Grocery Budget Challenge {Week 50}

December 10, 2012 7 Comments | Disclosure

How are you doing with your Grocery Budget?

Did you know we have a weekly challenge going?  Lucky for you, even thought it is almost the end of the year it’s not too late to join!  Here are the details about our 2012 Grocery Budget Challenge. Even if you are not yet using coupons you can start saving more simply by setting some goals!

We hope you will join us! Set a goal today and get on the path to taking control of your grocery budget!

Here is how some of the fabs are doing…

Monica: Feeding a family of 4

Monthly grocery budget: $150

Spending this week: $0
Savings this week: $107.50

Spending for December: $0
Savings for December:  $107.50

Year to date spending: $1,410.39
Year to date savings: $3070.43

I took two trips to Fred Meyer this week. Great way to get the store coupon deals with limits. It is on my route so it is easy for me to do. I used $59.81 of my Fred Meyer gift card to make these purchases, but stretched my card my saving $48.69 with coupons!

 

Becky: Feeding a family of 3.5

Monthly grocery budget: $200

Spending this week: $9.49
Savings this week: $21.71

Spending for December: $9.49
Savings for December: $21.71

Year to date spending: $2261.48
Year to date savings: $4395.03

Just went to Walgreens last week!  I LOVE having a stockpile.  It makes rough weeks easier, because you can just live off it!

So are you ready to track your spending and join our challenge?

#1 – Pick a monthly grocery budget amount. {Tips for setting a budget goal}

#2 – Complete the form below with your #’s, and be entered to win our monthly $20 amazon gift card drawing.

Tools to help you:

  • Here is a grocery budget tracking spreadsheet to help you keep track of your spending/saving each week. It’s nothing fancy, but it will help you track your spending so you can quickly enter in your #’s each Monday afternoon.
  • {NEW!}  We also encourage you to download our Fabulessly Frugal Budget Tool to easily set a budget, track your spending and compare your actual spending to the budget you make.

Enter your goal and spending here:

November Challenge Winner: Lauren H!

Lauren- Comment on this post to claim your prize and I will send you your $20 amazon gift card!

 

Comments

  1. What was the deal on the Fred Meyer gift card?

  2. How do you spend 0 and save over 100.00? I would like more detailes. Item for item so I can see and understand. Also no Fred Meyer in my area.

    • I used a gift card so my out of pocket was $0. I spent $59.81 on my Fred Meyer gift card and saved $48.69 with coupons!

  3. I claimed my prize last week for the November drawing =)

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