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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

Brigette’s $88 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi

1 box Rice Squares – $1.49

2 boxes Crispy Oats – $2.38

1 5-lb bag Flour – $1.05

1 64-oz carton Orange Juice – $1.64

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

1 64-oz carton Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.79

1 64-oz carton Skim Milk – $0.58

2 bags Riced Cauliflower – $3.78

1 3-lb bag Frozen Boneless Chicken Breasts – $5.85

1 3-lb roll Ground Beef – $6.49

1-lb Sausage – $1.89

1 16-oz bag Deli Meat – $2.85

1 pkg Turkey Bacon – $1.89

1 48-oz jar Canola Oil – $1.85

1 can Baking Powder – $0.99

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

2-lb bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $4.99

2-lb bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $4.99

1 pkg Sliced Cheese – $1.79

1 can Whipped Topping – $2.85

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.95

1 bag Pretzels – $1.09

1 bag Plain Rice Cakes – $1.45

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 jar Organic Jam – $1.69

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $1.99

1 bag Romaine Hearts – $2.09

1 bag Baby Carrots – $0.89

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.09

1 3-lb bag Mandarin Oranges – $2.69

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.09

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.39

1 huge bag of Turnip Greens – from a friend’s garden

2 bags Broccoli Crowns – $2.30

1 2-lb bag Peaches – $1.99

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.39

1 container Grape Tomatoes – $1.39

1 large bag Red Grapes ($0.79/lb) – $2.12

1 Cabbage – $1.69

1 bunch Bananas ($0.41/lb) – $1.09

5 single-serving Greek Yogurts – $2.95

Grocery Total for the Week: $88.60

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Oranges, Cucumbers x 2

Pretzels/Peanut Butter, Cheese Sticks, Bananas, Mini Sweet Peppers x 2

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, Roasted Broccoli, Grapes

Chicken and Rice Casserole, Tossed Salad

Hamburger Vegetable Soup with Shredded Cheese, Homemade Dill Bread

Date Night Out (Macaroni and Cheese for the kids)

Cauliflower Rice and Ground Beef Skillet, Tossed Salad, Failproof French Bread

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara, Roasted Broccoli, Failproof French Bread

Leftovers

Brigette’s $84 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6


Aldi

4-lb pkg 80/20 Fresh Ground Beef, reduced – $7.72

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.85

1 bag Pepperoni – $2.19

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

1 16-oz bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

1 pkg Grape Tomatoes – $1.19

1 3-lb bag Mandarins – $3.69

2 bags Fresh Broccoli Crowns – $2.30

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $1.99

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.69

2 3-lb bag Gala Apples – $3.58

2 large bags Red Grapes ($0.89/lb) – $5.12

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $2.09

1 large jar Applesauce – $1.95

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.19

1 pkg Oyster Crackers – $0.87

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.95

1 pkg Deli Sliced Cheese – $1.19

1 2-lb bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $4.49

1 2-lb bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $4.49

1 large canister Quick Oats – $2.39

1 64-oz carton Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.69

1/2 gallon Whole Milk – $0.58

4 half-gallons 1% Milk – $1.00

1 32-oz carton Half and Half – $1.55

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.55

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.55

1-lb box Butter Quarters – $2.45

4 dozen Eggs – $3.12

1 pkg Taco Seasoning Mix – $0.29

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.65

1 pkg Plain Rice Cakes – $1.45

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 loaf Split Top Wheat Bread, reduced – $0.49

1 bag Mulitgrain Blue Corn Chips – $1.17

1 box Honey Nuts Oats – $1.19

1 box Honey Crunch Oats – $1.29

1 jar Almond Butter – $3.49

1 jar Spaghetti Sauce – $0.85

1 bag Marshmallows – $0.89

Grocery Total for the Week: $84.81

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Cheese Quesadillas, Apples, Mini Cucumbers

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches/Rice Cakes, Grapes, Mini Sweet Peppers x 2

Sliced Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Oranges, Carrots x 2

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Taco Salad (Blue Corn Chips, Seasoned Ground Venison, Shredded Romaine, Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Salsa, Plain Greek Yogurt), Grapes

Chicken Noodle Soup with Oyster Crackers, Grapes, Roasted Broccoli

Church Picnic (main dish is provided; I’m bringing Rice Krispy Treats and a big pan of Macaroni and Cheese)

Venison Roast in the Crockpot, Tossed Salad, Roasted Cauflower, Pull Apart Oat Rolls

