Saturday, December 2, 2017

November 16-30: Buying and Eating

$140.19. Left of monthly allotment
$422.10  cushion amount

Sorry I am late with this.  Tis the season.

What we ate:
Pasta with sausage and pesto, bruchetta; frozen pizza; leftover hot chicken salad; baked potato with mushrooms, peas, green onions and cheese;  homemade vegetable soup with fried bologna sandwich;  chicken with Italian sauce, pasta and broccoli with garlic and cheese, garlic toast;  flatbread pizza and fried potatoes;Cuban black bean soup; pork chops, scalloped cabbage, butternut squash, rice pilaf; beef and bean burritos

What we bought:

Crackers (5), marshmallows (2), marshmallow fluff, coffee (2), salad dressing (2), rice a Roni, tomato puree, stovetop, plum sauce, water chestnuts, bean sprouts, oil (gal), almonds, peanuts, Pam, dried orange peel, maple syrup (1/2 gal), olives, tomato paste, cilantro, Apple pie filling, salt, pepper, sun dried tomato, liquid dishwasher detergent.   $60.05

Onions (9lb), potatoes (10 lb), eggs (6 doz), bleu cheese, feta cheese, parmesan, cranberry white cheddar, plain Greek yogurt, butter (12 lb), corn chex, rice chex, stuffing mix (2), raisins, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, fresh cranberries, pretzels. $52.92

Butter (6), dark bordello cherries (3)     $20.91
I'm going to use the cherries to make homemade maraschino cherries for next year's Christmas bread.  Much healthier than the bleached and redyed ones the stores sell.

Meals Out:
Mike lunches while hunting. $16.50
Dinner in D.C.  $50
Lunch coming home from D.C.  $4.24
Lunch going to D.C.  $21.53
Dinner coming home from D.C.  $13.80

We are definitely over.  But tis the season to celebrate with friends and family.

We spent$106.07 on groceries and $133.88 on eating out with friends and family.  That takes us substantially into the cushion($99.76) which now stands at $322.34.

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