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Grocery Challenge Challenge yourself to stay within a monthly budget that you set. Share your progress with others doing the same thing.

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Old 09-11-2007, 02:58 PM
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Over the last few days I have spent $87.87. This adds up so quickly from the $10- and $20- bits and pieces that I have picked up! So we are up to $315.29 and not yet 1/2 way through the month! I need to do a big shop today or tomorrow and that will be about $150- I think. I'll see how I go.
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Old 09-12-2007, 10:23 AM
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Grocery shopping today $99.97

Total remaining for the month $257.49
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Old 09-12-2007, 06:18 PM
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$70-01 yesterday, so that's $385-30. I think it's going OK and I have fruit and veg to collect from the co-op today $30-00 and hopefully get some baking done which will mean no need to visit the supermarket until next week.

Currently $410-30.
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Old 09-12-2007, 06:48 PM
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Todays Bi-Lo grocery bill was
$112.35 and that was with $14 of meat not bad for me.
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Old 09-14-2007, 06:30 AM
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I was getting my grocery list together for a stop when I go into town today and realized that I hadn't updated from the other day.

Goal for the month: under $450.00
Previous balance remaining: $318.46
9/12/07 Weis $20.23
9/12/07 Walmart $23.15
Balance remaining for the month: $275.08

I was really tickled to see that every single item on my Weis receipt was a sale price or at a discount. The receipt says I saved $7.51 (or 28.81%) on an $18.57 purchase. Wahoo!

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Old 09-14-2007, 02:26 PM
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Well a trip to the dollar store for cleaning supplies added $21.25 bringing me up to
$279.89.
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Old 09-14-2007, 03:45 PM
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Budget $300 for 4, 2 dogs, cleaning & paper supplies.

Stopped at Aldi's and the bread store spent $10.75

Total Spent $162.85
Total Coupons used $61.93
Total Store savings $68.90

Balance $137.15

Gas card savings $3.09
Restaurant coupons $4.54

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Old 09-14-2007, 04:41 PM
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Groceries today $15.25

Remaining: $242.24
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Old 09-15-2007, 04:43 PM
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Okay, went to the grocery store today and also found a Walmart receipt in my purse from the other day that I hadn't entered, so here's the run down:

Goal for the month: under $450.00
Previous balance remaining: $275.08
9/10/07 Walmart $9.91
9/15/07 Weis $41.63
Balance remaining now $223.54

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Old 09-16-2007, 04:43 AM
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Shop Rite $54.58; DH invited friends for dinner and I had to go buy a bunch of meat and produce....

Total remaining: 187.66
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