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Week 31

Last week I made two stops during lunch at work. 8/16/12Demi-baguette 1.49Tax .09Total 1.58 8/17/12Bagel 1.00 Total Week 318/19/12 Chocolate covered almonds 1.87Baking soda .52Evaporated milk .78Bananas 1.21Strawberries 1.99Oats 1.44Mushrooms 1.99Kiwi, 1  .33Chocolates, 2  .70Yogurt 2.69Lifesavers .79Avocado 1.99Onions .71Tomatoes .96Garlic .49Milk 1.99Half and half 1.89Total 22.34 Bagel 1.00 This Week’s Grand Total$25.92 A while back,… Continue reading Week 31

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Week 30

Week 30 8/12/12 I stopped at two different markets on my way home on Friday. Almonds, bulk 1.95Graham flour 2.39Chocolate Syrup 2.29Udon noodles 2.29Curry powder 2.59Tomatoes 1.29Total 13.67 (tax included) Chicken breasts 7.03Corn on the cob, 4/1.00Bacon 3.99Bean sprouts .70Eggs 1.19Sour cream 1.39Total 15.30 Grand Total 28.97 Had an oops moment (9-1-12)…Found this receipt in… Continue reading Week 30

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Week 29

Week 29 8/5/12 Sugar 2.98Chinese cabbage 2.70Wheat bread 2.79Butter 2.00Strawberries 2.00Lemons, 2 qty 1.98Nutella 2.98Cucumbers, 2 qty 1.58Total $19.01 The produce in the market these days is phenomenal, so I went ahead with that and skipped the co-op. Eating well, does mean spending approximately half of your food budget on fruits and vegetables.I saw the… Continue reading Week 29

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Week 28 – Market Trip

Week 28 – Market Trip7/29/12 English muffins 1.99Bulgur wheat, bulk .97Granola, bulk 2.80Cheese, 1lb 4.89Half & half 2.39Milk 1.99Yogurt, plain 2.59Corn tortillas 1.99Total 19.61 I am on a yogurt parfait kick, I have to have one practically every day. And right now I have blueberries and peaches which will make amazing parfaits! The corn tortillas are… Continue reading Week 28 – Market Trip

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Week 27, 2nd & 3rd Trip – One Stressed Out Day!

Week 27, 2nd, 3rd TripsThis week was a highly stressful one, it took all I had not to buy a bunch of chocolate and just go for it. But, I did make a 2 trips on the same day, and I learned a lot in retrospect. 2nd tripDemi baguette 1.59Chocolate, dark organic 2.37 (shared, but, mostly for… Continue reading Week 27, 2nd & 3rd Trip – One Stressed Out Day!

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Week 27

Week 277/22/12 Bananas 1.90Milk 1.99Peanuts, bulk 2.02Pinto beans, bulk 1.96Mango 1.89Broccoli .73Plums 1.38Avocados, 2 for 3.00Eggs .99Evaporated milk 1.29Ground beef 3.59Honey 4.95Tuna, lg can 3.19Tomato paste .69Tomatoes, canned, diced .79Chicken breasts, 4 boneless 7.53Total 37.89 I could’ve kicked myself this week when I forgot to sign-up for the co-op. I got home late Sunday night, got… Continue reading Week 27

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Week 25

Week 257/8/12 Raisin English muffins 1.89Eggs 1.69Milk 1.99Half and half 2.39Tuna, lg can 3.19Brown sugar 1 lb. 1.29Yogurt, plain 32oz. 2.59Evaporated milk 1.29Pasta, penne .98Peanut butter 2.89Cheddar cheese 2.79Tomatoes, canned, diced .79 Total 23.77 There’s one thing for sure: We’re having a heat wave. It is hot, hot, hot!!! I’ve got 3 fans going now…and… Continue reading Week 25

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Week 24

Week 247/1/12 Chocolate chips, bulk 2.18Walnuts, bulk 2.52Yeast 2.49Chocolate almond milk 1.99Wheat tortillas 3.99Mozarella 1.79Chocolate syrup 1.99Milk 1.99Sweetened condensed milk 2.19Tomatoes, diced, canned .79Tomato paste 1.29Ground beef 4.01Stew beef 2.85Neufchatel, cream cheese 1.79Total 31.86 I don’t need to go to the food co-op every week – I still have bananas coming out of my ears! The… Continue reading Week 24