Homemade Pepperoni Pizza, Tossed Salad

Leftover Chicken Noodle Soup over Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Broccoli

Leftovers, Tossed Salad

Brigette’s $70 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi

2 boxes Honey Nut Oats – $2.38

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

1 gallon 2% Milk – $0.97

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $3.28

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.55

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.65

1 bag Romaine Hearts – $2.09

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

2 bunches Bananas ($0.42/lb) – $1.84

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.50

2 pkgs Broccoli Crowns – $2.30

1 3-lb bag Pink Lady Apples – $3.89

1 pkg Grape Tomatoes – $1.39

1 16-oz bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.09

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.69

1 3-lb bag Peaches – $1.98

1 3-lb bag Granny Smith Apples – $3.49

1 bag Green Grapes ($0.87/lb) – $1.97

2 bags Frozen Broccoli Florets – $1.90

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.69

1 Butternut Squash ($0.59/lb) – $1.91

2 16-oz bags Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $2.38

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.95

1 24-oz tub Lowfat Cottage Cheese – $1.59

1 can Whipped Dairy Topping – $2.65

2 dozen Eggs – $1.56

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.69

1 16-oz pkg Sliced Deli Meat – $2.85

1 pkg Taco Seasoning Mix – $0.29

1 jar Bread and Butter Pickles – $1.09

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

Total:$61.22

Harris Teeter

(Double Dollar Coupons)

4 Huge Boxes Kellogg’s Cereal – $9.96, used $2.00/4 printable (doubled), plus receive $2.10 in rebates from Ibotta$3.86/4 boxes after Coupon and Rebate

5 cans Green Beans (B2G3) – $1.35

1 8-oz carton Mushrooms – $0.99

5 boxes Kraft Macaroni and Cheese (B2G3) – $1.98/5

1 tin Whole Earth Sweetened Cubes – $3.99, used Save $2 on any one Whole Earth sweetener Co. product (exp 12/22/19) RMN 09/22/19 (doubled) – FREE after Coupon

1 can Chock Full O’Nuts Coffee – $1.99, used $1/1 Chock Full O’Nuts, exp. 11/23/19 (SS 09/29/19) (doubled) – FREE after Coupon

1 jar Pace Salsa – $2.00, used $0.50/1 printable (doubled), plus receive $0.25 (“any brand” salsa) AND $0.50 (“Pace” salsa) rebates from Ibotta – $0.25 after Coupon and Rebates

1 pkg Barilla Ready Pasta – $2.00, used $1/1 Barilla Ready Pasta Pouch, exp. 11/24/19 (RMN 09/29/19) – FREE after Coupon

1 jar Barilla Pesto – $2.00, used $1/1 Barilla Sauce, exp. 11/3/19 (RMN 09/08/19 R) (doubled) – FREE after Coupon

1 4-ct pkg Plant Butter Baking Sticks – $2.29, used $1/1 Country Crock Plant Butter Product, exp. 10/6/19 (RMN 09/22/19) [16-oz. stick; 10.5-oz. tub] (doubled) – $0.29 after Coupon

1 10-ct box Dunkin’ Donuts K-Cups – $4.97, used $1.50/1 Dunkin’ K-Cup Pod Coffee Product, exp. 11/3/19 (RMN 09/22/19) (doubled), plus receive $1.00 rebate from Ibotta$0.97 after Coupon and Rebate

Total after Coupons and Rebates: $9.69

Weekly Grocery Total: $70.91

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Deli Meat Sandwiches, Grapes, Mini Sweet Peppers x 2

Sliced Apples/Peanut Butter, Cheese Sticks, Mini Cucumbers x 2

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Homemade Pesto Pizza (pizza dough, pesto, cherry tomatoes, parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese), Tossed Salad

Biscuits and Gravy (I’ve had this on my menu the last TWO weeks, and still haven’t needed/made it!), Roasted Broccoli

Spaghetti, Tossed Salad, Failproof French Bread

Date Night (the kids will eat Macaroni and Cheese at home)

Build-Your-Own Burritos (Romaine, Seasoned Ground Venison, Shredded Cheese, Salsa, Crushed Nacho Cheese Chips, Plain Green Yogurt, Tortillas), Spanish Rice

Chili-Cheese Baked Potatoes (using leftover chili from last week that I froze), Grilled Cauliflower/Zucchini

Leftovers