The sixth week of our $25 grocery budget challenge is finished, and I will no longer be posting my grocery hauls and menu plan here on Patty Cake’s Pantry. This challenge has been a learning experience for all of us, and I was surprised that I didn’t feel like we were deprived during this time. Except for my refusal to buy soft drinks, no one had any complaints. I bought soft drinks for our family during my over budget, third week on this challenge. Since soft drinks have no nutritional value, and they are expensive, I am attempting to relegate […]
In my previous post, I might have mentioned that I was going to try to and emulate the grocery budget of Amanda from the fundamental home, and feed my family of five for $25 per week. This week, I am going to share my inventory and the menu plan for my first $25/week grocery budget. It was really an enlightening experience. Read on to learn the steps that I took to feed my family for $25 this week.