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  1. Got another part time job

    by , 11-29-2009 at 09:55 PM
    Landed another part time job.
    I am going to be a product demonstrator at local grocery stores.
    You know the person that gives out samples of products and tries to get you to impulse buy the product with a coupon.
    I start this Saturday and hopefully if all goes well I will be able to do a couple of these a month.
    All of this money is going for the Hawaii fund.
    If I do just a couple a month that will be an extra $100-$125 a month.
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  2. Back to blogging

    by , 11-27-2009 at 09:54 PM
    I am back to blogging my grocery budget.


    I did the $25 challenge from the end of March until the middle of September and averaged about $30 a week so that was about 19-20 weeks at $30 is $600 and October was a huge stock up month and spent $500. November was better only spending $250.
    December budget will be $40 a week

    So my yearly food budget minus about 12 weeks from Jan. to March should be about $1500-$1600.
    With that figure I have set up my ...
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  3. Week 13 of the $25 Grocery Challenge

    by , 06-30-2009 at 10:52 AM
    Spent $40 this week but I do have 2 $4 coupons to use on my next purchase from Hy-Vee for buying the ice cream.

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    2 64 oz. canola oil on marked down for $2.13
    1 gallon milk
    2 O.J. marked down to .85 each used B1G1 free coupon
    9 boxes of eskimo pie ice cream .48 each after man. coupon and store cat.
    1 bag spinach marked down to .99
    1 bag brown sugar free wyb 10 kool-aid
    1 powdered sugar $1.25
    Bagels marked down to .75 ...
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  4. Week 12 of the 25 grocery challenge

    by , 06-22-2009 at 10:26 AM
    This week I spent right at $30.

    What I got

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    6 boxes of cereal $1 each after coupons
    For every 3 bought got a coupon for free milk
    2 OJ .99 used B1G1 so .99 for both
    milk Free used free coupon
    2 tortilla chips $1.38 after coupon
    For every 2 your bought you get free salsa
    Salsa free
    Ice cream cones .09 had coupon for $2 off cones wyb 2 breyers ice cream
    strawberries used a $2 off produce wyb 2 kraft ...
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  5. Week 11 of the $25 Grocery Challenge.

    by , 06-15-2009 at 02:45 PM
    Week 11 I decided to do a no spend week
    I did great
    I had some RR from Walgreens I needed to use up $15 worth and a $1 catalina coupon to use my local store.

    So total for the week was.
    $1.46 YES I only spent $1.46 after coupons

    I was going through all of my receipts since I have started this challenge. I finally found them all.
    Since starting this challenge March 30 through today June 15 I have spent
    $404
    Saved $956.61 and sent ...

    Updated 06-15-2009 at 02:47 PM by Domestic Gal (Added more)

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