Friday, November 24, 2017

2017 Groceries Week 46 - $38.38

Thursday I was at QFC for dairy-free butter.  I also picked up 3 bags of clearance produce, asparagus, 3 packages of tofutti cream cheese, pears, bananas, 2 more cans of beans, 6# organic potatoes, and a 20# turkey.  I spent $38.38. 

YTD Total: $5,717.6
Weekly Average: $124.30

2017 Groceries Week 45 - $154.79

November 6-12

I spent $73.93 at Fred Meyer Monday.  I bought a gallon of organic milk, a half-gallon of almond milk, a half-gallon of coconut milk, tofutti cream cheese, 2 packages of good beef franks, 2 Greek yogurt cups, a couple 2# loaves of Bandon cheddar cheese, 2 family-size microwave meals for $2.49 each, a Daiya pizza, a package of kale, three bags of clearance apples, 3 organic mangos, an avocado, an organic cucumber, 2 onions, 2 bags of gluten-free oatmeal, and bananas. 

Tuesday I stopped at the grocery store on the way to Bible Study.  I had signed up for snacks, but didn't have time to make anything so I stopped to buy it.  I also got donuts for the little ladies who were coming with me.  I spent $10.88.

Wednesday I was at QFC for 2 quarts of coffee creamer, 8 cups of yogurt, a couple cans of refried beans, 3 cans of pineapple, 6 cans of chicken broth, 2 bags of clearance produce, a bag of spinach, 2 bags of chips, clearance Isernio's nitrate free sausage, shredded Daiya cheese, green onions, a yellow onion, and a whole organic chicken.  I spent $48.43

Friday we picked up a deli dinner for DD1 as she was headed off to weekend church camp.  It was $6.58.

Saturday I found clearance cooked chicken for $0.99/package so I bought 5 packages.  I also bought red wine vinegar & organic gallon milk.  It was $10.83.

Then Sunday I was at QFC again for canned beans to make a huge batch of white chicken chili.  I spent $4.14.

Week 45 Total: $154.79
YTD Total: $5,679.31
Weekly Average: $126.21


2017 Groceries Week 44 - $68.59

October 30 - November 5

I went to Costco Monday and bought tortilla chips, bananas, shredded cheddar and shredded mozzarella.  I spent $25.46.

Tuesday I was at Fred Meyer.  I picked up a couple Daiya pizzas, 4 pounds of chicken breast, chicken broth, green grapes, red grapes, 3 organic cucumbers, a bag of mandarin oranges, some organic zucchini, and 3 packages of clearance lunch meat. I spent $43.13.

Week 44 Total: $68.59
YTD Total: $5,524.52
Weekly Average: $125.56


2017 Groceries Week 43 - $37.45

October 23-29

This week I was in Hawaii with girlfriends, but Ed did a little shopping.  Wednesday he went to the store for milk again.  He also bought creamer, tortilla chips, bread, hot dog buns, chicken nuggets, organic and regular candy, and 2 packages of hot dogs.  He spent $26.14.

He was at the store again Sunday for lemonade, half & half and a couple gallons of milk.  He spent $11.31. 

Week 23 Total: $37.45
YTD Total: $5,455.93
Weekly Average: $126.88


2017 Groceries Week 42 - $75.88

October 16-22

Wednesday I was in QFC for milk & produce.  I got the milk & 3 bags of clearance produce.  I also got 2 tubs of sour cream, clearance shredded pork, gluten-free bread, a bag of chips, and bananas.  I spent $21.88.

Friday I went to Champion in Issaquah.  I bought 50# of  organic oatmeal for $50 and a case of chips for $0.33/bag.  I spent a grand total of $54.

Week 42 Total: $75.88
YTD Total: $5,418.48
Weekly Average: $129.01


2017 Groceries Week 41 - $45.53

October 9-15

This week I shopped at Fred Meyer.  I bought green onions, grapes, whipped topping, tomatoes, a deli sandwich, 3 packages of nitrate-free sausages, 5# ground beef, 3 shredded pork packages for $2.39 each on clearance, and a bag of Doritos.  I spent $45.53.

I must have had more shopping this week - I'll have to hunt up my Costco receipts, but for now we're sticking with this number.

Week 41 Total: $45.53
YTD Total: $5,342.60
Weekly Average: $130.31


2017 Groceries Week 40 - $87.60

Week 40: October 8-14

Saturday I wont the QFC for pita chips & hummus.  And I bought sandwich rolls.  I spent $13.77.

Then I went to Fred Meyer for milk, the cereal sale, fruit, & ingredients for a recipe.  I ended up buying popcorn, 4 boxes of cereal, refried beans, clearance granola bars, a couple bags of pears, a bag of yellow onions, cream cheese, 4 boxes of clearance gluten-free chicken nuggets, a yogurt cup, a gallon of organic milk, some shredded Daiya cheese, and 7 packages of Foster Farms something on clearance for $3.49.   I spent $73.83.

Week 40 Total: $87.60
YTD Total: $5,297.07
Weekly Average: $132.43


2017 Groceries Week 39 - $41.30

Week 39: October 2-8

We got back into town and dove right back into routine.  We had signed up for drinks & dessert at our Bible study potluck so DH ran to the store and picked up some varied cakes, root beer, and lemonade.  He also bought some candy because he usually does.  He spent $41.30! 

I'll hunt for more receipts of this week, but this is all I have today.  

