Posts Tagged: grocery bill

Half Year Grocery Tally 2018

We’re more than halfway through 2018 so it’s time for a half-year grocery tally! I examine my grocery buying and spending in detail once or twice a year. In previous years, I listed how much I bought of each item

Half Year Grocery Tally 2018

We’re more than halfway through 2018 so it’s time for a half-year grocery tally! I examine my grocery buying and spending in detail once or twice a year. In previous years, I listed how much I bought of each item

Grocery Swap Results

On January 1, I handed over grocery buying responsibilities to Rom. He is fine with cooking, and likes to grocery shop with me. But I always felt he didn’t know what food was in the house, or where things were

Grocery Swap Results

On January 1, I handed over grocery buying responsibilities to Rom. He is fine with cooking, and likes to grocery shop with me. But I always felt he didn’t know what food was in the house, or where things were

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

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

Not-So-Sad Savings

Last year I tracked how much I saved using coupons, and how much I earned and spent on my points cards. The less you spend, the less you “save” with points and other schemes. Being frugal, I thought it wouldn’t

Not-So-Sad Savings

Last year I tracked how much I saved using coupons, and how much I earned and spent on my points cards. The less you spend, the less you “save” with points and other schemes. Being frugal, I thought it wouldn’t

Goodbye, Store Rewards!

It’s the law of diminishing returns: I no longer shop enough to benefit from store rewards! As posted here, I used to earn rewards from Air Miles, Canadian Tire, Chapters, and Shoppers Drug Mart, to name a few. So far

Goodbye, Store Rewards!

It’s the law of diminishing returns: I no longer shop enough to benefit from store rewards! As posted here, I used to earn rewards from Air Miles, Canadian Tire, Chapters, and Shoppers Drug Mart, to name a few. So far

Grocery Grand Tally, Half Year Report!

As promised, I have put together a report on all of my grocery spending and purchases for the first half of the year. Let’s see what conclusions can be drawn! First of all, for 2 adults, we spent $2813.73 on

Grocery Grand Tally, Half Year Report!

As promised, I have put together a report on all of my grocery spending and purchases for the first half of the year. Let’s see what conclusions can be drawn! First of all, for 2 adults, we spent $2813.73 on

Food Stories from My Parents’ Generation

Do you feed your kids the way your parents fed you? I interviewed my parents today about the diet they grew up on, and how they fed my brother, sister and me. My parents were both “war babies” born in

Food Stories from My Parents’ Generation

Do you feed your kids the way your parents fed you? I interviewed my parents today about the diet they grew up on, and how they fed my brother, sister and me. My parents were both “war babies” born in

2012 Goal Update: Month 2

First of all, the more fun stuff: Went to the 1st of the 4 restaurants on my wish list! Rom and I went out to Morris East after work one evening. I knew they made wood-oven pizzas, but did not

2012 Goal Update: Month 2

First of all, the more fun stuff: Went to the 1st of the 4 restaurants on my wish list! Rom and I went out to Morris East after work one evening. I knew they made wood-oven pizzas, but did not

Turning Groceries Into Meals, Part 1: Pantry List

I’ve been posting all month about groceries, but what the heck did I actually do with them? The answer is: added them to existing inventory of groceries used combination of storage and new groceries to make meals ended month with

Turning Groceries Into Meals, Part 1: Pantry List

I’ve been posting all month about groceries, but what the heck did I actually do with them? The answer is: added them to existing inventory of groceries used combination of storage and new groceries to make meals ended month with