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Forum: Grocery Challenge 09-01-2008, 05:54 AM
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Posted By barbszy
Please join us over at the Fall 2008 Grocery...

Please join us over at the Fall 2008 Grocery Challenge (http://www.familycorner.com/forums/showthread.php3?t=23705)!

This thread will now be closed.
Forum: Grocery Challenge 08-24-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
Amanda, don't beat yourself up over it...don't...

Amanda, don't beat yourself up over it...don't you have a bunch of teens and almost-teens in your house? I'm sure they eat like bears--mine do :flff:
Forum: Grocery Challenge 08-05-2008, 11:12 AM
Replies: 147
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Posted By barbszy
Did my week's grocery shopping today. I am only...

Did my week's grocery shopping today. I am only counting FOOD ITEMS this month and on those I spent $76 so a total of $81 on food this month.
Forum: Grocery Challenge 08-01-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
Spent $5.04 at the grocery today. Just keeping...

Spent $5.04 at the grocery today. Just keeping count, since I am going to count "up" this month and see where I top out.
Forum: Grocery Challenge 08-01-2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
Charlotte, if you buy the 1/2 steer yearly, you...

Charlotte, if you buy the 1/2 steer yearly, you can divide the cost by 12 and plug that into your monthly expenses.
Forum: Grocery Challenge 07-30-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
Has anyone else read the $100 a Week Grocery...

Has anyone else read the $100 a Week Grocery Challenge article (http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/CollegeAndFamily/RaiseKids/CanAFamilyEatOn100AWeek.aspx?page=1)?

It looks like it would be...
Forum: Grocery Challenge 07-28-2008, 04:38 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
Navy Wife, great job using what you had on hand...

Navy Wife, great job using what you had on hand instead of running to the store to pick up 3 things and coming home with 23! :yeh: We ALL know how that goes!!

I will have to go to the store...
Forum: Grocery Challenge 07-25-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
Great job, Roberta! I am looking for a deal on...

Great job, Roberta! I am looking for a deal on those Electrasol tabs myself--I have 2 coupons. I'll have to keep my eyes open in the clearance area :)

I spent about $90 this week. So I have...
Forum: Grocery Challenge 07-23-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
Amanda, we have the same thread for all summer,...

Amanda, we have the same thread for all summer, but yes--at the beginning of the month we:

state our goal
state how many people in our household
state if our budget includes things like:

...
Forum: Grocery Challenge 07-22-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
Jean, don't forget that prices are higher too! ...

Jean, don't forget that prices are higher too! And don't you have a couple of teenagers? Why not, for a couple of months, stop setting goals and just "do your best" at saving and planning, and...
Forum: Grocery Challenge 07-20-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
Last week I spent $87 so I have $345 remaining...

Last week I spent $87 so I have $345 remaining for the month.
Forum: Grocery Challenge 07-04-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
DH invited company for tomorrow so I had to hit...

DH invited company for tomorrow so I had to hit the store....so far I spent $68 for July.

Remaining for the month: $432.
Forum: Grocery Challenge 07-01-2008, 03:10 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
I went shopping yesterday for the week so I blew...

I went shopping yesterday for the week so I blew my goal for June! LOL! But I only have 4 trips to make for July so it all evens out.

DH and Big DS are going camping with the Boy Scouts for a...
Forum: Grocery Challenge 06-30-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
Moderator's note

I am just going to keep this thread going for July. As you have noticed, I've retitled it. It's not an issue for threads on FC to get big, now that we are on the new server. So I plan to do one of...
Forum: Grocery Challenge 06-26-2008, 05:14 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
I also have a weakness for the store sales.

I also have a weakness for the store sales.
Forum: Grocery Challenge 06-16-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
I spent another $190 for groceries including a...

I spent another $190 for groceries including a big steak dinner for our family and my ILs for Father's Day.

Remaining for the month: $156.
Forum: Grocery Challenge 06-10-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
Spent $122 at Shop Rite yesterday. Then this...

Spent $122 at Shop Rite yesterday.

Then this morning I found that I had left the bag with the MEAT in it in the car all night :wallbang: :frypan:

Remaining for the month: $346
Forum: Grocery Challenge 06-08-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
$35 more spent for the remainder of the week. ...

$35 more spent for the remainder of the week.

I have $468 left in the budget.
Forum: Grocery Challenge 06-03-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
Spent this week: $107. Remaining for the...

Spent this week: $107.

Remaining for the month: 493.
Forum: Grocery Challenge 06-01-2008, 03:39 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
I am setting my June budget at $600. The kids...

I am setting my June budget at $600. The kids will be out of school, so they will be eating all 3 meals at home, and with friends visiting, I'll be feeding extra kids sometimes. So I'm setting it...
Forum: Grocery Challenge 05-31-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,962
Posted By barbszy
Grocery Challenge Summer 2008

Welcome to our Grocery Budget Challenge!

Anyone can participate--just state your grocery budget for the month, and then track your totals to see if you can beat your goal.

Let us know how many...
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