• Week #18 $50 Weekly Menu for 4-6 ppl

    Week 18 Grocery Notes: Last week we spent $61- which leaves me with a $39 budget for groceries this week. However, if you saw last weeks post, you'll note that our freezer is quite full of various cuts of meat.
    For $34, I bought: Pkg of 3 Romaine Hearts lettuce, tomatoes on the vine, 2 green peppers, cauliflower, fresh broccoli heads, milk, Cantaloupe, 3 cukes, grapefruit, fresh whole zucchini, 5# flour, 5# sugar, 10 ears corn on the cob, coffee. Not alot of groceries for only $34- but the price of coffee has gone up & I'm not the kind of person you'd like to be around without a few mugs of coffee each day. The zucchini, cantaloupe and grapefruit are in season, making them considerably cheaper this time of year.

    May 2nd- May 8th- Mothers Day!

    Monday May 2nd:

    * Breakfast: Cut Cantaloupe & Strawberries
    * Lunch :
    Grilled Cheese with Sliced tomatoes
    * Dinner: Montreal Grilled Chicken, Steamed Green Beans, grilled Potatoes

    Tuesday
    May 3rd:

    * Breakfast: Scrambled Egg/ Cheese/ Bacon Wraps
    * Lunch :
    Salad w/ Chopped Hard Boiled Eggs, Leftover grilled chicken chunks & bacon
    * Dinner:
    Grilled Lemon Pepper Pork Chops, Asparagus Spears in Garlic Butter, Salad

    Wednesday May 4 th:

    * Breakfast: Poached eggs on Toast
    * Lunch :
    Salad, Tuna Sandwich
    * Dinner:
    Catfish Stew, Cornbread


    Thursday May 5th:

    * Breakfast: Toasted English Muffins w/ Peach Jam
    * Lunch :
    Cucumber Sandwiches
    * Dinner:
    Sloppy Joes (using Turkey Burger), Cauliflower Au Gratin

    Friday May 6th:

    * Breakfast: Gingered Buttermilk Breakfast Cake
    * Lunch :
    Leftover Sloppy Joes
    * Dinner:
    Chinese Ribs , Corn on the Cob


    Saturday May 7th:

    * Breakfast: Cranberry Bliss Bars
    * Lunch :
    Egg Salad
    * Dinner:
    BBQ Chicken, Italian Marinated Zucchini Slices (grilled), Fiesta Potatoes

    Sunday May 8th: Happy Mothers Day! Sorry Folks, It's our Anniversary on top of being Mothers Day & We're Taking the Day off!

    * Breakfast: Just Middles
    * Lunch :
    Mothers Day Lunch Out
    * Dinner:
    Grilled Steak, Garlic Smashed Potatoes, Salad


    Various Snacks & Dessert Items:

    * Copycat Velveeta w/ Salsa & Tortilla Chips
    * Homemade Microwave Popcorn
    * Chocolate Cream Pie
    * Granola bars
    * Homemade Yogurt
    * Cantaloupe & Berry Smoothies
    * Sorbet

    Drinks included:

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


    A few things I'd like to share
    : Keep in mind that during the month of May- several items will go on sale including all types of condiments, bbq sauces, marinades, ground beef, picnic stuff, pet foods, etc. Here's the full run down of what to expect for May Sales.




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