How many things in your cupboard do you take for granted? If you want to make tacos do you have all of the seasonings to add? Chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, etc?
I know that I really rely on my variety of spices to make tasty meals. I like having an assortment of different [...]
Did you know that the USDA has a list of how much money we should be spending on food?
It is actually a tiered list. The USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food states “The Thrifty, Low-Cost, Moderate-Cost and Liberal Food Plans each represent a nutritious diet at a different cost. The Thrifty Food Plan [...]
> When I first began this blog, one thing that I did was share our monthly food budget and the results of achieving (or not) that budget. Toward the end of 2010 I stopped that sharing for reasons I can’t even remember.
Even though I haven’t been sharing our budget, we still have one and [...]
> Something that has been on my mind as we do the GAPS Introduction diet is our food budget. When we began our real/whole/traditional foods journey we made slow and deliberate changes which really helped us to keep our food spending very close to what it had been when we were eating a Standard American [...]
My food budget for September is $490 (my budget for September actually runs from August 23 to September 22 to coincide with my husband’s once monthly pay). I’m dividing that budget between our cow share ($54), beef CSA ($50), Azure Standard ($135.23), Dining out ($50) and Grocery Store ($200.77). In my last spending report I [...]
My budget for the month of September is $490 divided between Cow share ($54), Beef CSA ($50), Azure Standard ($135.23), Dining Out ($50) and Grocery Store ($200.77). I say the budget is for the month of September but it actually coincides with my husband’s once monthly pay day so starts on August 23 and ends [...]
If you’ve been following along, my food budget for August was $550 (our budget coincides with my husband’s once a month pay day and runs from the 23rd to the 22nd of each month). That budget plan went kaboom. My last post I was over by $17.74 but we spent a little more after that [...]
Well… We are coming up to the end of our spending month and have definitely came to end the end of our grocery budget in fact we are now a smidgen over. Our budget for the month was $550 and as of August 11 we had spent $539.94 of that amount leaving a whopping $10.06 [...]