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Monday, November 2, 2009

Thanksgiving Challenge…

Yes on top of the B&C POTM Challenge I am taking on another!

Remember how last year I took on Kath’s Thanksgiving Challenge?

Well the wonderful EMILY of Eatventures is hosting it again this year! A month of minimal groceries. Head over to her site to join in here.

The “challenge” is to limit our food budget to $100 for the month of November.  Here are the rules that Hubby and I are following -

  1. Track our food purchases for 1 month, spending no more than $100
  2. Non-food grocery items (toilet paper, shampoo, etc) do not count
  3. Starting with whatever we happen to have in the fridge/pantry
  4. We are not factoring in free items either.

With the Holiday’s right around the corner, Hubby and I can save every last penny for gifts. I also love a good challenge ;) I saw that Meghann made a Google Doc, I thought that was a great idea so I created one too. You can check it out here!


When I got home today I was spoiled by the Hubby! I love random and fun gifts :)

A new Oatmeal bowl, perfect for the season!!! Oh how I miss my coffee.

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Hubby also picked my up my favorite organic tortilla chips! These only have three ingredients, sea salt, corn, and sunflower oil…

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….and he picked some cherry tomatoes from our garden, love these. They are so much sweeter then normal tomatoes, and perfect in everything!

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What a sweet heart, thanks Hubby for the gifts!

Well friends I am off to teach kickboxing tonight! After class I will probably have my Monday Morning bowl of Cereal for dinner :)

I leave you with a picture of the best DOG in the WORLD!!!!! Say good night Bosco…

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Marissa said...

I love cherry tomatoes! Usually Fresh + Easy has them on sale! :)

Jenna said...

What a great hubby!

Your new oatmeal bowl is adorable. I love bowls that look/are handmade instead of the mass produced. Makes eating out of them much more fun.

Cereal for dinner=damn good. Have fun at your class!

Anonymous said...

cherry tomatoes are sooo delicious!! i get so excited when they have them at the salad bar at school

and i love the dog-- soooo cute!


healthy ashley said...

I love this challenge! I can't wait to see what you do with it :)

teacherwoman said...

Wow! $100 for groceries. Now THAT's a challenge!

The Shabby Princess said...

Bosco is so cute!! I love cherry tomatoes, they're pretty much my favorite. And I also love those corn chips--we always have them in the house.

Hope you're having a great day!