Week #22 $50 Weekly Menu for 4-6 ppl

Week #22 $50 Weekly Menu for 4-6 ppl
Week #22 $50 Weekly Menu for 4-6 ppl


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Week #22 Grocery Notes: So far this month, the menu budget has come in Way below our $50 per week budget. In week #19 we spent $12 and in week #20 we spent $23 which left us with $65 of Extra cash to put towards this weeks budget, (total breakdown and grocery list below!)

May 30th– June 5th – Happy Memorial Day !!

Monday May 30th:

* Breakfast: Yogurt Berry Parfaits
* Lunch:Grilled Hot Dogs, Potato Salad
* Dinner: BBQ Chicken, Macaroni Salad

Tuesday May 31st

* Breakfast: Cereal (Special K with Berries)
* Lunch:Southerner’s Egg Salad Wraps
* Dinner: Bubble & Squeak

Wednesday June 1st:

* Breakfast: Egg Scramble Wraps (Cheese, eggs, diced onions/green peppers)
* Lunch:Sliced Fresh Tomatoes from the Garden, Cucumber Sandwiches
* Dinner: Grilled Spareribs, Potato Salad

Thursday June 2nd:

* Breakfast: Yogurt Berry Parfaits
* Lunch:Garden Salad, Hard boiled egg slices & Sprinkle of Shredded Cheese
* Dinner: Lemon Pepper Grilled Bass, Italian Marinated Summer Squash (also grilled)

Friday June 3rd:

* Breakfast: Cereal (Special K w/ berries- got it for $1 a box at Walmart!)
* Lunch:Macaroni Salad, fresh sliced garden tomatoes
* Dinner: Fully Loaded Pizza (Homemade) (Our loaded pizza consists of onions, peppers, jalapenos and whatever meats available- pepperoni, sausage, bbq chicken, etc)

Saturday June 4th:

* Breakfast: Berry Yogurt Smoothies (Kids Choice- Blueberries, Blackberries, Raspberries, Bananas)
* Lunch:Tropical Mango Egg Salad Sandwiches
* Dinner: Beef Kebabs, sweet potato fries

Sunday June 5th:

* Breakfast: Poached eggs on toast
* Lunch:Garden Salad
* Dinner: Italian Spinach Pie & Garlic Parmesan Swirls

Various Snacks & Dessert Items:

* French Onion Dip & Chips, Carrot Sticks
* Sorbet
* Granny Smith Apples & Almond Walnut Dip
* Angel Food Cake w/ Fresh Berries
* Hard Boiled Eggs
* Fresh Fruit- banana’s, apples, pears, berries

Drinks included:

* Iced Tea or herbal teas
* Coffee
* Lemonade
* Copycat Gatorade

A few things I’d like to share : This week we spent a grand total of $90- however, as I mentioned above, we are still well below our $200 a month budget based on previous weeks savings.

Week #19= Spent $12 = $38 saved for another week
Week #20- Spent $23 = $27 saved for another week
week #21- spent $41 = $9 saved for another week
Total of $74 still available + this weeks $50 = $124.

Week #22 – spent $90.26 = $33.74 Surplus STILL!

Here’s our (not so short! list o’ groceries):

  • 2 gal milk
  • 2 loaves wheat bread
  • Banana’s 8 lbs
  • 10 #’s Ground Turkey
  • 5 lbs Frozen Hamburgers
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Cabbage
  • Flour, Sugar
  • Frozen Corn, Peas, Broccoli
  • 5 lbs Blueberries
  • 3 lbs Raspberries
  • 3 lbs Blackberries
  • 3 cans tuna
  • 5 boxes Elbow Macaroni
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Case Ramen Noodles
  • 3 boxes Crackers
  • Special K Cereal (5 boxes)
  • Rice Krispies (2 boxes)
  • Granny Smith Apples
  • Seedless Watermelon
  • Fresh Spinach
  • Cashews
  • Peanuts
  • Cream Cheese
  • Sour Cream
  • mango
  • red potatoes
  • carrots
  • Lemon Juice
  • Shredded Cheddar & Mozzarella Cheeses

(I know I’m forgetting a couple of things here!)

From the Garden:

  • Green Peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Summer Squash
  • Cucumbers

So next week, I will be making another large meat purchase to restock the freezers. Check out how one member took our advice and stocked her freezer!


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Filled with an insatiable wanderlust to see the world, I've dedicated most of my life to saving money where I can so I can afford to see and do the things I want. I dug our family out of debt by reducing our grocery expense to less than $300 a month. You can too!

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