Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Shopping 2-15-13 & 2-18-13 (77.72 - yep I busted my February budget!)

This past week has been so busy getting ready for Tillamook last weekend.  But the weekend was great and worth every minute of the last two weeks getting ready for it!!!

Cash & Carry (I've went there twice this month getting things for my dad's surprise Retirement Party ... this is the reason I went over budget ... I have no control there!!!):

1 - 20 lb box of Fettuccini Noodles (15.68)

Cash & Carry Total:  $15.68

WinCo Foods:

1 - 25lb bag of Quick Oats (13.79)
1 - Bulk Baking Soda (.89)
1 - Bag of Popsicles (1.80 - should have went shopping without Todd)
1 - Bag of French Fries (1.28)
1 - Don Pancho Gorditos (2.68)
1 - Bulk Regular Oats (4.67)
2 - Pork Picnic Roasts (7.96 for both)
1 - Corn Chex (1.98)
1 - Half and Half (1.58)
1 - Danimals Yogurt (1.98)
1 - Brownie Mix (.68)
1 - Bunch of Bananas (1.23)
1 - Head of Lettuce (1.27)
1 - Franz Bread (1.98)
1 - 5lb Bag Red Potatoes (1.78)
1 - Franz Bagels (1.98)
1 - Stovetop Stuffing (1.68)
2 - Nutty Bars (1.28 each)
1 - Bulk Cake Flour (1.31)
2 - Onions (1.22 for both)
1 - Gallon of Milk (2.56)
1 - Case Dasani Water (3.98)

Winco Total:  $62.04

Spent in February:  $308.89 (so I'm already over for the month and I still have one more week to shop before March.  My plan is to spent what I need to get by and to let go of this month ... it is what it is ... hopefully next month will be better)

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Shopping 2-7-13 & 2-9-13 ($121.30)

I had Todd stop by Walmart this week ... I was in desperate need of water (we live on a well and I don't really like the taste ... even though everyone else says it is fine - maybe it just the idea of it!)

Walmart:

2 - 24pks Dasani Water (4.98/each)
1 - Franz Bread (2.28)
1 - Beef Salami - Todd's lunch, YUCK (4.88)

Walmart Total:  $19.52

Cash $ Carry (possible budget breaker this month):

1 - Loaf of Bread (1.77)
1 - 25 lb bag C & H Sugar (12.50)
3 - Unsalted Butter (2.18 each)
1 - Italian Seasoning (5.46)
1 - Box of Cornbread Mix (4.65)
1 - Box of Gallon Freezer Bags (4.57)

Cash & Carry Total:  $35.49

Safeway (I hate Safeway B_G_Free Soda Deals ... after this week I will not try to mix and match it never works out for me!):

1 - Pepsi 12 pk (3.99)
2 - Mug 12 pk (3.99 each)
1 - Lasagna Noodles (1.99)
3 - Fettucine Noodles (1.00 each)
   - used .50 off J4U Coupon
2 - Cheetos (1.49 each)
2 - Fritos (1.49 each)
2 - 7up 12 pks (6.99 each - see this is what I mean ... grr)
1 - Gorditas (3.49)
1 - Gold n Soft (1.19)
   - used .50 off J4U Coupon
1 - Gallon Whole Milk (2.29 Personalized Price)
1 - Bunch of Bananas (.45/lb)
4 - Apples (1.29/lb)
1 - Iceberg Lettuce (1.29)
1 - Onion (1.79/lb - Todd went to get this ... I think we could have lived without)
1 - Tomato (2.99/lb - Todd went to get this ... I think we could have lived without)
1 - Deli Turkey (7.19)
1 - Deli Ham (5.65)

Safeway Total:  $66.29

Spent in February:  $231.17 (and we aren't even half way through the month!  Hope I can stay within my budget).

Friday, February 1, 2013

Safeway - 2-1-13 ($109.87 spent)

So, I went to the store today and  mainly stocked up on Super Bowl food (ohhh and Homemade Ice Cream!!!)  Our main menu will be from food we already have in the pantry and in the freezer.  Here is an overview of what we picked up this week:

Trip 1 (aka Todd's shopping trip)

3 - Cubes of Mountain Dew on sale for 5.00 each (+ deposit)
1 - Lays Potato Chips on sale for 1.99
1 - Tostitos Dip on sale for 2.49
1 - Lucerne Cream Cheese on sale for 1.79
1 - Lucerne 1/2 and 1/2 @ 3.79
2 - Lucerne Heavy Whipping cream @ 4.29 each
1 - Gold N'Soft @ 1.19
1 - Lucerne Butter @ 3.39
2 - Tillamook Sour Cream on sale for 1.79 each
1 - Franz White Bread @ 2.99
1 - Sara Lee Slider Buns on sale for 2.99
1 - Swiss Cheese @ 4.99
   - used $10.00 off $50.00 purchase coupon

Trip 1 Total:  $46.37

Trip 2 (aka Melissa's shopping trip)

1 - Traditional Brownie Mix on sale for .99
1 - Safeway Rock Salt @ .99
4 - PopTarts on sale for 1.49 each
1 - Canned Artichoke Hearts on sale for 2.99
1 - Triscuit on sale for 1.88
1 - Mission Tortilla Chips on sale for 2.99
1 - Sunkist Ten (2 liter) on sale for .00 (+ deposit)
4 - Capri Suns on sale for 1.99 each
   - used B3G1 Free coupon
   *received $3.00 off next purchase catalina
3 - Vanity Fair Napkins on sale for 3/5.00
3 - Digorno Pizzas on sale 2/5.15
   - used B2G1 Free coupon
1 - Large Ice @ 3.99
2 - Gallons of Milk on sale for 2.29 each (I am going to use one to make my own Mozzarella!!!)
1 - Pkg Chicken Breast Tenders @ 9.22
1 - 2lb Raw Shrimp on sale for 5.00/lb
1 - Carton of Cracked Crab @ 6.59
2 - Radishes @ .50 (the cashier rang them up as limes and I didn't catch it)
1 - Head of Letuce @ 1.29
1 - Bunch of Celery @ 1.49
Red Potatoes on sale for .79/lb
1 - Onion @ 1.79/lb
1 - Organic Carrots on sale for 1.29
   - used $10.00 off $50.00 purchase coupon

Trip 2 Total:  $63.50

So, not a bad start to the month ... hopefully we can stay within budget!!! Happy Shopping and I hope everyone has a safe Super Bowl weekend!!!