Monthly Menu

Now. . . if I get really crazy, I will prep some meals for the freezer.  I’ll get back to y’all on that. 🙂 In our budget post, I indicated that meal plans were on the way. So- our meat for the month is 30lbs of beef (ground, steak, stew, roast, oxtail), 4 whole chickens, […]

The Plan & Day 48

Really. . . today is day 48.  I’m a slacker.  I also haven’t done great budget wise (as in I didn’t keep track).  A new month is around the bend and I vow to pull my grocery money out and NOT use my debit card.  That way I have more accountability. I am getting better […]

Day 36

Today marks day 36 in our 100 Days of Real Food Challenge.  I missed my order for produce this week. . . UGH.  I forgot to get online until Sunday evening and the order had already closed.  Boo. In other news- tonight we enjoyed two Draper Free Range (hormone and antibiotic free) rotisserie chickens.  After […]

BEEF!!!!!!

This week’s co-op orders-  $170 (including donation) for ~30lbs of local, grassfed beef.  In the produce world, the above was procured for $50 (including a donation).  Even if I bought nothing else this week, my family could eat well on this haul. On the meat front, we got 6 NY strip steaks, ~2lbs of sirloin […]

Paleo Easter, Day 19

This weeks organic produce from the co-op.  I spent $60, which included a donation toward a family box for a co-op member that couldn’t afford a box this week.  I spent another $5.00 at pick up adding on more oranges. Remember that carrot craving I was having. . . well, I bought six pounds. . […]

Day 15, What’s up Doc?

I’m craving carrots.  Hence the title. 🙂  Too bad we finished off our TJ’s stash and the produce co-op doesn’t arrive until tomorrow. Darn this no extra shopping trips, thing! This weeks produce haul (once again all organic) cost $60.  $7.00 of that was directly to help with needy boxes, so our food was $53. […]

100 Days- Day 2

My co-op produce order arrived today.  It’s truly amazing, a couple of mamas have tackled this huge undertaking of providing organic produce directly from the distributor at awesome prices.  This haul was $34. We received (All Organic) 2 bunches kale 1 bunch red lettuce 2 lbs roma toms 2- 6oz pkgs blueberries 4 fuji apples […]