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$200/month grocery challenge – Part II

This is the second installment of a 5-part series.  Missed the first part?  Go here

My family and I recently completed a 4-week long experiment in which we aimed to drastically reduce our spending on groceries and continue to eat well, perhaps even better than before.

The outcome
Did we succeed?  Continue reading $200/month grocery challenge – Part II

Meal plan for $200 a month experiment

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We recently complete a month-long experiment to rely on food we had in the freezer, pantry and garden, along with just $200.  To cut down on cost, I had to spend a little extra time making some things from scratch (e.g., bread) and planning ahead.  Each week I wrote out a meal plan, including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Continue reading Meal plan for $200 a month experiment