I don't have much of a post for you today. I spent the morning shopping for groceries and Kat's birthday gift, and I need to spend the afternoon working in the garden.
A few of you seem interested in hearing about my self-imposed pantry challenge for July. I promise I'm not going to run it into the ground, but I will mention it throughout the month. My goal is to buy little from the store and use much from my pantry and freezer.
I think I'll just tack a running total at the end of my daily posts, and then maybe once a week or so, I'll tell you what we've been eating just so you know I'm making real meals and not forcing my family to live off ramen noodles just to bring my totals down. Although Kat would probably eat ramen noodles every day for lunch if I would let her.
July Grocery/Pantry Challenge:
Items Purchased Today (store brand unless indicated): 2 dozen eggs from local farm, 1 gal. whole milk, 16 oz. sour cream, 4 lb. sugar, 1 qt. Miracle Whip, 1 qt. Kraft Mayo, 1 pkg. hot dog buns, 1 pkg. burger buns, 1 jar sweet relish, 2 bags tortilla chips, 4-oz. can green chiles, 1 large box Cheez-Its crackers, 1 box Keebler Club crackers, 2.5 lbs. red grapes, 1 cantaloupe, 1 bunch green onions, 3 Roma tomatoes
Amount Spent Today (including tax): $27.40
Amount Spent To Date in July (including tax): $27.40