So we just got back from doing our first big grocery trip in a while. Borrowed the truck to go to Sobeys, and lucky for us they extended the members' event to today :) Which was good and bad. We did get a BUNCH of stuff, a couple things here or there were added to our list when we saw them but I was very good at saying no to things I've been craving. It's hard! But Halloween is coming up and we're having a party so I'll save my indulging for then.
I just boosted our grocery budget this month to $250 compared to the $220 it was last month, cause although we were very strict, we go through lots of milk and I found myself not eating as much trying to save money, but that's not good when you're trying to grow a baby!
Either way, we had $181.77 left in the budget when we left this morning. Our bill came to $126.47. We saved $16.45 cash from members' discounts, plus several things were buy this many, get this much off. We also got 656 Sobeys points because half the store had bonus points :) We now have $15 worth of points! That will come in handy come Christmas time.
So we still have $55.30 left in the food budget, which should be enough to get milk for the rest of the month, plus stuff for the Halloween party.
Enchiladas this week! Mmmm!