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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 02-08-2009, 05:51 AM
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My February budget is "under $500." So far:

SPENT:
Sam's 17.35
Shop Rite: 129.22

(total out of pocket) 146.57

Store savings & coupons: 69.88
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Old 02-12-2009, 04:38 PM
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Cherry picked at Meijer & Kroger this week stocked up on a lot of granola bars and snacks. Spent $70.24 and saved $122.55.

Budget $350 less $41 spent in Jan $309
Spent $229.03
Coupons used $92.82
Store sales $116.80
Balance $79.97

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Old 02-17-2009, 05:36 PM
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February Goal is $500.00

I spent $211.64 at Redners for 94 items
Saved $17.20 in coupons
Saved $3.19 on buy 1 get 1 free item

Left to spend $119.26
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Old 02-18-2009, 04:40 AM
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WEEK OF FEB. 8 - 14
Shop Rite: 101.40
Coupon/store sale savings: 46.07

This week at Shop Rite and Sam's: $74.60
Coupon/store sale savings: 30.38

Left in the budget this month: $177.43

Looking to come in WAY under budget
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:56 AM
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Goal-588.00
Spent to date-483.26
Left to spend-104.74
Store and coupon savings-58.45
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Old 02-20-2009, 01:05 PM
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Went to Aldi & Kroger this week and spent $65.70 saved $43.59

Budget $350 less $41 spent in Jan so $309 for Feb
Spent $294.73
Coupons used $107.62
Store sales $151.59
Balance $14.27

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Old 02-21-2009, 06:44 PM
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February Goal is $500.00

spent $27.55 on 14 items
saved $3.19 on buy 1 get 1 free

Left to spend $91.71

Barb looks like a few of us might come under budget this month!!!!!
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Old 02-22-2009, 05:09 AM
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looks like a few of us might come under budget this month!!!!!
Wouldn't that be awesome?!

I don't bank my coupon savings (I depend on those as part of the budget) but I think I am going to bank the remainder of my grocery budget at the end of the month. That will be another incentive for me to shop as frugally as possible--so I can bank more.
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Old 02-25-2009, 03:04 AM
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Went to Meijers, Walgreen and Ace Hardware this week. Spent $19.52 saved $27.59, wont need to buy paper towels nor tissues for probably over a year.

Budget $350
Spent $355.25
Coupons used $147.85
Store sales $162.77
Balance ($5.25)

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Old 02-27-2009, 11:47 AM
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Over by-32.98
Store and coupon savings-88.19

March goal is 600.00
 
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