November 28, 2022


Let your Fashion

Crystal’s $29 Local Farm purchases + $69 Kroger Shopping Trip (and what we ate)

If you’re new right here, I practice the Buy Forward Principle — which means that what we obtain each and every week is typically for long term weeks. We inventory up on the very best discounts and markdowns every week and that implies that we then have a wide range of objects from former procuring outings to use to system a menu from.

With the enhance in grocery costs, I’ve resolved to raise our grocery spending plan to $100 a 7 days mainly because I have not been getting adequate wiggle room to inventory up like I’d want to. This quantity will nonetheless problem me to be artistic although also giving me ample respiration space to inventory up and continue on to practice the Buy Ahead Theory.

In addition to practicing the Buy In advance Basic principle, I Reverse Food Strategy. This implies that I approach primarily based upon what we have on hand moreover what great sales/markdowns I observed at the retailers. (Study extra about Reverse Food-Planning listed here.)

Observe me on Instagram tales for real-time videos on what I’m buying if you never want to have to hold out for me to get the submit created up for the weblog!

I’m a minor late in getting this posted — as I purchased all of this last Friday! — but hey, much better late than never ever, ideal?!

We have been loving receiving new eggs and milk! I’m so enthusiastic to have last but not least found some very good resources for these! This 7 days, we acquired two dozen eggs from our friends who have chickens ($5/dozen) + we went to the community farm to select up milk ($5/gallon) and they also had clean eegs for $3/dozen (!!!) and ground sausage from a local farm for $3/pound.

At Kroger, my largest score was 11 offers of uncured ham marked down to $1/bundle (on a regular basis $4.69!). I trapped these in the freezer to use for sandwiches, selfmade warm pockets and additional!

They also experienced blueberries for $2.99, orange juice for $1.29/fifty percent gallon, and 32-oz blocks of cheese for $5.99.

The large jars of jelly were marked down to $1 each individual and the cereal was $1.99 just about every.

All full for all these groceries from Kroger + close friends + the nearby farm, it was all around $98.

Here’s What We Ate

Breakfasts —Cereal, Scrambled Eggs, Oatmeal, Baked Oatmeal

Lunches (the more mature children have lunch at faculty) — Fried Eggs, Yogurt, Toast, Tough-Boiled Eggs, Fruit, Leftovers, Bagged Salad, Peppers, Cheese

Snacks — Fruit, Cheese, Chocolate Milk, Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins, Scorching Cocoa


Sunday: Picnic Lunch (ham and PB sandwiches), Pancakes for evening meal

Monday: Sloppy Joes, Pickles, Salad, Fruit

Tuesday: Frozen Pizza

Wednesday: Rooster Broccoli Rice, Rolls, Fruit Salad

Thursday: Bean & Cheese Burritos with hen, Fruit

Friday: Handmade Barbecue Rooster Pizza, Fruit

Saturday: Supper out