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Cash System for Groceries Week 4

Week 4 : Monday September 28 to Sunday October 4 We start out each Monday with $160 in cash for groceries. I’m beginning to wonder if Mr. A is not giving me all the receipts, lol.  It is just amazing to me that we are doing so well on limiting our grocery budget. For this week we spent only $141.06.  Mr. A is out of money, so he did spent the entire $160, just that not all of it went… Read the rest

Cash System for Groceries Week 3

Week 3: Monday September 21 to Sunday September 27 Last week we borrowed from this week’s grocery budget and were left with $140.30 for the week. I was actually a little anxious sitting here entering the receipts, hoping we met our goal to stay under the budget amount.  Mr. A is the one buying the groceries and trying to stay under budget. I’m just reporting the facts. Here’s how we did: Whoo!!  We did really good staying under the $140!… Read the rest

Cash System for Groceries Week 2

My post Cash System for Groceries Week 1 has been included at the 196th Festival of Frugality over at Green Panda Treehouse.   Please pop on over and check out the Festival, it is chock full of great frugal articles today! Week 2: Monday September 14th to Sunday September 20th Every Monday we start out the week with $160 for groceries. This is the update for week 2 of using the cash system for groceries.  Click here to read about Week… Read the rest

Cash System for Groceries Week 1

If you are visiting from the 196th Festival of Frugality hosted at Green Panda Treehouse, welcome to Out of Debt Again! Thank you Green Panda for including my post in today’s carnival! Our first week of using the cash system for groceries was Monday September 7th to Sunday the 13th was a great success! Mr. A held onto the cash for groceries and he ended up spending $158.00. Our goal was to stay under $160. Boy, it sure does make… Read the rest