Saturday, January 17, 2009

Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better...

I grew up in a very competitive family and that competitive spirit hasn't worn off! When I saw the USDA cost of food website and saw what a family of 4 was spending a month on food, I was bound and determined to do better than the average family in the "thrifty" category. If you have any suggestions on cutting down your grocery budget, I'd love to hear them!

Check out the USDA's Cost of Food for 2008. They have used the month of June as the average monthly expenditure, however, you can check it out month by month!

http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/Publications/FoodPlans/2008/CostofFoodJun08.pdf

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Anonymous allvollaura said...

I love the blog, Lisa! This link is great too. I look forward to reading it regularly:) p.s. there may be 2 comments b/c I didn't think my first went through?

January 17, 2009 at 2:43 PM  
Anonymous Hantla said...

Great blog. I linked this most to mine: http://www.hantla.com/kiki/

-Kiki Hantla

January 18, 2009 at 3:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Lisa,

Welcome to the blogging world. I look forward to gleaning some tips from your site.

Lisa M.

January 20, 2009 at 12:37 AM  

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