Oh my goodness, am I excited to share this post?!?!?! YES, I AM!
During the month of March, I wanted to focus on being more intentional with our family’s finances. At the beginning of the month, I sat down with my husband, looked at our finances, and created a budget. Click here to read more about that. One of our biggest budget downfalls is food, so I made a pact with myself to REALLY focus on sticking to a budget in this category. I DONE GOOD, YALL.
How good you might ask?! Well, our grocery total for this month was a whopping 36% less than budgeted. And our restaurant total for this month was HALF than budgeted. This is AMAZING because if you go back and look at the data, we usually spend MORE than budgeted on both groceries and eating out. So it’s a BIG, BIG deal for me to spend considerably less than budgeted. And oddly enough, I didn’t use coupons or take into consideration whatever I earned through IBOTTA or with credit card rewards.
So how did I keep my grocery & restaurant bill down?! Continue reading “March’s Grocery Budget Verdict!”