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    • Groceries Under $200 Month RSS Feed

      by Published on 03-28-2010 09:21 AM  Number of Views: 61278 
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      According to the US government, the average family of 4 spends between $713-$1,113* a month on groceries.
      Learn how we feed our family of 4 for less than $200 a month! Download our free E-book, complete with recipes, a monthly menu and more.


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      Planning a weekly Menu can seem a bit overwhelming at first, after all, that's 3 meals a day, 21 meals per week, 1,092 meals per year and if you have a family of 4- that's a whopping 4,368 meals! There are numerous ways to plan menus, the evening before, a week in advance, 2 weeks in advance, or monthly.
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      The average family of 4 in the United States spends more than $700 a month on groceries alone. In the “2012 Family Guide ...
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      Reducing your grocery bill to under $250 is a cinch, if you maintain a fully stocked pantry of basic ingredients. Here is a basic list of must have ingredients:
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      by Published on 01-31-2011 05:00 AM

      Week 5 Grocery Notes: Chicken leg quarters were on sale this week for .50 pound, so I purchased 20 pounds.
      The best way to prepare such a huge amount of chicken is to remove the skin and place the chicken in a large stock pot. Bring it to a boil with a chopped onion and a bit of pepper. Once the meat is falling off the bone, strain the meat, reserving the stock, return the stock & bones to the pot and continue simmering. (I usually add a bit more onion, garlic, celery
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      by Published on 01-24-2011 03:23 PM

      Week 4 Grocery Notes: Using the grocery guide, I took advantage of the sales in our area and purchased the following: 1 head of lettuce, 1 head of cauliflower, 3 fresh tomatoes, 1 green pepper, carrots, 1 cuke, radishes, Milk, 2 lbs ground turkey, steaks & a pot roast. Read Full Article ...
      by Published on 01-17-2011 04:00 AM

      Week 3 Grocery Notes: This week things are getting a little easier, we have lots of pork in the freezer, as well as a few packages boneless skinless chicken breast.
      Yesterday, while shopping at Piggly Wiggly, I discovered a huge 15# package of thick sliced bacon for $19.99. Given the fact that our youngest would eat a pound of bacon in one sitting if given the opportunity, I figured I'd better buy it while it was priced well. I divided it into 1 pound packages, vacuum sealed it and froze it and now have enough for 15 meals. Read Full Article ...
      by Published on 01-10-2011 01:26 PM

      Week 2 Grocery Notes: While I didn't get a chance to take a photograph of our grocery deals this week, I did manage to find boneless skinless chicken breast on sale at Walmart for $1.77 a pound. Chicken is pretty easy to find cheap and if given the opportunity, I prefer to purchase boneless, skinless breasts. Read Full Article ...
      by Published on 01-03-2011 08:39 AM
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      Over the course of the past 14 years, our family has spent an average of $250 per month on groceries and household items for the four of us. At the request of a good friend, we've decided to share our weekly menus with the world, in hopes that you too can get your family out of debt in this gloomy economy. Read More
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