Tuesday, August 17, 2010

$12 Food

Once again, I went to the Shepherd's House and got my weekly box of food. Though this time, it was two boxes. And they were giving out a bouquet of flowers with every box.

4 bags of pepperoni
4 chicken breasts
1 lb ground beef
Italian pork sausage

4 mango berry bran muffins
2 bags of rolls
french bread
loaf of artisan bread

2 large net bags of clementines/tangelos/tiny tangerines
2 boxes of cut tropical fruit medley
4 lemons
baby bella mushrooms
sweet potato spears
iceberg lettuce head
steakhouse wedge salad
4 red potatoes
2 green peppers

2 wedges of fancy hard cheese
4 dipping sauce cups
chocolate chip cookies
cinnamon schoolhouse cookies
2 bouquets of blue hydrangeas (6 stems)

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Shepherd's House Food

Near us, there is a church ministry that collects expiring food from Publix and Trader Joes, packs them into boxes, and sells the boxes for six dollars. She packed it really full this time for me. Everything on the list I got for six dollars. And the two items that still had prices on them added up to $7.60. All I need for this week is eggs.

Cuban baguette (TJ)
small dinner rolls
hot dog buns
sandwich loaf (TJ)

chicken meatballs (TJ)
grilled chicken with tortellini (TJ)
Chicken salad (TJ)
uncooked chicken quartres (TJ)

shredded carrots
Country Italian salad (TJ)
2 bags of cut apples (TJ)
bunch of bananas (Publix)
Romaine head
Iceberg head
orange bell pepper

Hormel Chili
Fruit Cocktail (Publix)

A gallon of milk
Gourmet cheddar cheese (TJ)
Chocolate pudding (TJ)

Long apple strudel (publix)
2 jalapeno ranch sauce cups
2 hot sauce cups