• S
  • Groveland, USA
  • 6 months ago

Budgeting for Groceries

How do you budget for groceries? Do you stick to a strict list when shopping?
  • K
  • Pennellville, United States
  • 18 days ago

I meal plan that week. I look at what we got and then look at what's on sales. Our family budget is $300 a month for a family of 4.

  • T
  • Springfield, United States
  • a month ago

We just plan and Go!

  • D
  • Troy, USA
  • a month ago

I make a list of ideas for the week for lunches and dinners. from there I make a shopping list. I try to incorporate meals with the same meats and freeze extras. I also make large dinners that can be reheated and eaten the next day for lunch or dinner, and some so large that whole portions can be frozen for a quick meal at a later date. like chili or soups. I always get the largest packages of meat I can and spread one package into multiple meal ideas.

  • D
  • Troy, USA
  • a month ago

also I constantly check what is going on sale and plan meals around that also

  • K
  • Auburn, USA
  • 2 months ago

No strict budget. Family of 4. For us it's about need not want. We purchase meats that will make 2 meals. We get fresh veggies not can. Its all about seperating into meal plans.

  • K
  • Toronto, Canada
  • 3 months ago

Before we go grocery shopping, we check what we already have then make a list of what we need for two weeks. We try to buy things in bulk which last longer. I usually try to find sales in flyers for things we don’t buy in bulk and either get the sale item or price match. We also have a budget as well so sometimes while we’re shopping, we don’t get EVERYTHING on the list. Just what we need on a daily basis like breakfast foods and dinner foods. We usually spend the most money on meat cause it can be frozen and last really long.

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