The Real Cost of Groceries In Ottawa - Saved 58% - Feb 15


In an effort to share how much I actually save in groceries - I am tracking all my grocery purchases and showing value vs cost.

This trip I popped into a No Frills just to stock up on a few good deals.

No Frills:
Ragu Pasta Sauce $1.67 - Sale $1 x 6 = $6 - Saved $4.02
Lantic Sugar 2kg $1.67 - Sale $1 x 6 = $6 - Saved $4.02
Pineapple Tidbits $1.77 - Sale $1 x 6 = $6 - Saved $4.62
Betty Crocker Cake Mix $1.50 - Sale $1 x 6 = $6 - Saved $3
Diet Coke 2L $1.98 - Sale $1 x 2 = $2 - Saved $1.96
Italpasta $1.57 - Sale $0.50 x 10 = $5 - Saved $10.70
Sidekicks $1.57 - Sale $1 x 4 = $4 - Saved $2.28
Bananas $0.56/lb x 2.7lbs = $1.51 - 400 PC Points = $1.11 - Saved $0.40
Dove Body Wash $6.49 - Sale $2.97 - $1 Coupon = $1.97 x 10 = $19.70 - Saved $45.20


This Trip:
Total Value:  $132.01
Total Spent:  $55.81
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Total Saved: $76.20 = 58%


February Totals:
Total Value:  $920.84
Total Spent:  $493.46
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Total Saved: $427.38 = 46%


Me vs Ottawa Monthly Totals:
Ave Ottawa Monthly Budget: $868
Spent:  $493.46
Remaining:  $374.54

If you're wondering why I'm tracking and sharing my family's food spending - you need to read Basic Food Costs For Ottawa - HERE.

To see the previous Food Cost posts - click HERE.






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