Wednesday, February 24, 2010

No Groceries Challenge

Turtle and I decided on Sunday to try this. To go as long as we could without buying groceries. We spend a lot of money on food (I think), especially since we're just two people! I'm trying to save money...

The only items we are allowed to go to the store for are dairy (I eat a lot of Greek yogurt, but only when I'm down to my last one), bread, cold cuts, or if we're expecting company. My college roommate might be coming for a visit on Saturday, she has a 4.5 yr old and a 2 yr old, and I don't have exactly kid-friendly food.

We have a freezer in our basement, filled with meat, veggies, some bread products (mostly rolls) so it's not like we're going to be bare-bones in no time.

I think this will be fun! But of course, Turtle suggested that we have shrimp Alfredo on Friday night...and I was like, "nope, no cream, no store." Shrimp scampi it is! ;-)

I'll keep you posted.


  1. I am behind the times and catching up! This challenge would be difficult for me! (or it would have been when I had a KITCHEN!). . . I think I spend a lot for *just me*. . . so I can see how everything adds up quickly.

  2. Thanks for coming back :) We spend almost $600 a month, on average. It's sickening. I rarely buy dessert foods, or's all meat, dairy, produce...


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