I was feeling a bit defeated this week as the "cash" in my grocery money was nearly gone. What in the world am I doing wrong?...I felt bad until I stumbled on this post from Choosing Voluntary Simplicity.
I had budgeted approximately $200.00 a week for 4 adults and 2 children (albeit older children), and I was running short. But, according to the government guidelines, I should be spending $251.00 a week (and that is the low-cost budget plan). There is a "thrifty plan", but that is what I'm spending now (miserably, I might add).
So, I will continue to budget $200.00 a week, as both my older daughters are going back to school after we return from the lake, and I may be able to do it for a family of four.....
We'll see, but now I feel a bit better about it!
What does your family spend on groceries???
Wednesday, August 6, 2008
Posted by Sharon at 3:25 PM