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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 01-31-2009, 04:09 PM
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I went to the farmers market today and bought my fruit and veggies, lunch meat and cheese for the week. I spent $20.00


January Goal was $600.
Total spent this month was $520.84
Total savings for the month in coupons and pick 5 sale $27.60

I was under budget by $79.61
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Old 01-31-2009, 04:11 PM
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For my February Budget I am going to try $500.00. See if I can do it.
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Old 01-31-2009, 06:42 PM
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Charlotte, way to go coming in under budget.

Barb, you also did really well.

Total for Janurary-613.60
Goal-400.00
over by 213.60
Store and coupon savings-97.61

Goal for February-588.00

Good luck to everyone. I am getting out of a lot of items so I will really be spending a good deal the next time I get to go to walmart.
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Old 02-01-2009, 05:28 AM
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I am also hoping to keep it under $500 for February. Family of 5, no pets (but 2 teenagers!)
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Old 02-01-2009, 12:23 PM
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That's really good savings Barbszy.

I am setting my goal at 150 for February and this covers groceries, household items and toiletries for myself and DH. I am hoping that this will be enough, as everything is getting so expensive these days.

I have had a big shop arrive already for February and spent thus far 94.87. This leaves 55.13.

Good Luck everyone.

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Old 02-01-2009, 03:25 PM
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February Goal is $500.00

Dh and I went to Redners today. They have there 5 for 19.95 this week. Great deals.

I spent $48.82 for 17 items
Saved $8.60 on the Pick 5.

Left to spend $451.18
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Old 02-02-2009, 12:03 PM
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Aiming for $350 again for February for my family of 4 plus 2 dogs, including paper, cleaning and personal items.

Shopped at Kroger today and ordered Angel Food Ministries. I hope to go two weeks before shopping again.

Budget $350 less $41 spent in Jan $309
Spent $158.79
Coupons used $27.30
Store sales $29.77
Balance $150.21

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Old 02-03-2009, 11:46 AM
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Goal 588.00
Spent to date-132.27
Left to spend-455.73
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Old 02-07-2009, 03:39 PM
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February Goal is $500.00

I spent $120.28 at Walmart today
Saved $6.82 in coupons
Left to spend $330.90
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Old 02-07-2009, 04:30 PM
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Most months I usually stay within budget.Ours is a house of 4 two adults and two kids.I budget TT$4500.00(US$710.00) for the month and that includes grocery,dog food,toiletries and produce.
We don't have stufff like coupons but sometimes they have sale.I usually buy in bulk so I don't have to buy the same things every month.I am glad to say i am within buget this month and I still have TT$600.00remaining for the month of february.

Beverly
 
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