Tag Archives: groceries

Overtime and a massive shopping trip

I’m following politics some this year. I’m watching some of the convention speeches. There are definitely some differences in the approaches of the two major parties this year. It’s … interesting. That’s all I have to say about politics here. … Continue reading

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Game on!

It’s looking better for moving next year after all! Yay! I talked to some actual mortgage people rather than just the lady at the bank who does customer service, and they all (three different people) said that not only would … Continue reading

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Feeling good

I am feeling good these days. I am relaxed and not beating myself up for missing the gym or eating poorly once in awhile. I haven’t lost any further weight, but that’s OK, I know I haven’t really been giving … Continue reading

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Budget update

Just redid the budget to take my personal training and Older Boy’s lack of karate into account. The disability money is going to be what we have to pay towards debt. There is only a little wiggle room in the … Continue reading

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Lactose and stocking up

I finished Start Something That Matters while on vacation, and it was good all the way through. I highly recommend it to anyone looking to get inspired to make a change in any way. My poor, dear husband just discovered … Continue reading

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Food and feasting

Last night the kids went to their dojo for “Ninja Night”. It was a parents’ night out camp for the kids where they had Lego building contests, watched Lego movies and played karate dodgeball. Not exactly clear on how that … Continue reading

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Planning on eating

Meal planning in my house is pretty easy. I look in the cupboard to see what’s available and I make meals based on that. If I can’t think of anything fancy, we will have an old stand-by like pasta. I’ll … Continue reading

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Price book

This is a big part of a savings strategy in grocery shopping. It’s a small notebook where you can track prices on the items you buy most. You can compare prices at more than one store, or just track products … Continue reading

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Back on track (well, getting there)

Made homemade pizza last night. It had been a while and I’d forgotten just how easy and truly yummy it really is. I slipped back into my spendthrift ways last pay period, as I’ve mentioned. Pizza delivery, eating out once … Continue reading

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Spending isn’t always bad

I started thinking that all spending was bad except food. Uh, no. As you may remember, I decided a week and a half ago to curtail my grocery spending. I paid cash for our groceries and didn’t go shopping during … Continue reading

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