Tag: groceryshopping

Challenge Wrap-up

So that was a hot mess, no? I kind of gave up/gave in this last week — Mr. B got into the swing of cooking dinner for me while I worked late and was eaten alive by an all-consuming tired. It’s been a week of forcing myself through dance classes I enjoy but can’t bear [...]

And then…

Purchases Costco ~$1.50(Half and half) Fresh Market ~ $9 (three sausages and veggie kebabs) Kroger ~ $4 (AP flour * cilantro * lemons) Thursday Breakfast: Banana and peanut butter Lunch: Oatmeal Dinner: Mr. B dragged me out the door to PeiWei while I offered to make him pimiento cheese for dinner. Ploy to not go [...]


Purchases Costco~$12 (3 lbs cottage cheese * 3 18 oz containers Duke’s mayo [the egg salad/pimiento cheese habit has gotten out of hand] * paprika) Harris Teeter~$11 (1 gallon Almond Breeze (cheap and had dollar off coupons!) * 4 cans Campbell’s Select Harvest (BOGO!) *  bananas * strawberries ($1.50/lb!)) Kroger ~$20 (2 lbs cottage cheese [...]

It’s Not a Challenge, Really…

it’s an exercise in documentation. That’s our decision as of tonight. Mr. B quit smoking, changed his eating habits, and has lost 25 pounds since January. If I keep a tight budget and he can’t feed his all-day cucumber habit, he will revert to bad habits. I’m not having that. I’m willing to spend more [...]