fresh Bread CrumbsContinue reading “What’s for Dinner Week #4”

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