Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Can You Feed A Family of 4 on $30 A Week?

This is an absolutely fabulous question that I am curious to find the answer to myself. Now, in my household there is me some munchkins on the way, a pile of the cutest little mutts in the world, all the neighbor kids and their parents, and of course I take food to my mom's house where my brother is frequently hanging out. Then I cook for my Grandma when she's home, but she broke her pelvis and is in skilled nursing for a few more weeks. She says the food stinks! I need to make her some sweets and take them up there. Last but not least  I have a friend who I can't get rid of, that is by for dinner 3 or 4 times a week. I think it is fair to say that I feed 4 for now on a regular basis with neighborhood kids for dinner 2 days a week and snacks four days a week and company at least 2 other nights. Whew, that's alot of food!

I'm wondering can it be done for $30 a week with coupons or am I dreaming. I am going to keep track for the next few weeks and see.  Now I am figuring 3 meals  a day and snacks. That's the only way it would work.

Let's see if it can be done!

I must get out my binder to see what's for sale.

Praying for Rain,

The Cute Couponer

Monday, July 11, 2011

The Challenge Is Over

Can I hear a Woo-Hoo! I am glad it's over because I bombed the challenge. I will never do a no eat out challenge in Summer again. It's too hot to heat up the house cooking,especially with no air-conditioning, and with all the BBQ's your invited too. It makes it impossible.

Enough about that! We will do it again in Fall. With recipes and pictures.

Just Checking In.

The Cute Couponer

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Preparing for the 4th of July

I'm in the mood for some fun. What a great idea to do to get ready for tomorrow's 4th of July parade. I also have some recipes to share tomorrow.

Hugs and Kisses,

The Cute Couponer
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