Groceries

Family of 6 Meal plan – $182/week

"It's the most wonderful time of the year!!!" Another year has come and gone so quickly. It's amazing how quickly time does go. I look back to the year and remember how I started it off going grocery shopping at $150/week for our family of 6 here in Canada!!! I started in November 2018 and ended it all around March 2019. Why did I stop trying to grocery shop at that budget? Simple, it wasn't quite right for our family. For instance, items such as meat were expensive and also there was food inflation that hit over the year. One...
Meal Planning,Uncategorized

$150/Week Food Budget Canada (March)

Welcome back! It's that time again where I share my weekly meal plans for the month. Back in December & January, I was using many different cookbooks for inspiration or ideas, but this past month I reverted back to my old ways of using Pinterest. You got to do what you go to. March was super busy for us as it was the end of the hockey season for my 2 older boys which meant year-end weekend games and tournaments. It was a lot of hockey for this mama and I know in the future it will only get worse.....I...
Freezer Meals,Groceries,Meal Planning,Recipes,Save Money

$150/Week Food Budget – Canada (February)

With the month over, here is our meal plan. I didn’t do so well with budgeting. I set a budget of $150/week and for 4 weeks I should be at $600, and I came to $648 eeeeeekkkkks!!! The point is that I am trying and will continue to try and do better. At least I am working with a budget is what I keep telling myself.

Budgeting,Groceries,Meal Planning,Save Money

How To Save On Groceries – Quick Tips

Back in November, I wrote the blog postĀ 15 Tips To Save Money On GroceriesĀ and to this day, I still follow those tips. However, I have a few more quick tips (some are in the blog post, but I provide examples and I did give a couple of new ones). I was inspired to talk about it versus write about it as talking allows me to go more rogue and speak freely, plus it's fun to mix it up. Go and check out the quick video to see what I have to say on how to save on groceries, even as...
Meal Planning

Cheap Meal Plan – How To Work Through Your Freezer

Are you searching for ways to reduce your grocery bills? Did you know that as a family of 6 in Canada, I spend on average $140/week on groceries? Some weeks, I spend much less and others at about $150. I budget to be at $150 but always strive to be lower. 15 Tips To Save Money On Groceries I often hear or read comments that it is impossible to buy groceries for a family at a low price. I say that it is not true. It is very manageable if you meal plan and work on not having an abundance...
Budgeting,Groceries,Meal Planning,Save Money

15 Tips To Save Money On Groceries

Searching for ways to save money on groceries? Overspending every month? I found myself shopping at Costco at least 3 times a month and sometimes more!!! Our grocery bills were RIDICULOUS!! I was justifying the spending by saying it's because we are a family of 6 and Canadian groceries are simply more expensive..... What excuses, it is possible! It was time for a budget reboot!!!! I love a challenge and I have decided to buy groceries for our household at $600/month. Pretty much cutting our budget down by half. Now that is a big task. (This site contains endorsements for...
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