Category Archives: Grocery Bill

No Spend Days

I track the money I spend. However, I have never tracked “not spending.” Lots of Personal Finance Bloggers make note of how many days a month they spend nothing. I didn’t think that would be a useful tool for me.

No Spend Days

I track the money I spend. However, I have never tracked “not spending.” Lots of Personal Finance Bloggers make note of how many days a month they spend nothing. I didn’t think that would be a useful tool for me.

Grocery Recap and the Hand-Over!

Once again I have added up how much food I bought in the past year. Not just in price but the actual amount of food! There have been big changes in grocery buying in the past 4 years. First, we

Grocery Recap and the Hand-Over!

Once again I have added up how much food I bought in the past year. Not just in price but the actual amount of food! There have been big changes in grocery buying in the past 4 years. First, we

It’s Year-End Grocery Tally Time

Last year I looked at how much food I bought with my grocery dollars. I was keen to do it again this year and compare. In 2012 I spent $5784 on all food coming into the house, plus paper goods.

It’s Year-End Grocery Tally Time

Last year I looked at how much food I bought with my grocery dollars. I was keen to do it again this year and compare. In 2012 I spent $5784 on all food coming into the house, plus paper goods.

New Year, New Grocery Budget

The grocery budget at our house has morphed a few times in the past 2-1/2 years. First we started reducing packaged food and making more things from scratch, then we became vegetarian, and now we are avoiding most paper products

New Year, New Grocery Budget

The grocery budget at our house has morphed a few times in the past 2-1/2 years. First we started reducing packaged food and making more things from scratch, then we became vegetarian, and now we are avoiding most paper products

Annual Cost of Living Report 2013

This will be the third time I’ve looked at my annual cost of living for day-to-day essentials. I try to do a little better every year for the environment and for my wallet! Heating Costs (Heating Oil) We used 2197

Annual Cost of Living Report 2013

This will be the third time I’ve looked at my annual cost of living for day-to-day essentials. I try to do a little better every year for the environment and for my wallet! Heating Costs (Heating Oil) We used 2197

Spending Report Recap

I did my first monthly spending report in September which brought me up to September 25. You would think I’d be very motivated to spend nothing for that last week, because I was holding myself accountable by posting here. No

Spending Report Recap

I did my first monthly spending report in September which brought me up to September 25. You would think I’d be very motivated to spend nothing for that last week, because I was holding myself accountable by posting here. No

September Spending Report

I have never done a spending report before but I thought I would try one because I love reading other people’s! My favourites are at No More Spending and Give Me Back My Five Bucks. I am not a low

September Spending Report

I have never done a spending report before but I thought I would try one because I love reading other people’s! My favourites are at No More Spending and Give Me Back My Five Bucks. I am not a low

Half-Year Grocery Tally 2013

It’s time for a half-year grocery tally! Last year I added up all the food I purchased over the year – not just the cost, but how many of each item. I wanted to know what it would look like

Half-Year Grocery Tally 2013

It’s time for a half-year grocery tally! Last year I added up all the food I purchased over the year – not just the cost, but how many of each item. I wanted to know what it would look like

Food Inventory Costed Up

As part of my home inventory, I decided not to include food or other consumables. Then I started wondering how much food is in the house during an average week. So of course, I had to find out! It has

Food Inventory Costed Up

As part of my home inventory, I decided not to include food or other consumables. Then I started wondering how much food is in the house during an average week. So of course, I had to find out! It has

It’s Our Veggie-Versary!

On June 1, we’ll be celebrating a year of being mostly vegetarian at our house. This will be a little round-up of what we do, and maybe more importantly, what we don’t! I am going to be honest about my

It’s Our Veggie-Versary!

On June 1, we’ll be celebrating a year of being mostly vegetarian at our house. This will be a little round-up of what we do, and maybe more importantly, what we don’t! I am going to be honest about my