Posts Tagged: weekly grocery

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

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

Grocery Shopping Notes # 5: The “Price of Milk” Dairy Edition

January is always an expensive grocery month because I don’t go anywhere, do anything  or buy anything in January! Therefore, I stay home and indulge in good meals. Our greatest ongoing expenses are probably dairy and bread. Canada has nearly

Grocery Shopping Notes # 5: The “Price of Milk” Dairy Edition

January is always an expensive grocery month because I don’t go anywhere, do anything  or buy anything in January! Therefore, I stay home and indulge in good meals. Our greatest ongoing expenses are probably dairy and bread. Canada has nearly

Grocery Shopping Notes # 4: The Fruit Dilemma Edition

I stopped by the grocery store “just for milk” and gave in to temptation to buy imported blackberries, deeply discounted. I have been trying to buy local fruit and veg, but in my part of the world, the fruit is

Grocery Shopping Notes # 4: The Fruit Dilemma Edition

I stopped by the grocery store “just for milk” and gave in to temptation to buy imported blackberries, deeply discounted. I have been trying to buy local fruit and veg, but in my part of the world, the fruit is

Grocery Shopping Notes # 3: Costco Deals

Successfully negotiated Costco tonight and bought only what I went in for. These are “luxury” items but last for months and so worth it: 2 kg raisins (Sun Maid raisins, can only get the tiny snack boxes at Sobey’s) $7.99

Grocery Shopping Notes # 3: Costco Deals

Successfully negotiated Costco tonight and bought only what I went in for. These are “luxury” items but last for months and so worth it: 2 kg raisins (Sun Maid raisins, can only get the tiny snack boxes at Sobey’s) $7.99

Grocery Shopping Notes # 2: Back to Sobey’s

The time most people shop for groceries in my area is Friday after work: the grocery flyers come out on Thursday, the sales start on Friday, and everyone stocks up on their commute home before the weekend. Rather than fight

Grocery Shopping Notes # 2: Back to Sobey’s

The time most people shop for groceries in my area is Friday after work: the grocery flyers come out on Thursday, the sales start on Friday, and everyone stocks up on their commute home before the weekend. Rather than fight

Grocery Shopping Notes # 1: Superstore Run

We have just started our 12th month of menu planning. My spouse and I each make a couple of meals that we want to try out, and we fill in the rest of the month with our favourites, in rotation.

Grocery Shopping Notes # 1: Superstore Run

We have just started our 12th month of menu planning. My spouse and I each make a couple of meals that we want to try out, and we fill in the rest of the month with our favourites, in rotation.