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Menu Plan & Grocery Round Up: 12/13-12/19

by Karen on December 14, 2008

This week we finally saw a decrease in our grocery spending resulting from our monthly menu planning experiment. Our total was $51! That’s about $9 less than what we typically spend. Because we bought many items earlier in the month, our list was pretty short this week. We also didn’t need to get any meat […]

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Menu Plan & Grocery Round Up: 12/6-12/12

by Karen on December 7, 2008

I’m just going to come out and say it: I love monthly menu planning. Shopping this week was so simple. We already knew what we needed, and even bought some of it last week. That freed up some of our budget to spend on sale items to use in coming weeks. I think we might […]

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As part of my Holiday Food & Financial Diet this month, we spent Sunday morning planning out three and a half weeks worth of meals to last us until we leave for Christmas. These menu plans were especially tough because I’m also putting some restrictions on my diet to ward off holiday weight gain and […]

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Photo by rwhitlock I don’t know about you, but the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are a dangerous time for my waistline and my bank account. The holiday spirit tempts me to overspend on entertainment and gifts, and the holiday parties and meals tempt me to eat and eat unhealthy foods. This has been a […]

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