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763 9/7/11 2:47 P
Approx $ 150 a week for a family of 4
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6,528 9/7/11 2:44 P
Wow...those were the days when it was just my hubby and I. Now, we're a family of 6 (pets not included). I cook every night of the week, kids take lunch to school, and eat breakfast before leaving. I'm a strong believer in 5 fruits and veggies day, so my grocery bill is huge...$250 weekly.
Two adults and a cat in our family, I cook almost everything from scratch - 6 meals a day for us. Our large veggie garden really helps, and I can, freeze or deydrate everything from potatoes, berries, herbs fruit and lots of veggies. I consider this my "job" since I retired, and our food costs have dropped about $80 per month since I started. I spend about $50 per week, including trips to the big box store and cleaning supplies.
Fitness Minutes: (10,428)
173 9/7/11 2:10 P
Roughly $50 a week for two people. A lot of basics such as meat, veggies, milk, eggs, bread, salad, etc
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730 9/7/11 1:20 P
For me and my husband we average approx $100.00 per week
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807 9/7/11 1:19 P
I spend a lot on food each week since I am planning and preparing three meals per day for two. We spend roughly $100 per week. Sometimes this is more if the meat specials are especially good. My husband is a "meat" lover and needs to have meat for most meals. We do shop specials, use coupons and buy in bulk to help keep the bill lower. Since it is just the two of us, I do tend to buy nicer cuts of meat for him and I don't hesitate to stock up on fruits and veggies. I do not buy a lot of prepacked items for myself but my dear husband likes them for himself.
Fitness Minutes: (1,897)
113 9/7/11 1:15 P
For me, it depends on how far into the semester I am, how much I bought the previous week, and how much I ate during the week. So far, it's running around $45-50 a week on average, but the first week of school was more expensive compared to last week. The past two weeks, I've just been restocking on produce and small thinks like milk, bread, and quick foods.I've been trying harder to cut my grocery spending, and have been taking the time before shopping to see what the local grocery store has on sale as far as produce, meats, and little things.
probably about $50-$75 a week........ I have myself, my 3 dogs, and my elderly neighbor that I cook meals for her......... I generally buy the majority of my groceries every other week when I get paid and then buy 'extras" for things if needed during the week..... I also buy some things bulk or sales like $10 for 10 items and have things stocked up .. I watch sales ads alot....... a local restaurant service supply store had NY strip steaks and black gold NY strip steaks on sale over July 4th for $3.00 a steak....... shrink wrapped individual steaks ... I bought a bunch of those since they'll last and I can pull one out any time I want one..... I have a mini upright freezer and a mini fridge I can keep extras in them... I always have basic staples plus on hand..... I never buy as I go for food.....
Fitness Minutes: (112,405)
6,206 9/7/11 1:06 P
Our food bills vary hugely depending on how much cooking I have time for and whether or not we are entertaining and such
And for how many people? I've been a student for the past few years and so have been quite frugal in food shopping. Am considering shopping at a more expensive grocery store (which has nicer food) when I get a job and can afford it. I'm just wondering what is the average amount of money people spend a week on food. I have been spending around £25 a week, for food for myself.
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