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Old 07-17-2009, 07:51 PM
 
Location: NE Florida
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About $600 a month for three- one adult and two teens, plus a dog and a cat. We used to eat out four or so nights a week, now maybe one. (Not with the dog and cat )
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Old 07-18-2009, 02:20 PM
 
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We have a family of 5 like LJ. We spend about 800 a month. We very rarely eat out. We do 99 percent of our shopping at Walmart. We have 3 boys 12 8 and 4
Walmart definately has the cheaper prices and a nice selection. On top of that, they have pretty much anything else you may need.
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Old 07-18-2009, 08:06 PM
 
Location: Northside Of Jacksonville
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I spend $450-$500 a month on groceries; I'm not about to make 2-4 trips to the grocery a week so if I stock up on food ahead of time, it'll last me a month or two.
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Old 07-19-2009, 05:36 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville
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Family of 3 - we spend approx $350 per month on groceries, and eat out 1-2 times a week. Like shopping at Publix, Winn Dixie and Costco. I am not that good at using coupons. I clip them, but then often don't have them with me when I shop...duh?!
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Old 07-20-2009, 06:56 PM
 
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Wow, quite a variety of answers! Thanks everyone! I find the walmart in canada a bit cheaper than the chain grocery stores too and of course, costco (but I don't tend to buy in bulk). I guess the deals are out there but it's finding the time and energy to shop around. My mom would always go to like, 3 grocery stores and my Dad would get mad cause he claimed he spent more on gas than she saved on groceries.
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