Showing posts from December, 2017

Meal plan for Dec 30 to Jan 12

Okay as promised here is the meal plan:

Breakfasts:  eggs and toast, eggs and fried potatoes, oatmeal, cold cereal, pumpkin chocolate chip    muffins, banana bread

Lunches:  leftovers, sandwiches or soup

Dinners:  chicken, stuffing and carrots
                grilled cheese and soup
                baked pasta
                pulled pork sandwiches and coleslaw
                zuppa toscana soup
                chicken, sweet potatoes and green beans
                pork chops, baked potatoes and veggies
                homemade pizza X 2
                sausage, corn and green beans
                chicken taco soup

Snacks:  veggie straws, pretzels, muffins, banana bread, tortilla chips and salsa

You may notice that I did not post 14 dinners, that is because the other nights are leftover nights.  It is typically Tuesday nights as dh goes directly from work to a meeting and picks up something.  The baked pasta will have a sauce loaded with veggies and the homem…

Grocery Shop Dec 30, 2017

It has seems like I have lived in the grocery store the past month but today is different.  You see Friday was payday and after paying the bills and the incidentals I have $30 left for food for two weeks for two adults.  Now I have quite a bit of meat in the freezer and the pantry is not overfull but it is not empty either.  Doable but scary.  So I made my grocery list, listened to dh's requests and went to the grocery store.  Here is what I got:

2 big bags of tortilla chips
2 lb velvetta  cheese
1 pkg hot dogs
1 pkg hot dog buns
2 cans of mushrooms
2 small boxes of fish sticks
1 container sour cream
1 container cottage cheese
1 bag whole wheat flour
1 container ice cream
bologna, 1 pkg
1 dozen eggs
drink mix
2 containers wet dog food
1 can enchilada sauce

I spent $32.07.  I did have a couple of dollars that I had found extra.  Not bad really I think.  Dh had requested the tortilla chips, velvetta cheese, fish sticks and hot dogs.  The cottage cheese is the only thing I needed for…