• 2012 $50 Weekly Menu Week #22

    2012 $50 Weekly Menu Week #22: This week is a Meat re-stocking week! If you follow the sales cycles you already know that Memorial weekend is an excellent time to find great deals on steaks, ribs, chops and chicken breast.
    We've saved a great deal of money from previous weeks budgets, coming in under $50 nearly every week. This week we stocked up on boneless skinless chicken breast, ribs, roasts and chops for a grand total of $113.

    In addition to the meat we picked up several fresh pineapples,
    mangoes, kiwi fruit and fixings for salads.

    Monday 28th

    Happy Memorial Day, Veterans & Servicemen and Women, we Salute you & Thank you for your service. Plans with extended family/friends.

    Tuesday 29th:

    * Breakfast: Jam Breakfast Bars
    * Lunch: Peanut Butter & Pickle sandwiches (my Favorite!!)
    * Dinner: Spaghetti & Meatballs, Garlic Bread , garden salad

    Wednesday 30th:

    * Breakfast: Oatmeal or Cereal
    * Lunch: Meatball Subs
    * Dinner: Beef Kebabs, sweet potato fries

    Thursday 31st:

    * Breakfast: Egg Scramble Wraps (Cheese, eggs, diced onions/green peppers)
    * Lunch:
    Cucumber Sandwiches
    * Dinner: Brazillian Beans and Rice with over easy egg

    Friday 1st:

    * Breakfast: Tropical Mixed Fruit (Mango, Pineapple, Kiwi, Cantaloupe)
    * Lunch: Salad, Tuna Sandwich
    * Dinner: Bacon Spinach Rotini

    Saturday 2nd:

    * Breakfast: Veggie Tomato Omelets, toast
    * Lunch: Leftover Bacon Spinach Rotini
    * Dinner: Taco Burrito's (Wraps with Taco Meat, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, jalapenos)

    Sunday 3rd:

    * Breakfast: Tropical Mixed Fruit (Mango, Pineapple, Kiwi, Cantaloupe)
    * Lunch: Leftover Wraps
    * Dinner: Catfish Stew, Cornbread

    Various Snacks:

    * Fresh Fruit- Mango, Pineapple, Cantaloupe, Blueberries, Blackberries
    * Hard Boiled Eggs
    * Black Raspberry Cream Pie

    Drinks Included:

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

    FYI: If you haven't read our eBook yet, "The 2012 Family Guide to groceries under $250" - it is available for free until 8pm tonight! So get your free copy while you still can!!

    Our own garden is producing cucumbers and fresh tomatoes! For those that are just joining our weekly menus, we do raise our own chickens (for fresh eggs) and get about a dozen per day- So if you're noticing a large number of eggs in our menu plans, that's why!
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