Grocery Budget Challenge {Week 39} Plus September Winner!

How are you doing with your Grocery Budget?

Did you know we have a weekly challenge going?  Lucky for you, 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 need to start saving 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: $7.15
Savings this week: $8.80

Spending for September: $170.12
Savings for September:  $227.40

Year to date spending: $1,176.29
Year to date savings: $1,906.41

I could not pass up the cereal deal at Albertsons and I stopped into Fred Meyer for the cases of water!

Becky: Feeding a family of 3

Monthly grocery budget: $200

Spending this week: $37.10
Savings this week: $124.62

Spending for September: $199.53
Savings for September:  $618.61

Year to date spending: $1745.08
Year to date savings: $3518.36

WOO!!!  Made it under budget by $0.47!!  After going WAY over last month, it’s nice to be under budget again!

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.

#3- View the results below and see what sort of goals other Fabulessly Frugal readers are setting!

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:

Congratulations to Christina B our September budget challenge winner! Comment on this post to claim your prize. 


  • Amber B

    Hi! Looks like the link to enter budget #s is broken. It’s taking readers to the spreadsheet not the entry form. Thanks for everything!

  • Tina B

    Was I the winner from September? I keep missing the posts for the grocery challenge on FB. I post as Christina, but here I’m Tina B. If I wasn’t, congratulations to the other Christina!

  • Tina B

    The link is still broken. I cannot enter my information for week 39.

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