Recurring Expenses: Safeway

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Monthly Cost of Groceries Comparison

I'm trying to find a way to cut back on expenses. One of our biggest monthly expenses is our grocery bill. We shop at Target weekly and a Sam's Club every other week. I try to budget our weekly spending at about $200. Which means we're spending $800 a month on groceries (food, toiletries, and pet food). So my question is: Is $800 a month a reasonable amount? What is the average spending on groceries?

Clothing & Accessories

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Are There Any Second Hand Stores for Maternity Clothes? Where?

Hi Everyone! Being pregnant with number 2 here, and I'm starting to grow out of my regular pants. I need something in Maternity, but I cannot believe the prices out there for brand new stuff. I cannot afford to buy maternity clothes for $20 or more a piece that I'm only going to wear for the next six months. Are there any second hand Maternity Stores out there? I live in Peoria, and I'm near the Arrowhead Mall. Well, not that near, but it's the nearest Mall to me. LOL What are the stores names/ locations that you know of? Thank...


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School Budget, Fundraisers and So Much WASTE!!!

This totally drives me crazy and I wonder if other schools do this too. This is half questions and half rant. I understand that schools need to do fundraiser occasionally for one reason or another which often drives me nuts, gets the kids all excited that they CAN win this great prize if they sell enough, with the exception of close family, most families have their own kids school and or scout fundraisers so it makes it hard for them to sell. On another note my kids schools seem to wast a lot of money by using disposable styrofoam...


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Cutting Grocery Bill

My paycheck has taken a major hit this past year (like I know may other people have also experienced). Not only have I not had a raise in years, the school district that I work in made big cuts to try to make ends meet with a huge deficit they had so they cut my pay (among other not so nice changes). So as I look at our budget and spending (one activity that really makes me hate beign a grown-up! LOL) I think we really need to cut back on our grocery spending. We have already cut back in many other areas, and there are some that just...

Phone, Internet & Cable

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Going to Disneyland for Spring Break

Does anyone know of a nice inexpensive hotel to stay at close to the beach and Disneyland? I checked the Disney resorts and they were more than I wanted to spend. We are only going to Disneyland for 2 days then maybe Legoland . This is my 1st time to go to CA. Also does anyone know how to get discounted tickets to the parks? Any good resturants in the area you would recommend? Thanks