Posts Tagged: grocery budget

New Grocery Strategy

Another year, another analysis of a year’s worth of grocery spending! If you tuned in for the half-year report in July, I tried a new tracking method, combining a price book with listing the amounts of each item I purchased

New Grocery Strategy

Another year, another analysis of a year’s worth of grocery spending! If you tuned in for the half-year report in July, I tried a new tracking method, combining a price book with listing the amounts of each item I purchased

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

Year-End Grocery Analysis

Every year I examine my grocery spending and try to get some insights into how I spent my grocery budget and how healthy my diet was. The grocery budget at our place provides for two adults. We eat a plant-based

Year-End Grocery Analysis

Every year I examine my grocery spending and try to get some insights into how I spent my grocery budget and how healthy my diet was. The grocery budget at our place provides for two adults. We eat a plant-based

Canadian Loyalty

Loyalty cards and points, that is! I have a few store rewards cards. I’m aware I’m exchanging personal information (my buying habits) for a few bucks, and I make reasonable attempts to stay informed. I don’t mind using cards or

Canadian Loyalty

Loyalty cards and points, that is! I have a few store rewards cards. I’m aware I’m exchanging personal information (my buying habits) for a few bucks, and I make reasonable attempts to stay informed. I don’t mind using cards or

Grocery Geekery

More than half of 2016 has passed so it’s time for a half-year grocery tally! I’ve tracked and analyzed my grocery spending every year since I started this blog. At our house we’ve gone through some dramatic changes in food shopping

Grocery Geekery

More than half of 2016 has passed so it’s time for a half-year grocery tally! I’ve tracked and analyzed my grocery spending every year since I started this blog. At our house we’ve gone through some dramatic changes in food shopping

Full Year Grocery Hand-Over Results

Last January I asked my spouse, Rom, if he would take over grocery shopping for the year. He was up for the challenge. He kept the same budget we had in 2014 which was $500 a month for groceries, snacks,

Full Year Grocery Hand-Over Results

Last January I asked my spouse, Rom, if he would take over grocery shopping for the year. He was up for the challenge. He kept the same budget we had in 2014 which was $500 a month for groceries, snacks,

Half Year Budget 2015

Caveat: This is not a personal finance blog and I live in a 2-person, 2-income household with no debts. Frugal types, click your Back button now! My spending has been out-of-sorts for a few months. I have been recording all my

Half Year Budget 2015

Caveat: This is not a personal finance blog and I live in a 2-person, 2-income household with no debts. Frugal types, click your Back button now! My spending has been out-of-sorts for a few months. I have been recording all my

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

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

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