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McCannon

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Grocery Bill Comparison
« on: June 03, 2015, 12:49:20 PM »
Hi there!

I'm just wondering:

Is $350 a month on groceries for a family of 4 (2 adults and two kids, aged 2 and 1) a good amount in comparison to others in a similar situation?

I know how to cook and we eat very healthy. We eat a lot of meat, but my girlfriend doesn't want to cut it out or reduce the intake of it. I usually buy whole chickens.

Thanks!

norabird

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Re: Grocery Bill Comparison
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2015, 12:53:10 PM »
That's about what I spend on food (including eating out) in a month for just me, so I'd say you're looking good!

Killerbrandt

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Re: Grocery Bill Comparison
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2015, 01:00:21 PM »
Food...the one thing that still hurts our budget! (450 to 550 a month for two! ugh)

ivyhedge

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Re: Grocery Bill Comparison
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2015, 01:02:09 PM »
Our spending is $350-$425/month for two carbon based life forms: happily right on target.

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Re: Grocery Bill Comparison
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2015, 01:06:39 PM »
US$ I assume. It's hard to say as prices for all sorts varies by location.

In Canada, for example, dairy is more expensive. Milk is $4/4l (or about the same price for 2l... which is crazy but there you go).

Currently we're spending roughly that amount but in CAD, for 2 adults and an infant. So maybe $250 USD a month.

McCannon

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Re: Grocery Bill Comparison
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2015, 01:24:09 PM »
I'm in Canada. Sounds like we aren't doing too bad then! Thanks all!