Even allowing that February is a short month, the food totals so far are: $ 231.07 for groceries and $80.17 for eating out. I haven’t really been trying very hard to reduce eating out as the monthly totals have easily been less than the Food Stamp Allotment, even w/ me going through the dollar menu at McDonald’s and the drive through at Starbucks WAY more regularly than is comfortable to mention.
So, I’m going to up the ante, make things a wee bit more challenging.
Any animal products I buy from now on will be organic/range free or I will confess it to you here on-line. Here is the grocery shop from today, $86.72 worth, with some organic meat, organic milk, range free eggs.
Lotta yogurt there for some reason….
Menus for the week:
Monday: Canned Ravioli (it was a weak moment) and fresh watermelon
Tuesday: Chicken and noodles, steamed green beans (this is son #2’s favorite dish)
Thursday: Egg Drop Soup (using the last of the Ramen noodles) and fresh fruit
Friday: Stuffed baked potatoes (request from middle son) w/ cheese and broccoli and Mac n Cheese (just to get rid of it.)
Saturday: spaghetti and meatballs, steamed broccoli
Sunday: homemade pepperoni pizza