Each year, my family and I take the “no shopping challenge.” This is essentially a time for us to NOT purchase anything. We stop buying groceries, any gadgets, clothing. There are no movies rented, no eating out, no spending of money. The only exception to this is gas for our vehicles, and bills we pay […]
I am not a traditional grocery shopper. Here’s the short version – I buy everything I can in bulk, from the farmers market, from local farmers, and then after I’ve gone through those 3 areas I buy from the grocery store. This is how I keep organic/natural foods in our kitchen without breaking the bank.
John and Kelli of The Sustainable Couple are frugal. This means Aldi is one of their favorite grocery stores, especially now that they offer more organic and natural products. Check out their shopping list and receipt from their last grocery trip to see what $100 bought them. Remember, Kelli and John cost almost everything from […]
This month, my family (family of 3) decided that we would take our usual monthly grocery budget of $400, set aside $100 for groceries and save the rest for Disneyland. Yes, I know, it sounds crazy, but the kids have been bugging me to go to Disneyland for ages, and the only part of our […]