• Week #49 $50 Weekly Menu Plan

    Week #49 Grocery Notes: As you can see from last weeks budget, we spent the majority of this months $250 maximum budget on meat- which leaves about $20 per week to pick up loss leaders, milk and fresh veggies to accompany the (now) fully stocked freezer. Certain types of cereal are always dirt cheap in December, particularly chex mix. I found multiple boxes of cereal marked down to $1-$1.50 (Cheerios & Chex) and picked up 8 boxes, milk, and cream cheese. Between the local veggie market & Aldis I picked up tomatoes, fresh mushrooms, lettuce, celery, green pepper, Cauliflower, carrots (.59 a pound!), avocados (.49 EACH!) for a total of $12, Grand total for this weeks groceries, $25.65 (About 5 dollars over budget).

    Monday 5th:

    • Breakfast: Oatmeal or Cereal
    • Lunch: Chicken Wraps from Leftover Chicken Parmesean
    • Dinner: Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwiches, Garlic & Onion Roasted Potatoes

    Tuesday 6th:

    • Breakfast: French Toast or Waffles (Homemade & Frozen ahead of time)
    • Lunch: Tuna Pasta Salad
    • Dinner: Italian chicken Saute, Cheaters Garlic Bread (I have some hamburger buns on hand that need to be used!)

    Wednesday 7th

    Thursday 8th

    Friday 9th:

    Saturday 10th:

    Sunday 4th:

    • Breakfast: Carrot Cake Donuts
    • Lunch: Grilled Cheese & tomato sandwiches
    • Dinner: "Restaurant Night" - this isn't actually eating out, instead we use the individual portion size meals that have been vacuum sealed and frozen. See the ebook for details

    Various Snacks:

    • Fresh Fruit- Grapefruit, Oranges (several weeks ago, if you recall, we ordered & paid for fruit from the kids school fundraiser, the fruit arrives this week!)
    • Granola bars

    Drinks included:
    * Iced Tea (Sweet Tea)
    * Coffee
    * Lemonade
    * Copycat Gatorade
    * CopyCat Arizona Green Tea

    The easiest way to plan your menu is take a look at what you have on hand and then view the weeks sales flyers for your favorite stores. If you didn't know, we've compiled a list of All the store flyers for every store we can think of. If your store isn't listed, comment at the bottom of the page and we'll add it for you.

    Visit our Sales cycles page for a complete list of expected Sales Items for December
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