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Brigette’s $87 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

My older sister, Brigette, shares her shopping trips and menu plans every week! You can go HERE to see all of her weekly menu plans and you can go HERE to read all about her family!

Aldi

1 canister Quick Oats – $2.36

2 pkgs frozen Broccoli Florets – $1.90

2 3-lb bags Mandarin Oranges – $5.18

2 2-lb bags Honey Crisp Apples – $5.18

1 bag fresh Cilantro – $0.75

1 Cauliflower – $2.29

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.19

2 bags fresh Green Beans – $3.38

2 cans Green Beans – $0.74

1 bag Romaine Hearts – $2.39

1 large jar Unsweetened Applesauce – $1.95

2 Avocados – $1.18

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $1.99

1 bag Baby Carrots – $0.89

1 bunch Bananas – $1.45

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.69

2 cartons Raspberries – $2.58

1 carton Grape Tomatoes – $1.19

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $3.28

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.55

1 gallon 1% Milk – $0.97

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.65

1 can Whipped Topping – $2.65

1 box Butter Quarters – $1.99

1 jar Spaghetti Sauce – $0.85

1 jar Mild Salsa – $0.98

1 jar Onion Powder – $0.79

1 jar Garlic Powder – $0.79

1 pkg Deli Sliced Cheese – $1.79

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.95

1 pkg Deli Sliced Ham – $2.79

1lb Ground Sausage – $1.89

1 pkg Sliced Pepperoni – $1.99

1 2-lb bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $4.99

1 5-lb bag Flour – $0.99

1 pkg Tortillas – $0.95

1 bag Pretzels – $1.29

1 bag Nacho Cheese Chips – $0.75

1 bag Plain Rice Cakes – $1.45

1 bag Veggie Straws – $1.89

1 box Cheese Crackers – $1.49

2 boxes Crispy Oats – $2.38

1 box Frosted Flakes – $1.33

3 dozen Eggs – $2.31

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

Grocery Total for the Week: $87.58

Weekly Menu Plan

My husband got two more deer this week, so we’ve spent a lot of time processing approximately 75 lbs of meat the last couple of days (the deer in South Carolina are tiny!). I’m very thankful for a freezer FULL of venison (this makes 5 deer for the season so far).

Breakfasts

Everyone is responsible for making/cleaning up their own breakfasts. Choices include:

Cereal, Fried/Scrambled/Boiled Eggs, Veggie Omelets, Freezer-Friendly Baked Oatmeal, Smoothies, Fruit, Applesauce

Lunches

Baked Sweet Potatoes, Cottage Cheese, Apples, Mini Cucumbers

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Carrots, Raspberries/Bananas x 2

Peanut Butter on Rice Cakes, Cheese Sticks, Apples, Mini Peppers x 2

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Upside Down Pizza, Tossed Salad

Leftover Turkey with Gravy, Green Beans, Mashed Potatoes, Biscuits

Taco Salad (using seasoned ground venison), Spanish Rice, Broccoli, Oranges

Meatloaf (mixture of ground beef and venison), Creamy Milk Rice, Tossed Salad, Broccoli

Date Night Out

Cheesy Hamburger Potato Soup (I’m going to substitute ground sausage for the hamburger) Tossed Salad, Homemade Dill Bread,

Leftovers

Brigette’s $87 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi

1 20-lb Turkey – $15.40

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $3.28

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

1 gallon 1% Milk – $0.97

1 64-oz carton Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.79

1 bag Coffee – $3.49

1 Olive Oil Cooking Spray – $0.97

2 5-lb bags Flour – $1.98

1 5-lb bag Corn Masa – $1.65

1 box Pie Crusts – $0.99

1 jar Baking Cocoa – $1.49

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.99

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

5 single-serving size cartons Greek Yogurt – $3.45

1 2-lb bag Shredded Cheese – $4.99

2 bag frozen Broccoli Florets – $1.90

1 bag frozen Riced Cauliflower – $1.89

1 bag Steamed Mixed Vegetables – $0.95

1 head Cauliflower – $1.99

1 3-lb bag Mandarin Oranges – $2.39

1 3-lb bag Apples – $2.99

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $1.99

2 bags Fresh Green Beans – $2.98

1 bag Lemons – $1.99

1 bunch Bananas – $1.09

1 pkg Snacking Tomatoes, reduced – $0.99

1 pkg Pepperoni – $1.99

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.69

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.65

1-lb Ground Sausage – $1.89

2 large cans Chicken Breast – $3.98

1 bag Pecans – $3.99

1 pkg Deli Sliced Cheese – $1.49

1 can Whipped Topping – $2.65

1 large jar Corn Syrup – $1.69

1 bag Brown Sugar – $0.89

2 cans Tomato Sauce – $0.38

2 large cans Crushed Tomatoes – $1.04

1 jar Spaghetti Sauce – $0.75

1 box Frosted Flakes – $1.19

2 boxes Honey Crisp Oats – $2.38

1 large canister Quick Oats – $2.16

1 loaf Sandwich Bread, reduced – $0.25

1 pkg Plain Rice Cakes – $1.15

2 dozen Eggs – $1.54

Used a $20 Aldi Gift Card received as a gift from a friend

Total: ($102.52 – $20): 82.52

Harris Teeter

1 pkg fresh Cauliflower Rice, reduced – $1.00

1 bag Spinach, reduced – $1.00

5 cans Green Beans – $1.38

Sweet Potatoes ($0.25/lb) – $1.38

Total: $4.76

Grocery Total for the Week: $87.58

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

Everyone is responsible for making/cleaning up their own breakfasts. Choices include:

Cereal, Oatmeal, Banana Muffins, Boiled/Fried/Scrambled Eggs, Veggie Omelets, Toast, Yogurt, Smoothies

Lunches

Cheese Quesadillas, Apples, Mini Carrots

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Grapes, Mini Cucumbers x 2

Peanut Butter on Rice Cakes, Oranges, Cheese Sticks, Grape Tomatoes x 2

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Spaghizza, Tossed Salad, Roasted Cauliflower, Breadsticks

Chili with Shredded Cheese, World’s Best Honey Cornbread

Chicken Pot Pie, Steamed Green Beans, Tossed Salad

Pancakes, Hashbrowns, Sausage, Roasted Broccoli

Meatloaf, Twice Baked Potatoes, Cauliflower Rice (I make it similar to this without the cilantro), Green Beans, Butterhorns, Pecan Pie (company for dinner)

Date Night Out (kids will eat leftovers or something simple at home)

Leftovers

Brigette’s $84 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan

Aldi

1 5-lb roll 73/27 Fresh Ground Beef – $8.95

1 3-lb bag frozen Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts – $5.85

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.85

1-lb Premium Sausage – $1.89

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.95

1 8-oz pkg Deli Sliced Cheese – $1.79

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

1 gallon 1% Milk – $0.97

1 64-oz carton Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.65

1 pkg Zucchini ($0.95/lb) – $1.54

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $1.99

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

2 pkgs Broccoli Crowns – $3.38

2 Avocados – $0.58

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 bag Red Grapes ($0.95/lb) – $1.92

1 carton Grapes Tomatoes – $1.59

1 bag Mini Cucumbers -$2.09

3 cans Green Beans – $1.14

1 bunch Bananas ($0.38/lb) – $1.24

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.49

2 boxes Honey Crispy Oats – $2.38

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $3.28

1 can Whipped Topping – $2.65

1 32-oz carton Half and Half – $1.55

1 box Pumpkin Pecan Instant Oatmeal – $1.99

1 bottle Pumpkin Spice Almond Milk Creamer – $1.99 (yes, I’m *that* person who buys everything pumpkin🙂)

1 jar Pasta Sauce – $0.85

1 pkg Crème Brulee Coffee – $3.79

1 pkg Tortillas – $0.65

3 dozen Eggs – $2.31

1 32-oz bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $4.99

2 loaves Sandwich Bread, reduced – $0.50

1 bag Gluten-Free Pretzels – $1.85

Total: $80.09

Harris Teeter

8 cans Beans – $2.72

1 bag Pretzel Crisps – $1.99, used $1.00/1 printable – $0.99 after coupon

1 pkg Hidden Valley Ranch Dip – $1.25, used $0.50/1 Hidden Valley Ranch Dry Dip or Seasoning Mix Exp 12/10/19 (SS 11/10/19 R) (doubled) – $0.25 after coupon

1 pkg Bridgford Parkerhouse Style Rolls – $1.84, used $0.75/1 printable (doubled) – $0.34 after coupon

Total after Coupons: $4.30

Grocery Total for the Week: $84.39

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

Everyone is responsible for making/cleaning up their own breakfasts. Choices include:

Cereal, Oatmeal, Toast, Fruit, Smoothies, Veggie Omelets, Fried/Scrambled/Boiled Eggs

Lunches

Cheese Quesadillas, Grapes, Carrots x 2

Pretzels with Peanut Butter, Cheese Sticks, Apples, Cucumbers

Baked Potatoes with Shredded Cheese, Bananas, Grape Tomatoes

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Chili, World’s Best Honey Cornbread

Lasagna Casserole, Homemade Breadsticks, Tossed Salad, Green Beans

Cheesy Hamburger Soup, Pumpkin Crescent Rolls

Leftover Chili over Baked Potatoes, Tossed Salad, Broccoli

Date Night Out (macaroni and cheese for the kids at home)

Crockpot Italian Chicken, Roasted Broccoli, Rolls, Creamy Milk Rice

Venison Roast in the Crockpot, Rolls, Green Beans, Garlic Mashed Cauliflower, Tossed Salad

Brigette’s $80 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi

1 gallon 1% Milk – $0.97

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.55

1 24-oz container Cottage Cheese – $1.59

1 1-lb box Butter – $2.29

2 boxes Honey Nut Crispy Oats – $2.38

1 box Crispy Rice – $0.99

4 bags Frozen Broccoli Florets – $3.80

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

1 carton Grape Tomatoes – $1.49

1 bag Red Grapes ($0.89/lb) – $2.13

1 bag Mini Peppers – $1.99

2 Avocados – $0.98

1 bag Baby Carrots – $0.69

1 large carton Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 bag Romaine Hearts – $1.99

2 3-lb bags Gala Apples – $2.98

1 carton Strawberries – $1.29

1 carton Blackberries – $1.19

1 Pineapple – $1.49

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

4 cans Green Beans – $1.54

1 bag Cheese Sticks – $1.65

1 bunch Bananas ($0.39/lb) – $0.96

1 8-oz pkg Sliced Cheese – $1.49

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.89

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.99

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 bag Gluten-Free Pretzels – $1.49

1 bag Pecans – $3.99

1 bag Chocolate Chips – $1.19

1 32-oz bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $4.99

2 cans Condensed Tomato Soup – $0.76

1 bag Nacho Cheese Chips – $0.85

1 bag Pea Crisps – $1.19

1 large canister Oats – $2.19

3 dozen Eggs – $2.34

1 can Whipping Cream – $2.49

1 jar Barbeque Sauce – $0.99

1 jar Ketchup – $0.99

1 jar Green Olives – $1.19

2 boxes Macaroni and Cheese – $0.50

1 2-lb bag Precooked Sausage Patties – $4.47

1 carton Vanilla Ice Cream (not pictured) – $2.49

Weekly Grocery Total: $80.51

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

Scrambled Eggs, Sausage (Birthday Breakfast Choice for my 13-year old)

Everyone is responsible for making/cleaning up their own breakfasts. Choices include:

Cereal, Fruit, Oatmeal, Toast, Boiled/Fried/Scrambled Eggs, Veggie Omelets, Gluten-Free Oatmeal Spice Muffins

Lunches

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Apples, Carrots x 2

Pretzels with Peanut Butter, Cheese Sticks, Bananas, Cucumbers

Cheese Quesadillas, Grapes, Mini Peppers x 2

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Shepherd’s Pie, Make-Ahead Butterhorns, Tossed Salad, Ice Cream Pie (Birthday Dinner Request)

Meatloaf, Fruit Salad, Relish Plate, Green Beans

Date Night Out (Macaroni and Cheese for kids at home)

Crispy Baked Chicken (I stuck the rest of the 10-lb bag I bought last week in the freezer), Roasted Cauliflower, Biscuits

Pancakes, Sausage, Broccoli (I had pancakes on my menu last week and we didn’t end up needing them)

Lasagna Casserole, Broccoli, Tossed Salad, Homemade Breadsticks in the Bread Machine

Leftovers

Brigette’s $92 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi

2 64-oz carton Orange Juice – $3.28

1 64-oz carton Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.49

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

1 32-oz carton Half and Half – $1.55

1/2 gallon 1% Milk – $0.58

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.29

3 bags frozen Broccoli Florets – $2.65

1 pkg fresh Zucchini – $1.48

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $1.59

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $1.79

1 Pineapple – $1.39

1 Cauliflower – $1.79

1 pkg Grape Tomatoes – $1.09

1 pkg Mini Cucumbers – $1.59

1 large carton Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 carton Blackberries – $1.19

1 carton Strawberries – $1.39

1 bunch Bananas ($0.38/lb) – $1.28

2 pkgs Broccoli Crowns – $3.38

1 large bag Green Grapes ($0.89/lb) – $2.10

1 16-oz pkg Turkey Deli Meat – $2.85

1 10-lb bag fresh Chicken Quarters – $5.49

1 pkg (2.49lbs) 80/20 fresh Ground Beef, reduced – $3.94

1 pkg Pepperoni – $1.99

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

1 pkg Sliced Colby-Jack Cheese – $1.59

1 2-lb bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $3.99

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.95

1 can Whipped Topping – $2.45

1 large canister Quick Oats – $2.16

1 4-lb bag Sugar – $1.44

1 5-lb bag Flour – $0.99

1 jar Paprika – $0.79

1 box Rice Squares – $1.39

2 boxes Honey Nut Oats – $2.38

1 jar Balsamic Vinegar – $1.59

2 dozen Eggs – $1.54

1 jar Honey – $4.79

1 loaf Sandwich Bread, reduced $0.25

Total: $80.52

Harris Teeter

1 pkg Tortillas – $0.89

1 box Krusteaz Pancake Mix – $1.49, used $0.25 printable (doubled), plus receive $0.75 Rebate from Ibotta – $0.25 after Coupon and Rebate

1 bag Red Grapes ($0.99/lb) – $2.08

1 bag Pillsbury Best Bread Flour – $3.39

Total:$6.62

The things in the above are from a trip I took to Harris Teeter this past weekend during a 3-day Double Dollar Coupon Event. It has already ended, so I won’t put the coupon links in for you since these prices are no longer available. I got all of the above for $6.10 after coupons and rebates!

Grocery Total for the Week: $93.24

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

Everyone is responsible for making/cleaning up their own breakfast. Choices include:

Cereal, Oatmeal, Fruit, Yogurt, Smoothies, Fried/Scrambled/Boiled Eggs, Veggie Omelets, Toast

Lunches

Cheese Quesadillas, Grapes, Cucumbers x 2

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Bananas, Carrots x 2

Baked Potatoes with Cheese/Cottage Cheese/Broccoli, Grapes, Mini Peppers

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Pepperoni Pizza (using the flatbreads as crust), Tossed Salad, Green Beans

