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Thursday, January 5, 2012

January Challenge To Save Money Post 3


I learned something today..... When you don't eat out - You run out of the basics more quickly -ie: Milk, and bread.... This morning - I did a Target run.... Usually when I go - I take a circular route - through the shoes... to the book section... to the DVDs... and then to the food... Many times along my journey - I would randomly throw books or movies into my basket.... I made the decision when I walked in the door - that I knew what I needed... and that is all I'm going to get...
Bread - $1.99, Brown paper lunch bags (I can't get my kids to use lunch boxes) $1.02 (on sale I bought 2 packs of 100. Target brand Sweet n low - on sale - bought 2 boxes (1/2 the price as the brand name product and tastes the same), 1 gallon of milk - 1/2 the price than Albertson's... Now I did make a purchase that I did not intend to make - Frozen fruit... I'll tell you why on my next post.

Last night - was the last night to have "kid favorites" - yummy - Cheese burgers - I personally like barbeque sauce on mine... How do you eat yours?





Tonight it's Grilled pork chops, rice, green beans and apple sauce..

5 comments:

  1. I love groceries at Target! My favorite grocery store is still HEB. Target may be my second choice, though!

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  2. You're doing good! Those extra things that get thrown in really add up - I'm guilty of that too.

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  3. Good job on going in for only what you needed. That was prob one of the hardest for me to get into a routine of doing! GOOD JOB!!

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  4. YUM!!!! Tater Tots!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

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  5. I like pepper jack cheese with honey mustard...but you can't really make a bad cheeseburger! :)

    I love tater tots too! Yummmmmm!

    Great job getting through the store with just one extra item! Way to go!

    My way of cutting down on extras is living in a 5th wheel! LOL

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