Well, Christmas is over and I don’t know about you, but we are in the “uhhh….we spent a lot of money” and we-need-to-tighten-our-belts mode. Can anyone else relate?
So, I was in budget mode today. Our goal was to stay at $250 for two weeks. I came in at $222. I took out the remaining $28 in cash for mid-week shopping. Fingers crossed that we can stay under budget. It is the mid-week shopping that kills us a lot of times.
In the spirit of saving money, I bought dried beans this week for the chili: 3 bags at 12 servings per bag. That’s a looooooot of beans.
I’ve never used dried beans before so I am looking forward to cooking with them. This website gives promising advice. Wish me luck, ya’ll.
It also helps that we are eating venison from Aaron’s deer twice this week!
What are your favorite budget meals?
What is your favorite tip for saving money at the grocery store?