After having a no-spend month with a pantry challenge in February, we were eager to do our March grocery shopping, so eager that I even went on a Saturday.
We went to Winco, Sam’s Club, and Sprouts and spent nearly $300. We will grab a few things later in the month (I just got 6 jars of jam at Walmart today), but this is basically it. Well, all this and what we have in the pantry, freezer, and food storage.
After filming my grocery haul, I promptly lost my Winco receipt. After delaying this post to look for it, I finally gave up. I took some pictures and video as I shopped and I have a pretty good memory for prices, so I’ve reconstructed it as well as possible, but I didn’t have all of the weights for produce and bulk foods. The store total, at least is accurate.
If you’ve seen my grocery hauls before, you know that I don’t create a grocery list from a menu plan. I mostly cook from scratch from ingredients in my pantry and food storage, so I just shop for what we’re low on.
I stuck pretty well to the list I showed you here:
As usual, you can watch/listen to our grocery haul, or just scan the list below!
So sorry that I lost my receipt before getting this typed up. I did the best I could!
- Bread $1.68 x 3 = $5.04
- Baby carrots (2lb) $1.88 x 2 = $3.76
- Graham crackers $1.67 x 4 = $6.68
- Raisins $2.68/lb x?
- Parmesan cheese $4.65/lb
- Steel cut oats $.63/lb x ?
- Dried apricots $2.48/lb x ?
- Homestyle noodles $1.86/lb
- Sea salt $.42/lb x ?
- Spaghetti sauce $.77 x 8 = $6.16
- Navel oranges $.68/lb x ?
- Pears $.78/lb x ?
- Roma tomatoes $.98/lb x ?
- Apples $.98/lb x ?
- Pears $.78/lb x ?
- Yams $.98/lb x ?
- Grapefruit $.78 ea x 7 = $5.46
- Cucumber $.50 x 4 = $2
- Potatoes (10 lb) $2.68 x 2 = $5.36
- Yellow onion 3 lb $1.50
- Rolled Oats (25 lb bag) $15
- Cream of wheat $1.24
- Canola Oil (1 Gal) $6 x 2 = $12
- Elbow macaroni (3 lb) $2.71
- Pasta $.93 x 4 = $3.72
- Pan spray $2
- Ketchup $1.50
- Flour (10 lb)
- Flour (5 lb)
- Brownie Mix $.98 x 2 = $1.96
- Rice Crispies
- Corn Tortillas
- Tortilla chips $3.50
- Pretzels (20 oz) $1.88 x 2 = $3.76
- Flour tortillas $2.67 x 4 = $10.68
Sam’s Club– $113.80
- Sour Cream (5 lb) $6.98
- Skim Milk $2 x 2 = $4.00
- Ice Cream (5 qt) $5.48
- Spring Mix (1 lb) $3.56
- Spinach (1 lb) $3.35 x 2 = $6.70
- Shredded Cheese (5 lb) $9.64 x 2 = $19.28
- Bananas (3 lb $1.23 x 6 = $7.38
- Cream Cheese (6- 8oz bricks) $7.87
- Cottage Cheese (5 lb) $6.48
- Clementines (5 lb) $4.7
- Butter (4 lb) $10.89
- Romaine $2.54
- Peanut Butter (2 x 40oz) $6.98 x 4 = $27.92
- Blood Oranges 1.5 lb @ $1.48/lb = $2.23
- Fuji Apples 4.4 lb @ $.98/lb = $4.31
- Grapes 2.69 lb @ $1.48/lb = $3.98
- Avocados 6 @ 3/$1 = $2.00
For those who are wondering what sort of things we eat on a regular basis, you can see a typical month’s meals right here.
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