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Our Frugal Grocery List Revealed by Mrs. Since we don’t eat out or get take out, this amount includes every scrap of food and drop of drink we consume all month long including alcohol and coffee. We could spend less every month if we scaled back some of our produce, but that’s not a sacrifice I’m willing to make. I am a frugal weirdo to the core, but some things are worth spending money on. Full disclosure, I honestly don’t know if this is a totally boring topic or not, but folks have asked and hey, I’m all for transparency. With dashes of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and allspice for Mrs. I know these bananas are the cheapest!
OK, this is super expensive even though we buy it in bulk from Costco. I’m the only one who drinks the hot chocolate. And six months from now, we’re likely to have a completely different rotation of dishes going on. But this beautiful system of efficiency and money-saving goodness is simply scrumptious to us. We’re not going out for our Friday and Saturday night dates, so Mr. Randomly, here’s another photo of Mr.
Costco pizza for dinner every Friday night. But is it a tasty treat and a break from cooking every single other meal for Mr. I’m trying to strike a reasonable balance between tasty and healthy, so if you have recipes that fit this bill, let me know! I think I swung too far to the healthy side. Since it’s difficult to encapsulate what we buy in weekly increments, I went ahead and outlined what we buy throughout the year. I’m sure I’m forgetting things on this list, but this is the basic composition of our shopping list on an annual basis.
We unfortunately don’t have a reasonably priced CSA or farmer’s market in our immediate neighborhood. Thus, we’re reliant on Costco and our discount supermarket, Market Basket. Frozen pizzas: for Friday nights, woo-hoo! These pizzas are also on-hand in case of emergency. Since we don’t eat out or order in, we need these babies in the freezer just in case something wild happens and we can’t cook dinner one night. Our methods aren’t perfect, but we feel like we’ve struck a reasonable balance between healthy, frugal, and relatively quick meals. Frugal tips, tricks, and hacks welcome!
Are You Going To Eat That? 400 for 2 adults, 2 cats, and 2 dogs. We do have indulgences, and one of mine is K-cup French Roast coffee. I drink 2 cups a day. But, thanks to credit cash back rewards taken as store gift cards, I haven’t paid for a single cup in years! Bummer on the rice and beans!
But, everybody’s got to find what works for them. We have Amazon cash back rewards and it’s such a great system. It helps me keep on track. Couple of comments to this: have you tried making your own tortilla chips?
I make all my own crackers with the pasta roller, and will be doing tortilla chips next month when I finally make a new batch of salsa. I’m in love with this idea, you guys. I love the idea of making them ourselves. I know you eat raisins, which are cheaper, but I hate raisins!
We get dried prunes, figs, dates, cherries, blueberries, and cranberries. But, we actually didn’t buy them this month in favor of me trying out the baked goods experiment train. I could see that really working out in our favor when we’re on the homestead and can grow the fruit ourselves. Yogurt and whole wheat flour are great ideas too. I haven’t ventured down that path yet, but sounds like a good plan. I agree, I think we’ll be eating a lot more once we’re doing physical labor on the homestead.