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    Default May Grocery Challenge

    I am in for $128.00 again. Last night i spent $58 on may groceries
    I had $5.25 worth of coupons. i had a coupon for $1.50 on classico pasta sauce on 1. It was $1.98 at wal-mart i got it for .48!!! Good luck everybody Happy May

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    How many is in your family?
    Are you buying for 2 weeks at a time?

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    ok...going to try it again...didn't do so good last month...
    Instead of buying my groceries out of the checking account this month, I'm going to get the money out of the bank and use the envelope system. Hopefully this will work better.
    Last edited by acabin42; 05-01-2010 at 02:56 PM. Reason: Forgot to say goal is $300.

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    I am in again for $100. came in a little less than that this month but still got a lot in pantry and freezer i would like use up.That just for food.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wannabe View Post
    How many is in your family?
    Are you buying for 2 weeks at a time?
    it is just me and yes i try to shop two weeks at a time. On off weeks i do run to the store for fresh produce and bread

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    I'm in again, 200 for the month with an extra 50 to allow for really good sales. This is for food, hba and paper products for 3.
    Terry

    Sep grocery 186.71/250.00
    Sep coupon 32.73
    YTD grocery 2441.06
    YTD coupon 263.74


    New Recipe 17/24
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    as of 9-18
    Personal challenge, 5 A Day
    put away, throw away, give away
    at least 5 items a day

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    I am in for
    May 260.00
    Coupons
    My self
    Dog
    Cat
    Paper/cleaning/ health & personal

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    May $600
    4 adults, dog and cat, paper & cleaning products, health and beauty.

    Spent $177.47

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    I'm going for 350.00 food, hba and cat food.

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    got my money out of the bank for the week. Divided into envelopes. I have $60 per week for groceries, including gas & pet food. The pantry looks pretty good, the freezer looks pretty full, so I should be able to make this work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wannabe View Post
    I am in for
    May 260.00 $120.61
    Coupons 34.52
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    Paper/cleaning/ health & personal
    First 2 weeks 120.61
    Coupons / In Store Savings 34.52

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    I'm in for $400.

    4 people
    all cleaning/cooking/paper products
    4 pets (1 who has a special food that is $34 for 13 lbs)




    So far I have spent $134/400

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    Started this week with my $60. Here is what I spent.

    $8.40 book of stamps
    $10.00 gas
    $29.00 groceries

    I brought home $12.00 and change. (I put the change in the change jar). I now have some money left for the rest of the week.

    Yea, me!

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    I'm in for $225 for 2 adults (food, hba & cleaning items) & $70 for pet supplies (2 dogs & a cat). We've spent $79 already since Saturday (2 trips to CVS & 3 grocery stores). I'll need to keep an eye on purchases since we are low on meat & will need staples (bread, milk, produce) each week. Spent $14 on cat litter & canned dog food.

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    May - I am in for 320.00 this month. this is 80 less than our monthly standard. I intend to use the 80 toward debt repayment.
    We have a ton of groceries in the house but I will need fruit, produce, milk and bread. I hope to clean the pantry up this week and plan menus using what we have

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