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        I want to learn how to feed a family of 4 on less than 100 per week. I just can't seem to do it.
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        Quote Originally Posted by cgwhite View Post
        Hi my name is Carrie.
        I am a homeschooling mother of two boys 16 and 18.
        I have homeschooled them since kindergarten and 1st grade.
        My 18 year old is dual enrolled with a college in central FL
        and is graduateing in Dec.
        I enjoy cooking and baking. I am married to wonderful man for 20 yrs.
        My money saving tip is useing Ebey for buying curriculum used. I use Alpha and Omega SOS computer curriculum and it is very expensive new so I will sell what I have every year and buy what I need to replace the one I sold.
        I want to learn how to feed a family of 4 on less than 100 per week. I just can't seem to do it.
        I hae been trying to use coupons but it seems like I end up spending more instead of less. Any suggestions?
        yes! Check out our $50 weekly menu plan and read some of the past ones to see how we split it up each month. Also, you can put in a help request on our sister site for help with a $50 menu plan in your zipcode. Check out the dirt cheap recipes here in the forums and in a few days our ebook, "the 2012 guide to groceries under $250 a month" will be free for download for 24 hours, make sure you get a copy!
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