About 11 months ago there was a post in a facebook group that I'm in that asked how much people were spending on groceries. I estimated the amount to be about $150 a week. Then I sat down, downloaded my bank statement in .csv format and sorted it by where I was spending my money. … Continue reading Meal planning – a review
Are you ready for some retail therapy? Ok, grocery shopping is NOT classed as retail therapy BUT once you start seeing the savings you're making from all the effort you've just put in, then you may be able to direct those savings to something more enjoyable... Once you've done all the planning that you've read … Continue reading Shopping your meal plan.
If you broke into my house, in my kitchen you would find my current meal planner binder. It's grey. It's labelled. And it contains the following: My seasonal rotating 4 weekly meal planner spreadsheet. My shopping list for each week complete with the cost of how much I'm budgeting to spend. Recipes. If you're planning … Continue reading The Ultimate Meal Planner Binder – that you can make at home.
This won't work for me because.... I get bored of eating the same food all the time. This is really up to you and what works for your family. The internet is full of meal ideas, and collaborating with some other mums is sure to give you further ideas. This is your chance for the … Continue reading Meal Planning FAQ
"The average family spends $156.54 a week, or $13,900 a year on groceries and takeaway." This is according to a recap on a show called "Eat well, for less?" 1. The cost. What do you spend a week on groceries and takeaway? Statistically, Australia is one of the more expensive countries for food shopping. In … Continue reading Five big reasons to meal plan.