Give Me Back My Five Bucks

February Food Challenge: Week #1 Recap

Well, this is the end of Week #1 for the February Food Challenge.

So far, I’ve spent $75.58/$200. Ugg. This isn’t going well. But, I’m going to keep on trying, and perhaps if I still can’t reach my goal, I should re-adjust my budget. But until then, my goal is to spend under $200.

$1.68 Starbucks
$11.47 Asian grocery store
$33.47 Safeway
$29.01 Mongolie Grill

Aside from a trip to the Asian grocery store for fruit, I probably won’t need to buy groceries during Week #2. I bought a lot this week from Safeway (mostly soups and non perishables).

How did you do?

Author: Krystal Yee

I’m a personal finance blogger and marketing professional based in Vancouver. I’m a former Toronto Star (Moneyville) columnist, author of The Beginner’s Guide to Saving and Investing, and co-founder of the Canadian Personal Finance Conference. When I’m not working, you can usually find me running, climbing, playing field hockey, or plotting my next adventure.


Leave a Reply

Buy the Book!

A beginner's guide for Canadians looking to get their financial life in order. Get great info on budgeting and saving, RRSP's and pensions, investing types, insurance, and where to go for additional resources.

Recent Tweets

  • Tried to get away with just a 50L backpack for our bike/camp trip this weekend but have to pack tarps & rain gear just in case.
  • @Poochsmommy ... maybe one day we'll get an actual hockey pitch in Burnaby.
  • @Poochsmommy Are three really needed for Commonwealth Games??!

Instagram

  • We just hung this gorgeous meghanhildebrand watercolour painting today Imhellip
  • GET IN MY BELLY!!! caitflanders and I checked out ilovechickpeahellip
  • Sushi date night! The rolls never turn out to behellip
  • Took an hour yesterday to meal prep Seemed annoying athellip
  • Home for the next 3 nights secretcampingspot
  • No big deal just met bluejays legend Fred McGriff athellip
  • Good morning! mayneisland
  • Finally got to check Mt Harvey off the list! hellip

© 2017. Give Me Back My Five Bucks. All rights reserved. Powered by WordPress & Designed by Mike Smith