Monday, March 9, 2015

This Week on the Dining Table

The "The Boy is Home" Edition ........


Went to pick him up on Saturday.  Stopped at Quaker Steak & Lube for lunch.


For the next week we are an eating family of 3 again.  Fun.
 
Here's what was planned last week.......

1.  Beef Stroganoff, rice, veggie
2.  Salmon, Squash casserole
3.  Pasta with meat sauce, salad or soup
4.  Pork filet or Country Fried Steak(diners choice), Steak fries, leftover squash casserole
5.  Pizza, Salad
6.  Leftovers or Soup & fresh bread
7.  Ginger garlic duck & veggie stir-fry, rice
 
And this is what actually happened--

1.  Beef Stroganoff, rice, veggie
2.  Salmon, Squash casserole
3.  Pasta with meat sauce, salad or soup
4.  Leftovers
5.  Pizza, Salad
6.  Leftovers or Soup & fresh bread
7.  Ginger garlic duck & veggie stir-fry, rice

Everything went as planned except because of extra leftovers we didn't have the pork filets meal.

Last week I made 1 trip to the grocery store(but I have that last trip in Feb. on this month's tab), so I spent  $51.24 OOP on $104.74 worth of reg. retail groceries.  I had 1 transaction at Rite-Aid(but I have 1 trip after I closed out the books on Feb.)and spend $1.38 OOP on $59.06 worth of toiletries, so $52.62 total spending on $163.80 worth of products last week.

$52.62 spent of my $300 March food budget, leaving us $247.38 for the month.

Leftovers going into this week are asparagus/leek soup and ham/bean soup and 1 helping of squash casserole.

Here is the plan for this week.........

1.  Leftover Pasta with meat sauce, Collards
2.  Roasted Turkey Breast, Stuffing, Corn, Cranberry Glop
3.  Lasagna, Salad or Soup
4.  Pork filet or Country Fried Steak(diners choice), Steak fries, Veggie TBD
5.  Corned Beef, Cabbage
6.  Leftovers
7.  Leftovers or Take-Out
 
What I need to buy for this menu......celery, milk, cabbage and corned beef.  That should come in about about $14 but there are few things on special I want to pick up this week as well so I am figuring about $100 for all.  This also includes some snacks and foodstuffs for College Boy to take back to school with him.

If course my entire menu could end up being totally different from this plan if College Boy wants something different.  Yah, now that we only see him infrequently I tend to cook his favorites when he is home.  8-)

 
What is getting fixed and served at your house this week?    

Was last week's plan successful, did you go off plan or did you not even plan what was going to be eaten that week?

Any great deals on food at your stores this week?

Sluggy

5 comments:

  1. Since March is Frozen Food Month, Pict Sweet frozen vegetables is on sale. lots of produce is on sale--Strawberries, $0.99/qt.; pineapples, $0.99; grapes, $1.49. and lots more.

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  2. He looks so much like his daddy, so cute I just want to pinch his cheek! I bet he would love that, this strange old woman pinching his cheek.

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  3. Tonight: Possibly chicken tacos
    Tomorrow: Quick sandwich or leftovers (youth group at 7)
    Wednesday: Arby's (youth group at 6)
    Thursday: Something good
    Friday: YGISGAM!

    Peace <3
    Jay

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  4. College boy and son look happy! College boy and DJ are both in need of a razor. LOL.

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  5. My daughter just came home after 10 days away. Money spent on groceries while she was away? Zero. Since her return? $107. And she's skinny as a toothpick!

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