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Old 08-08-2007, 10:24 AM   #1
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Default Grocery Bill?

What is your average grocery bill / week and how many people are being fed out of it?
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Old 08-08-2007, 10:33 AM   #2
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Around $150 - 200, but the boss shops every other week and sometimes extends it out over 2 weeks before shopping again.

2 Adults - 2 kids - 2 Guinee pigs - 2 Rabbits - 1 Dog - 1 indoor cat and 3 outdoor cats!
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so between 150 - 175 a week for 3 of us (1 in still eating baby food) is a lot huh?
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Old 08-08-2007, 10:53 AM   #4
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so between 150 - 175 a week for 3 of us (1 in still eating baby food) is a lot huh?

Diapers are in that? That was the killer for us when my kids were small.

But you probably need to add in there that we get pizza once a week ($20) and eat at a restruant at least every other week ($50).
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Old 08-08-2007, 11:00 AM   #5
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My wife has the answer to your problems...if you have big grocery stores close by where you live. She is doing something called the grocery game and has saved a ton of money. i.e. she will get 150 bucks worth the groceries and pay 70 dollars. When you sign up, just use her email address as a reference
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Were at about 120 to 130 a week for two adults and two rug rats. We usually don't buy meat, we get all of that in the fall. But that includes a little bit for dog food and a box of beer.
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The grocery game also allows you to buy stuff in bulk...you might not need 9 tubes of toothpaste, but if you can get them for 1.50 for 9 then you might as well buy them! And it is the name brand stuff that you use everyday. I am a big fan.

She bought us 3 very nice NY Strip steaks the other night that sold for 40 bucks....she paid 13.
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I do once a month of about $250-$300 (Dry and frozen foods) and then weekly (fresh stuff) is about $40 a week. We are feeding 2 adults and 2 kids.
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