October 07, 2013

Meal Plan Monday ~ Week 4

This is my 4th week posting the meal plans. I think I have worked out most of the kinks.. I try to post as much info as time allows, but if you have a specific question, please ask.. I will be happy to answer. Don't forget to choose the option to receive notifications to pots when you comment.. otherwise you may never know I answered! :)

I try to do bulk shopping once a month a  fill in weekly as needed. We do a pantry build, so we tend to buy large quantities of basic food items. This is not becasue we have a large family, although it helps, but this method also works great for smaller families and even single people. I like to shop sale/clearance items. I rarely use coupons. I will also include here random non-food grocery items, as I do include that in our budget.

Our Meal Plan
Notes
* snacks are usually cheese and crackers, pretzels, fruit/veggies, or fresh baked goods
*Sundays we fast one meal, the littles usually snack since they do not fast. ( its optional for everyone)
*we do have a small supplement of food from our garden. Its not a lot tho
*meals are subject to change without notice ;)

Our weekly menu is brought to you by Quinten, who is officially in charge of planning and preparing the majority of the family meals.

Sunday        B Yogurt/Bananas
                    L/D Grilled Cheese

Monday       B  Omlettes
                    L  PBJ
                    D Taco Salad

Tuesday       B  Oatmeal w/brown sugar
                    L  PBJ
                    D  Alfredo Pasta w/broccoli

Wednesday  B  Oatmeal w/pineapple
                    L   Tuna Pasta Salad
                    D  Spaghetti

Thursday      B  Oatmeal
                    L  Hummus
                    D  Stir Fry

Friday          B  Oatmeal
                    L  PBJ
                    D  Black Bean Salsa

Saturday      B Breakfast Tacos
                    L Pizza ( Take out)
                    D Goat Meat Roast

Shopping List 

Kroger
8 loaves bread .79
2 boxes saltine crackers $1.50
1 bag chips $1.19
1 can cheese dip $2
1 cont. Sherbet
1 qt orange juice $1.99
2 cans frosting $1.09 ( with coupon)
1 box cake mix $1.89
1 2 liter ginger ale .89
1 pkg toilet paper .88
4 clearance bags gummy lifesavers .50
2 clearance bags raisinettes .75
$28.87


Walmart
3 Food Storage Buckets $1
4.78lbs banana's .52lb
6 jars Alfredo sauce $1.38
2 Boxes Cheeze Nips $1.68
4.8lbs apples .97
3 4pk yogurt $1.98
$24.39

Dollar Tree
1 3pk food container
1 table sponge
1 dish brush
1 pk batteries AA
1 pk batteries D
1 flashlight
1 pk super glue
1 box freezer bags
2 bars vegetable bath soap
1 2pk irish spring soap
1 pk lighters
1 box kitchen matches
1 bottle shampoo
1 bottle conditioner
1 salt pepper shaker set
1 kithcen spoon
2 jars olives
2 pkg tootsie rolls
4 small red bins ( for kitchen gadgets)
2 tube toothpaste
2 rolls twine
4 bottles lemon juice
1 bag candy corn
1 bottle rubbing alcohol
2 brooms
1 spray bottle
$39.92

Total week spending $93.18   Total month spending $93.18      Total year spending (9/8/13) $583.08


*If for some reason you think we aren't eating right, then no worries, just move along. I assure you my family is extremely healthy and our diet sustains my very energetic free range children.

2 comments:

  1. We have had milk goats but no meat goats. You'll have to tell me is the roast is good!! Here's the link for my week's plan.

    http://themoxleyfamily.blogspot.com/2013/10/this-weeks-menu-plan.html

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  2. Try this recipe for Birria with your goat meat. http://masaassassin.blogspot.com/2009/04/birria-de-chivo-recipe-goat-stew.html (It looks like a pretty authentic recipe, although I have not made this myself. It is a Mexican favorite!)

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