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

2 comments:

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.