What I Spent
I’m still kind of adjusting to the current prices at the stores since I was mostly on a grocery shopping hiatus while I lived with my parents. This is some kind of sticker shock to come back to!
I am particularly surprised at how expensive meat is, and that’s true even for normally cheap varieties like chicken thighs.
This week, I spent:
- $41 at Lidl
- $6.50 at Safeway
- $60 at Target
- $19 on fast food (see Saturday’s dinner)
So $126.50 for me this week.
What We Ate
Lisey and Zoe and I all needed to go to Target for a few things. I particularly needed some new shorts, but I struck out completely. For whatever reason, all of Target’s shorts this year were super tight on my waist but enormous on my legs.
I think they designed them with Kim Kardashian in mind. And I’m not built like her either in the waist OR in the hips.
I hate shopping for shorts. I would literally rather shop for a swimsuit!
Anyway…I wasn’t hungry while we were out, but the girls were so I picked them up some fast food before we hit Target. And then after our Target trip, we used some Coldstone Creamery gift cards to get some free ice cream. 🙂
This is the night I made the Thai red curry chicken with sweet potatoes.
We had burrito bowls, which cover the starch, protein, and veggie categories all in one.
I did serve some fruit on the side, though.
Leftover burrito bowls!
I made burgers and I used some purple potatoes from Hungry Harvest to make some potato cubes.
Normal potato cubes look like this:
And purple potato cubes look like bits of charcoal.
Zoe came to the table and was rather shocked until I explained the situation. Ha.
If you close your eyes and eat them, though, they do taste just like regular potatoes. Still, the visual situation is so weird that I don’t think I’d ever purposely buy purple potatoes!
Sonia came over for dinner because I was making chicken katsu, her favorite dish. This meant there were four of us at dinner, so I pulled my desk chair up to the table (we currently only have three dining chairs), and all was well.
We might eat up some odds and ends in the fridge