Monday, February 01, 2010

"High Five" Monthly Recap -- January


January is over!
I know, I know ... already?? 
I try not to wish away time but I can't help getting a little excited when I think that Spring is getting closer!

I track my grocery spending and savings.  Do you?  I use a very easy ... already designed ... spreadsheet.  Andrea at Mommy Snacks made her Grocery Savings Chart available to her readers and I have used it ever since! (Thanks Andrea!!) Sometimes the results give me a great sense of accomplishment while of course other times they're an eye opener that I need to try a little harder.  
January was the former!!

I have $80 a week budgeted for groceries so that's $320 a month.  

 My grocery trip totals for January
I brought home groceries valued at $1,029.
I spent $283.
I saved $746 or 72.49%

Stockpile Additions of Note
I won't need to buy these things for several months at least ... I hope!
Cottage Cheese (Won't last as long as the other items)
How did you do?  What did you stock up on?  Leave comments with your stories for the month.  Have a blog .... link up your month end posts.  Let's give "High Fives!" and learn from each other!

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