Grocery Shopping

Yesterday, I went on a mission to shop for a week’s worth of groceries. It was harder than I thought.

Since the hubby and I are very new to this world of shared finances, we still haven’t really figured out a budgeting system that would work for us. I went to the supermarket with a limit of 1,000php for our grocery. As I roamed around looking for cheap goods, It struck me. Was I  “extravagant”  before when it comes to buying for my personal consumption?

Photo from Google
Photo from Google

Case in Point: I cannot live a day without having green tea. When I was still living in my parents house, I would by a 150-peso ( 20’s) box of green tea. That was good enough for me. Besides, this particular tea taste really good; I feel like it’s worth the money. