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Brigette’s $74 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi

2 large pkgs Fresh Chicken Thighs ($0.79/lb) – $10.72

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.85

1 pkg Pepperoni – $1.99

2 bags Frozen Broccoli Florets – $1.90

1 Spaghetti Squash ($0.59/lb) – $1.94

1 Butternut Squash ($0.59/lb) – $1.53

1 Acorn Squash ($0.59/lb) – $1.06

2 bags Fresh Spinach – $1.98

1 bag Romaine Hearts – $2.09

1 3-ct pkg Fresh Garlic – $0.79

1 16-oz bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.09

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.49

1 2-lb bag Lemons – $2.79

2 pkgs Fresh Broccoli Crowns – $2.30

2 cans Green Beans – $0.76

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.69

1 head Cauliflower – $2.19

2 bunches Bananas ($0.36/lb) – $1.53

1 box Honey Nut Oats – $1.19

1 gallon 1% Milk – $0.97 (I’m not sure why the milk was so cheap this week, but I’ll take it!)

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $3.18

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.79

1 32-oz carton Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt – $3.45

4 individual-sized Pumpkin Spice Greek Yogurts – $3.16

1 32-oz bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $4.99

1 pkg Gluten-Free Pretzels – $1.89

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.67

1 pkg Hamburger Buns – $0.73

1 bag Nacho Chips – $0.75

1 14-oz jar Organic Coconut Oil – $3.89

1 jar Spaghetti Sauce – $0.85

1 dozen Eggs – $0.78 (For whatever reason, we didn’t eat eggs last week. So we still have 4 dozen eggs in our fridge.)

Grocery Total for the Week: $74.95

Weekly Menu Plan

(We still have a lot of leftover fruit from the last few weeks. My goal is for it to be ALL gone by next week. Haha!)

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Pretzels with Peanut Butter, Oranges, Carrots

Deli Meat Sandwiches, Apples, Mini Cucumbers x 2

Baked Potatoes with Leftover Chili/Cheese, Mini Cucumbers, Bananas x 2

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Biscuits and Gravy, Green Beans (This was on my menu for last week, but I didn’t end up making it)

Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs, Tossed Salad, Caramelized Butternut Squash

Spinach and Mozzarella Egg Bake (minus the onions :)), Grapes, Brown Sugar Biscuit Twists

Black Bean Chili, Cornbread, Tossed Salad

Homemade Pepperoni Pizza, Roasted Broccoli

Grilled BBQ Chicken Thighs, Baked Spaghetti Squash and Cheese, Steamed Broccoli

Date Night Out (leftovers for children)

Brigette’s $85 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 gallon Whole Milk – $1.49

1/2 gallon 1% Milk – $0.70

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.49

1/2 gallon Ice Cream (not pictured – already in freezer!) – $1.99

1 16.9-oz jar Organic Olive Oil – $3.79

4 pkgs Frozen Broccoli Florets – $3.80

3 pkgs Fresh Zucchini (@$0.89/lb) – $3.96

2 pkgs Fresh Broccoli Crowns – $2.38

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $2.09

1 pkg Baby Carrots – $0.69

2 bags Fresh Green Beans – $2.58

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.39

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.49

1 bunch Bananas – $0.59

2 2-lb bags Honey Crisp Apples – $3.98

1-lb Sausage – $2.29

2 pkgs Fresh Boneless Chicken Thighs (@$1.19/lb) – $8.84

1 pkg 73/27 Fresh Ground Beef, reduced ($1.69/lb) – $3.84

1 pkg Turkey Franks – $1.89

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.85

1 8-oz pkg Sliced Cheddar Cheese – $1.79

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.79

1 16-oz bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $2.09

1 16-oz bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $2.09

1 jar Garlic Powder – $0.69

1 tub Baking Cocoa – $1.49

1 jar Baking Powder – $0.69

2 boxes Macaroni and Cheese – $0.50

1 bag Pecan Halves – $4.29

1 bag Nacho Chips – $0.75

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 bag Hot Dog Buns – $0.65

1 pkg Rice Cakes – $1.45

2 dozen Eggs – $1.52

Total: $75.46

Harris Teeter

4 cans Green Beans – $1.33

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

2 boxes Mueller’s Pasta – $1.60, used $0.55/2 SS 09/08 (doubled) – $0.50/2 after coupon

1 box Special K Cereal – $1.97, used $0.50/1 printable (doubled) – $0.97 after coupon

1 bag Red Grapes (@$0.99/lb) – $3.23

1 box Texas Toast – $2.00, used $0.75/1 printable (doubled) – $0.50 after coupon

2 cans Cinnamon Rolls – $1.94 (I’m trying not to be offended that my almost 11-yr old requested these for his birthday breakfast instead of my homemade cinnamon rolls. Ha!)

Total after Coupons: $10.46

(Our Neighbor dropped off the above at our house. He had some extra things he couldn’t use – and we can ALWAYS use peanut butter, cereal, and fresh fruit!)

Grocery Total for the Week: $85.92

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

~ Cinnamon Rolls, Scrambled Eggs (birthday breakfast request)

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

Oatmeal, Cereal, Scrambled/Boiled/Fried Eggs, Veggie Omelets, Toast, Cottage Cheese, Fruit, Smoothies, Oven Roasted Veggies

Lunches

Sliced Turkey Sandwiches, Carrots, Apples

Peanut Butter Rice Cakes, Bananas, Peppers

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Mini Sweet Peppers, Grapes (birthday lunch request)

Leftovers, Fruit x 4

Dinners

Grilled Hot Dogs, Grilled Zucchini, Cheesy Hashbrown Potatoes, Tossed Salad

Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Texas Toast, Broccoli, Ice Cream Pie with Pecan Crust (birthday dinner request)

Chicken Noodle Soup, Tossed Salad, Breadsticks

Biscuits and Gravy, Sliced Plums, Green Beans

Date Night Out (kids will eat macaroni and cheese, green beans, apples at home)

Baked Chicken Thighs, Roasted Cauliflower, Tossed Salad, Biscuits (double batch)

Venison Roast, Creamy Milk Rice, Green Beans, Leftover Biscuits

Brigette’s $80 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

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $3.28

1 64-oz carton 1% Milk – $0.70

2 64-oz cartons Whole Milk – $1.40

1 64-oz carton Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.79

1 32-oz carton Half and Half – $1.55

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.65

2 pgs Broccoli Crowns – $1.90

2 pgs Frozen Riced Cauliflower – $3.78

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $2.09

2 cans Green Beans – $0.76

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.17

1 pkg Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

2 pkgs Baby Carrots – $1.70

1 bag Green Grapes ($0.89/lb) – $2.30

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 3-lb bag Gala Apples – $3.19

1 Cauliflower – $2.09

1 bunch Bananas – $1.09

1 24-oz carton Lowfat Cottage Cheese – $1.45

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.99

1 8-oz pkg Deli Sliced Cheese – $1.79

1 16-oz bag Shredded Mozzarella – $2.19

2 16-oz bags Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $4.38

1 32-oz Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt – $3.45

4 individual-sized cartons Pumpkin Spice Yogurt – $3.13

1 can Whipped Topping – $2.65

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.65

1 pkg Pumpkin Spice Coffee – $3.79

1 pkg Taco Seasoning – $0.29

1 jar Spaghetti Sauce – $0.85

1 canister Quick Oats – $2.29

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.85

1 pkg Plain Rice Cakes – $1.19

1 bag Nacho Cheese Chips – $0.75

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

3 dozen Eggs – $2.34

1 pkg (3.24lbs)  85/15 Ground Beef, reduced – $6.30

Grocery Total for the Week: $80.90

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Rice Cakes with Peanut Butter and Honey, Apples, Carrots, Cheese Sticks x 2

Deli Meat/Sliced Cheese Sandwiches, Grapes/Bananas, Cucumbers x 2

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Taco Salad, Cauliflower Fried Rice (I don’t use an actual recipe, but something similar to this)

Hubby Lovin’ Chicken (recipe from “Trim Healthy Table” cookbook), Roasted Broccoli, Perfect Baked Potatoes

Hamburgers, Baked French Fries, Grilled Zucchini

Spaghetti Carbonara (I had this on my menu plan for last week, but we didn’t end up needing it as we had more leftovers than I had planned on), Crusty French Bread, Tossed Salad

Coffee Pot Roast (using venison roast in a slow cooker – I don’t have an Insta Pot yet! ;))), Green Beans, Cooked Carrots, Bread Machine Buttery Rolls