Chicken Noodle Soup, Roasted Broccoli, Butterhorns

Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Roasted Cauliflower

Freezer-Friendly Barbequed Meatballs, Butterhorns, Green Beans, Tossed Salad, Fruit Salad, Cheesy Hashbrown Potatoes, The Best Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies (making enough of this meal to take to some friends who just had a baby)

Classic Grilled Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Broccoli, Fruit

Venison Roast in the Crockpot, Green Beans, Creamy Milk Rice

Leftovers

Brigette’s $89 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6


Aldi

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

1 gallon 1% Milk – $0.97

1/2 gallon Orange Juice – $1.49

1 16-oz carton Whipping Cream – $1.55

1 32-oz carton Half and Half – $1.65

3 dozen Eggs – $2.37

1 can Parmesan Cheese – $1.49

2 boxes Crispy Oats Cereal – $2.18

1 pkg Fresh Boneless Chicken Thighs – $4.70

1 can Salmon – $2.49

1 bag Sunflower Seeds – $2.49

1 48-oz bag Frozen Chicken Breasts – $5.18

3 pkgs Sandwich Crackers, reduced – $1.50

1 jar Vegetable Oil – $1.49

2 pkgs Frozen Mixed Vegetables – $1.98

2 pkgs Frozen Broccoli Florets – $2.18

1 Cauliflower – $1.49

1 bag Baby Carrots – $0.79

1 bag Fresh Zucchini – $1.79

1 bag Fresh Broccoli Crowns – $1.09

1 bag Fresh Spinach – $0.99

1 bunch Bananas ($0.38/lb) – $1.11

1 bag Fresh Asparagus – $1.20

1 3-lb bag Mandarin Oranges – $2.99

1 3-lb bag Pink Lady Apples – $3.29

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $1.99

1 Cabbage – $1.19

1 3-lb bag Sweet Potatoes – $1.19

1 3-ct bag Avocados – $0.99

1 bag Green Grapes ($0.79/lb) – $2.09

1 large carton Blackberries – $1.99

1 bag Sweet Mini Peppers – $1.99

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.49

4 individual-size Greek Yogurts – $2.40

1 32-oz carton Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt – $3.29

1 245-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

1 16-oz bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $2.15

1 16-oz bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $2.15

3 cans Diced Tomates – $1.05

1 pkg Tortillas – $0.65

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 bag Plain Rice Cakes – $1.49

1 pkg Gluten-Free Bagels – $3.99

1 bag Quick Cook Brown Rice – $1.49

1 bag Nacho Chips – $0.79

Grocery Total for the Week: $89.52

Not pictured: My son shot a deer (his first ever!) this week, so we packaged up about 30lbs of ground venison for our freezer. Yes, the deer are small in South Carolina. 🙂 We eat a LOT of venison at our house as my husband is an avid hunter.

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

Everyone is responsible for making/cleaning up their own breakfasts. Choices include:

Oatmeal, Cereal, Fruit, Toast, Smoothies, Fried/Boiled/Scrambled Eggs, Veggie Omelets, Yogurt, Cottage Cheese, Bagels

Lunches

Baked Sweet Potatoes, Grapes, Cottage Cheese

Sandwich Crackers, Apples, Carrots x 2

Build-Your-Own Salad Bar (Romaine/Spring Mix, Salmon, Hard Boiled Eggs, Sunflower Seeds, Shredded Cheese, Dressing, Avocados, Chopped Veggies and Fruits)

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Venison Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli, Grapes

Chicken Gravy over Rice, Asparagus, Biscuits

Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs, Tossed Salad, Mixed Vegetables, Best Baked Potatoes with Shredded Cheese

Build-Your-Own Burrito or Taco Salad Bar (Seasoned Ground Venison, Shredded Cheese, Plain Greek Yogurt, Crushed Nacho Cheese Chips, Shredded Romaine, Salsa, Avocados, Tortillas), Brown Rice, Oranges

Hamburger Vegetable Soup, Bread Machine Buttery Rolls

Date Night Out (Grilled Cheese Sandwiches at home for the kids)

Leftovers