Monday, February 15, 2010

Spending Totals for Last week

Well, I think that it is safe to say that we still have 2 weeks left in the month and we are already WAY over budget. I think we'll just start fresh in March and see how we can do. Here are the totals for last week, 02/07-02/13...
Food: $33.59
Health & Beauty: $8.41
Household: $11.62
Total Spent: $53.62
Eating Out: $26
Hopefully this week will go a little better.... A girl can dream right?! :-D

Menu Plan Monday!

This week is going to be filled with work catch up, house cleaning, snow and hopefully more baking, I LOVE MY NEW BREAD MACHINE!!! I have probably stated that about a million times already, but what's one more?! Here's the Menu for this week...

Breakfasts: Cold Cereal, Oatmeal, Bagels, Fruit &/or Yogurt

Lunches: Leftovers, Ham & Cheese Sandwiches, or Canned Soup with Saltines

Sunday - We celebrated Joe's Grandmother's birthday at his mother's house. She made spaghetti & I brought homemade Garlic Focaccia bread (recipe Here) and a Jell-o Poke cake. So after that spread we just snacked last night for dinner.
Monday - Our Valentine's Dinner! Grilled Steak with French Fries and Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing & Possible more Focaccia bread + Fresh baked Cookies for Dessert!
Tuesday - Parmesan Tilapia (recipe to follow) with Parmesan Romano Rice & Salad
Wednesday - Chili with Cornbread & Salad
Thursday - Eggs with Toast, Fried Potatoes & Onions, Bacon and Applesauce or Slice Peaches
Friday - Taco Hamburger Helper (found in back of pantry) with Salad
Saturday - Homemade Pizza (Loaded for Joe, Cheese for me)

Dessert for the Week:
Cookies, haven't decided what kind yet, any suggestions?

CVS Trip for Last Week

Joe and I stopped in on Saturday to drop off a prescription and get another FREE $25 gift card. While we were waiting for it to get filled, we shopped some deals...
2 - 160 ct pkgs CVS Cotton Rounds $5.98 ea - $2/1 CVS Skin Care C x 2 - $2 ECB x 2 = $1.98 ea or 2/$3.96
4 small boxes Wheat Thins + 4 small boxes Ritz Crackers* $1.99 ea - $0.99 ea Sale - $2/2 MC x 4 = 8 boxes FREE
1 pkg Gold Emblem Dark Chocolate Almonds $0.99 - $1/1 CVS Almond C = FREE + $0.01
1 Lysol Neuta-Air Refill $5.49 - $4/1 MC = $1.49
1 bag David's Pumpkin Seeds $1.99 - $0.99 Sale = $1
+ Tax $0.91
- $10 ECB used to Pay
Total OOP: $1.35, paid with FREE gift card + Earned $4 ECB for next time!
*These items were donated