Chicken Pot Pie, Tossed Salad, Grapes

Leftovers

Brigette’s $83 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

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $3.28

1 can Whipped Dairy Topping – $2.65

1 gallon 1% Milk – $1.49

1/2 gallon Whole Milk – $0.70

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.65

1 5-lb bag All-Purpose Flour – $1.15

1 can Parmesan Cheese – $2.29

1 16-oz bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $2.19

1 16-oz bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $2.19

1 pkg Deli Sliced Cheese – $1.79

1 40-oz jar Peanut Butter – $1.99

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.95

1 pkg Hamburger Buns – $0.65

1 pkg Plain Rice Cakes – $1.45

1 pkg Hot Dog Buns – $0.73

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

3 dozen Eggs – $2.31

1 jar Spaghetti Sauce – $0.85

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.50

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.65

1 bunch Bananas – $0.98

1 bag Broccoli Crown – $1.09

3 cans Green Beans – $1.14

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $1.99

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

2 bags Frozen Broccoli Florets – $1.90

1 pkg Fresh Brussel Sprouts – $1.29

1 16-oz bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

1 3-lb bag Mandarins – $2.49

1 3-lb bag Pink Lady Apples – $3.49

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.29

1 48-oz bag Frozen Boneless Chicken Breasts – $5.39

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.85

1 pkg Turkey Bacon – $1.89

1 pkg Pepperoni – $1.99

1 pkg Turkey Franks – $1.79

Total: $72.80

Harris Teeter

(Double Dollar Coupons)

2 boxes Kellogg’s Fruit Snacks – $3.34, used $1/2 Kellogg’s Fruit Flavored Snacks, 10-ct+, RMN 07/28 (doubled) – $1.34/2 after coupon

2 pkgs Pecan Sandies – $3.79, used $1.00/2 printable (doubled) – $1.79/2 after coupons

2 boxes Famous Amos Cookies – $3.69, used $1.00/2 printable (doubled) – $1.69/2 after coupons

1 single-serving sized Silk Oat Yeah Yogurt – $2.00, used $1.00/1 printable (doubled), plus receive $0.50 from Ibotta – FREE after coupon and rebate

2 boxes Celestial Seasonings Tea – $5.00, used $1.00/2 printable (NLA – doubled), plus receive $2.00/2 rebate from Ibotta – $1.00/2 after coupon and rebate

1 pkg Stonefire Naan – $2.50, used $1.00/1 printable (doubled) – $0.50 after coupon

2 bags Kettle Brand Chips – $3.94, used $1.00/2 printable (doubled) – $1.94/2 after coupon

2 boxes Special K Cereal – $3.94, used $1/2 Kelloggs Cereals, exp. 10/20/19 (RMN 08/25/19 R) (doubled) – $1.94/2 after coupon

2 boxes Rice Krispies – $5.00, used $1/2 Kellogg’s Rice Krispie Treats, exp. 10/6/19 (RMN 08/25/19) (doubled), plus receive $1.00/2 rebate from Ibotta – $2.00/2 after coupon and rebate

1 8-ct box cans Deer Park Sparkling Flavored Water – $3.99, used $2.00/1 8-ct 12oz box Deer Park Sparkling Flavored Water, exp. 10/6/19 (RMN 08/25/19) – FREE after coupon

1 4-ct pkg Perrier Sparkling Water/Juice – $2.99, used $1/1 Perrier Juice, exp. 9/16/19 (RMN 08/18/19) [4-pk.] (doubled) – $0.99 after coupon

1 pkg Barilla Ready Pasta – $1,99, used $1/1 Barilla Ready Pouch, exp. 9/22/19 (RMN 07/28/19) (doubled) – FREE after coupon

3 1-L bottles Deer Park Sparkling Water – $3.57 – used $1.50/3 Deer Park Sparkling Natural Spring Water, exp. 10/6/19 (RMN 08/25/19) (doubled) – $0.57/3 after coupon

Total after Coupons and Rebates: $13.76, plus received a $1.00 catalina for buying Deer Park (which will double to $2 if I use it this week ;))

Grocery Total for the Week (after Coupons, Rebates, and Catalina): $83.91

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Cheese Quesadillas, Apples, Cucumbers x 2

Peanut Butter and Jelly on Rice Cakes, Bananas, Cauliflower Nuggets

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Chips, Oranges, Peppers x 2

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Pepperoni Pizza Bierocks (recipe from an old church cookbook), Tossed Salad

Hot Dogs, Baked Fries, Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Venison Roast in the Crockpot, Mashed Potatoes, Tossed Salad, Broccoli

Spaghetti Carbonara (recipe from my husband’s side of the family – similar to this), Cheesy Naan Bread, Green Beans

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry over Rice, Tossed Salad, Egg Drop Soup

Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Fruit Smoothies

Leftovers

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

Aldi

1 gallon Whole Milk – $1.45

1 gallon 1% Milk – $1.45

1 64-oz carton Almond Milk – $1.79

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $3.28

4 dozen Eggs – $3.12

4 bags Frozen Broccoli Florets – $3.80

2 cans Green Beans – $0.76

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.49

1 Cauliflower – $2.09

1 6-ct pkg Applesauce Cups – $1.39

1 4-ct box Squeezable Fruit Pouches – $1.49

1 large jar Unsweetened Applesauce – $1.95

1 bag Radishes – $0.79

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.39

1 bag Baby Carrots – $0.85

1 pkg Yellow Squash – $1.73

1 pkg Broccoli Crowns – $1.19

1 16-oz bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.29

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $2.19

1 3-lb bag Pink Lady Apples – $3.79

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 pkg Grape Tomatoes – $1.39

2 large bags Red Grapes (5.38lbs @ $0.89/lb) – $4.79

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.50

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.65

1 pkg Rice Cakes – $1.49

1 bag Pretzels – $1.19

1 bag Nacho Chips – $0.75

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 16-oz bag Shredded Mozarella Cheese – $2.19

1 16-oz bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $2.19

Total: $61.76

Harris Teeter

4 boxes General Mills Cereal – $7.96, used 2 $1/2 General Mills Cereals Cheerios Cereals, exp. 7/13/19 (SS 06/02/19) $1/2 Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Lucky Charms, Reese’s Puffs, Cocoa Puffs, Trix, Cookie Crisp, Golden Grahams, Kix, Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Churros, exp. 8/10/19 (SS 06/30/19) (doubled – this was during double-dollar coupons which was only a 3-day event) – $3.96/4

1 pkg Chicken Leg Quarters (6.29lbs @$0.99/lb) – $6.23

2 pkgs 80% Lean Ground Beef (4.48lbs @$1.99/lb) – $8.92

1 pkg Kleenex Wipes – $1.50, used $0.50/3 Kleenex Facial Tissue or Wet Wipes – 1-6-19 SS; Includes (3) Boxes/Packs, 30 ct or Larger Only or (1) Wet Wipes, 20 ct or Larger Only (exp. 02/03/19), plus receive $0.25 rebate from Ibotta$0.25 MM after coupon and rebate

Total after Coupons and Rebate$18.86

Grocery Total for the Week: $80.62

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Pretzels with Peanut Butter, Cheese Sticks, Carrots, Applesauce x 2

Cheese Quesdillas, Apples, Cucumbers/Mini Sweet Peppers x 2

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Meatloaf, Baked Potatoes, Broccoli

Homemade Chicken and Biscuits, Grilled Zucchini and Summer Squash

Taco Salad, Spanish Rice, Grapes

Venison Roast, Roasted Cauliflower, Twice Baked Potatoes, Tossed Salad

Chicken Gravy over Rice, Green Beans, Tossed Salad

Spaghetti, French Baguettes, Broccoli

Leftovers

Gretchen’s $54 Weekly Grocery Shopping Trip and Menu Plan for 5

Aldi

1 loaf Bread – $0.99

1 Applesauce – $1.95

1 gallon Milk – $1.49

1 bag Pretzels – $0.99

2 pkg Fruit Squeezies – $1.49 each

1 bag Shredded Cheese – $2.69

2 Avocados – $0.69 each

1 Pure Maple Syrup – $6.89

1 box Fruit & Grain Bars – $1.49

1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup – $0.49

1 bag Mandarins – $3.29

1 Cantaloupe – $0.99

1 dozen Eggs – $0.58

1 Baking Powder – $1.19

1 bag Frozen Chicken Breasts – $5.99

Total: $33.38

Dillons

1 Kettle Chips – $1.49

1 box Nabisco Ritz Crackers – $1.79

2 pkg Frozen Broccoli – $1 each

1 pkg Goldfish Crackers – $1

1 Green Leaf Lettuce – $1.29

1 Zia Marinara Sauce – $1

2.05 lbs Bananas – $1

3 Mom’s Best Cereal – $1.67 each

2 pkg Kroger Ground Beef – $2.50 each

1 pkg Honeysuckle Turkey Sausage – Marked down to $1.49

Total: $21.07

Total for both stores: $54.45

Menu Plan for This Week

We are still getting lots of veggies from our garden which I will be using this week. We will also be out of town a couple of days plus my husband is on night shift so I’m keeping things simple this week. 🙂

Breakfasts

Cereal, Toast, Eggs, Oatmeal

Lunches

Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches, Turkey Sandwiches, Cheese/Applesauce/Crackers/Fruit, Tossed Salad Bar, Leftovers

Dinners

Bean Burritos, Chips, Oranges (all leftover from last week)

Tossed Salad Bar with Chicken

Meatloaf, Cinnamon Doughnut Muffins, Steamed Broccoli

Spaghetti, Biscuits, Steamed Green Beans

French Toast, Eggs, Cantaloupe