Thanks to your endurance the previous few weeks as I sat apart the standard posts right here to focus all my additional time and vitality on my ebook launch. The ebook is launched and I’m slowly getting again into the traditional groove of life — and a type of issues on my checklist to do as quickly because the ebook was launched was to complete out this 8-week sequence!
In case you missed the sooner posts, right here’s an summary:
In week #1, we talked about establishing a grocery funds. That’s crucial first step in slicing your grocery invoice.
In week #2, we mentioned why it is advisable to acknowledge potential roadblocks. You’ll want to learn by way of the feedback right here to listen to about others’ roadblocks. I feel it is going to encourage you to know you’re not alone.
In week #3, I challenged you to commit to alter one factor for 3 weeks. You may see the feedback on the submit for concepts of what others picked.
In week #4, I inspired you to verify in in your progress to see how you’re doing, what you’re studying, what’s working, and what’s not working.
In week #5, we talked about evaluating your choices in the case of shops in your space.
In week #6, we checked in on the dedication we made three weeks in the past.
And in week #7, I could have ruffled just a few feathers by difficult you to strive going to cash-only for grocery purchases for a short time.
I hope that this sequence was useful! I’d love to listen to what you realized, what was arduous, and what areas you’re nonetheless struggling in or engaged on. Inform us within the feedback.
One Factor I Took Away From This Problem
One factor I used to be impressed to do extra deliberately was to frequently store at multiple retailer. I don’t suppose that is at all times practical for me, however I found that at the very least twice a month, I’m constructive I could make a visit to each Aldi and Kroger work. And by cherry-picking the most effective offers at Ald and Kroger at the very least two weeks out of the month, I’m positively seeing that I’m capable of make our cash go additional in the case of groceries and we’ve got extra meals available — as a result of there are extra choices to get higher offers!
I had about $130 to spend on groceries this previous week ($100 from our weekly grocery funds + $30 leftover from earlier weeks that I’d rolled out). Right here’s what I purchased…
I don’t ever keep in mind seeing grapes on sale, so I used to be enthusiastic about these!
And naturally I used to be excite about this bacon deal!
I used to be enthusiastic about this cereal deal!
And this meat (taco seasoned frozen floor turkey) was marked down by 50% so I received an ideal deal on it. All the time search for the white closeout tags as you would possibly rating some implausible offers!
And I’ve by no means seen a digital coupon for milk right here. So lots of you have got informed me it is a common factor in your space, so I used to be so excited there was a digital coupon!
Aldi had strawberries for $1.69/pint. There weren’t very many, however the few they’d appeared actually good!
I might’t consider it! Eggs have been simply $2.25/dozen! It felt like such a steal of a value!
I used to be so excited as a result of I received 11 kilos of meat + a complete hen! This isn’t the most effective photograph, however I received every part for simply $119 after which purchased two dozen eggs from our buddies who’ve chickens — so all totaled, it was $129, proper below the $130 funds!