Week 39 Total: $41.30
YTD Total: $5,209.47
Weekly Average: $133.58


2017 Groceries Week 38 - $37.77

September 25- October 1

Monday I bought some sparkling water, a can of soup, some candy, a few bananas, and chicken breast.  I spent $13.35.

Thursday, still on vacation, I went to Albertsons for jam, applesauce, more lemonade, milk, and fruit for breakfasts.  I got bananas, red grapes & green grapes.  I spent $18.43.

I also found a receipt from an earlier week for a gallon of organic milk. $5.99.

Week 38 Total: $37.77
YTD Total: $5,209.47
Weekly Average: $133.58


2017 Groceries Week 38 - $148.48

Week 38: September 18-24

I was at Fred Meyer late at night on Monday again.  I bought 2 tubs of ice cream and a box of ice cream bars.  I also bought 4 bags of chicken nuggets, a gallon of organic milk, corn tortillas, Daiya pizza, a head of organic romaine, a package of hot dogs, 3 boxes of cereal, 3 cans of soup, a can of green chilis, a can of tomatoes, organic potatoes, organic apples, bananas, organic peaches, & a loaf of bread.  I spent $69.54.

Saturday I was at Fred Meyer again for more bananas, some almond milk, muffins & a donut for our road trip breakfast.  I spent $9.27. 

Sunday we made it to Utah for vacation and I shopped for the week to supplement what we'd brought along.  I bought a big can of coffee, 4 boxes of microwave popcorn, 2 cans olives, barbeque sauce, 2 boxes of cereal, a can of spaghetti sauce, peanut butter, organic lemonade, a loaf of white bread, 2 packages of organic chicken, ground turkey, 2 cucumbers, a red onion, 2 heads of romaine, some tomatoes, 2 mangos, and something frozen (?) for $11.36.  I spent $69.67.

Week 38 Total: $148.48
YTD Total: $5,171.70
Weekly Average: $136.10


2017 Groceries Week 37 - $268.43

Week 37: September 11-17

This was a big week!

Monday I went to Costco and spent $142.91.  I bought turkey roll-ups because my mom loves them and was coming to visit, 2 3-jar packs of organic spaghetti sauce, organic half & half, organic peeled garlic, 2 cases of coconut milk, a 4 pack of applesauce jars, a 3 pack of turkey lunchmeat, organic meatballs, 2 bags of organic tortilla chips, organic sugar, organic coconut oil, and something else for $8.59 that isn't clear from the receipt. 

I also stopped Monday night late at Fred Meyer.  I bought organic chicken thighs, a loaf of Udis bread, a gallon of organic milk, & spicy cheese curds on clearance.  I spent $20.38.

Thursday I went to Champion Foods and spent $22.50.  The receipt wasn't detailed but I'm sure it was groceries.

I also went to Fred Meyer Thursday.  I got a Daiya pizza, 5 big boxes of cereal for $2.09 each, Nabisco crackers for $1.79 each, a bottle of lemonade for $1.49, 8 cheap pizzas for $2.04 each, a bag of frozen french fries, a box of corn dogs, and two bricks of Tillamook cheese for $4.99 each.  I spent $64.41.

Friday I went to Fred Meyer again to pick up wine for a visit with a girlfriend.  I bought clearance deli salsa, clearance cheese curds,  clearance yogurt, clearance udi's bread, clearance hot dog buns, clearance vanilla creamer, and another loaf of Tillamook on sale for $4.99.  I spent just $18.23 on the food!

Week 37: $268.43
YTD 2017: $5,023.22
Weekly Average: $135.76

2017 Groceries Week 36 - $73.63

Week 36: September 4-10

I dashed into Albertson's on Wednesday for some salad mixes.  We were providing salad that night for a temporary homeless shelter at our church.  I spent $12.00.

Friday I took a kiddo shopping with her birthday money to Fred Meyer.  I bought 2 tubs of sour cream, creamer, 2 loaves of bread, organic cottage cheese, 2 bags of Daiya cheese, a markdown produce bag, a box of Daiya mac'n'cheese, 5 bags of goldfish, a loaf of Udis bread, and 10 chocolate bars for $.50/each. I spent $42.23.

Saturday we had to take tapas to a party and again, I had no time to prepare something.  So we picked up some marinated olives & artichoke hearts on the way to the party.  I assembled them on a plate when we got there.  We spent $19.40.

Week 36 Total: $73.63
YTD Total: $4,754.79
Weekly Average: $132.08


2017 Groceries Week 35 - $102.15

Week 35:  August 28-September 3

Wednesday I was at QFC for milk & fruit.  When there I found organic whole chicken for $2.02/lb.  I bought 4 of them!  Also organic celery, some nectarines, peaches, bananas, and some Hershey's candy.  Also on clearance I found a Kroger pizza for $2.99, a package of croissants for $2.99, some chicken breast & GF cupcakes.  I spent $74.30.

I was back at QFC Sunday again for milk & 3 bags of chips for a potluck.   I also got donuts on clearance, 2 theo chocolate bars, & 4 tubs of organic yogurt.  I spent $27.85.

Week 35 Total: $102.15
YTD Total: $4,681.16
Weekly Average: $133.75


2017 Groceries Week 34 - $8.49

Week 34 - August 21-27

We were out of town the first part of the week.  On Wednesday Ed went to the store for milk & picked up some organic candy for DD2.  He spent $8.49. 

We had come home with a cooler full of food so we didn't shop much otherwise.

Week 34 Total: $8.49
YTD 2017: $4,579.01
Weekly Average: $134.68