Month: March 2012

Thrifty Food Plan Experience: The End

$172 per week, two weeks, family of 5, real food. That is the current experience as part of the series Someone Else’s Shoes. We’re starting completely from scratch following the monetary guidelines put out by the USDA for the Cost of Food at Home Thrifty Food Plan. The USDA attaches a weekly dollar amount to …

Thrifty Food Plan Experience: Almost the End

$172 per week, two weeks, family of 5, real food. That is the current experience as part of the series Someone Else’s Shoes. We’re starting completely from scratch following the monetary guidelines put out by the USDA for the Cost of Food at Home Thrifty Food Plan. The USDA attaches a weekly dollar amount to …

Thrifty Food Plan: Shopping Results Week 2

$172 per week, two weeks, family of 5, real food. That is the current experience as part of the series Someone Else’s Shoes.  We’re starting completely from scratch following the monetary guidelines put out by the USDA for the Cost of Food at Home Thrifty Food Plan.  The USDA attaches a weekly dollar amount to each person dependent on age …

Thrifty Food Plan: End of Week 1 and Intro to Week 2

$172 per week, two weeks, family of 5, real food. That is the current experience.  We’re starting completely from scratch following the monetary guidelines put out by the USDA for the Cost of Food at Home Thrifty Food Plan.  The USDA attaches a weekly dollar amount to each person dependent on age and sex.  You can check out their graph …

Come to the Party!

You’re Invited! When: Saturday, March 10 7 PM (Today!) Where: Get Real—Get Prepared with Vickilynn Haycraft Vickilynn of Real Food Living has asked me to be her guest. You can listen live or anytime afterwards. If you listen live, you can join the party by participating in the chat. Get Real—Get Prepared with Vickilynn Haycraft …