Wednesday, October 10, 2012

October grocery shopping and menu planning part 1

These groceries were purchased on Thursday, October 4.

Chicken: About 9 pounds for $15.30 at Meijer.

Eggs: 2 dozen for $2.98 (!!!) at Aldi. (Is there something wrong with the chickens this month?)

Green beans: 2 pounds for $1.99 at Meijer.

Bacon: $3.19 at Aldi. (It used to be $2.99. Boo.)

Milk: $1.69 at Aldi.

Parmesan: $2.39 at Aldi.

Cream cheese: $1.19 at Aldi.

Sliced provolone cheese: $1.99 at Aldi.

Lunchmeat: $3.49 at Aldi.

Shredded cheddar cheese: $2.99 at Aldi.

Salsa: $1.69 at Aldi.

Pickles: $1.49 at Aldi.

Applesauce: $2.19 at Meijer.

Potatoes: $1.99 at Aldi. (That's a really good price. I didn't realize that until now; I just chucked them in the cart.)

Vegetable bouillon: 2 packages for $2.38 at Kroger. (I always get two because it's impossible to find.)

Sweetened condensed milk: 2 cans for $2.38 at Aldi.

Lentils: 1 pound for $1.29 at Kroger. (And then Meijer had them on sale, 4 for $5. Oh well.)

Chocolate chips: $1.57 at Kroger.

Total: $52.18 (See? I told you it was unbelievably low.)

Grocery > Other Total: $13.16

Menu plan:

Friday: Leftover veggie soup, fresh garlic-cheddar biscuits

Saturday: Meatloaf, potatoes with parsley and butter, applesauce

Monday: Potato soup

Wednesday: Chicken alfredo, green beans and bacon


GeekLady said...

Eggs have gone up because the drough has raised feed prices.

You migh want to buy extra bacon whenver it's on sale too - the aporkalypse is coming.

The Sojourner said...

I think I saw that on Facebook. A lot of my friends REALLY love bacon.