Well, well, well. It seems I have FINALLY managed to stay within a $600 per month grocery budget for the first time in recent memory.
You may be shouting, “amateur!” I don’t care. I have never been able to figure out how to reduce this expense until now, and I am PROUD of myself.
In June, we spent $1243.61 on food.
In August, we spent $597.13.
How in the world did we manage to HALF our grocery budget in the space of two months?
Well, if you want the short answer:
I started budgeting my grocery money weekly.
If you want the long answer (which, I think you do, because, come on, who wants a one-sentence answer when you can get something long and complicated?!), then read on.Continue reading “How I Went from Spending $1250 to $600 on Groceries in Two Months”