Friday, November 16, 2018

Buying and Eating: November 1-15

This month we have $369.39 for food which means   $12.31/day  and    $6.16/person/day.     Groceries and meals out are both covered by this amount.   Our Cushion ytd is $714.35.  Our Total cushion is $1197.43.

What We Ate:
Turkey sandwich and macaroni and cheese;  Mooshu, mixed vegetables, strawberries;  at Ellen's; leftover smorgasbord; dinner with Mike and Gail; more leftovers; lasagna, tomato cheese bread, green soy beans, tomato salad; grilled pork, butter beans, apple sauce, beets; chili spaghetti, guacamole with chips;  homemade pizza with chips; mushroom stroganoff with spaghetti squash, butternut squash, rye cheese bread, strawberries; pizza from freezer and chips;  bbq pulled pork sandwich, scalloped potatoes, cream corn; leftover stroganoff over noodles, applesauce, roasted artichoke hearts, baguette;  spaghetti and meatballs, garlic bread, salad

What We Bought:
Wal-Mart:  pretzels, Apple pastries .$1.47
Aldi:  Brown sugar (2), butter, olives (2), grapes. $17.50
Save a Lot:  carrots( 2lb), potatoes (10 lb), Apple's (3lbs), sweet potato (1)   $4.89
Tops:  frozen vegetables (11 lbs), sugar (4lbs)  $10.67
Country Fair:  Virginia ham (lb), eggs. $2.01

Grocery Total:  $36.54

Meals Out:
Taco Bell on way to Erie. $8.13
Sam's Club on way to Erie. $4.09

Total for Meals Out:  $12.22

Total for Food:  $48.76
We have been eating from our full freezer and cupboards, as you might have guessed.

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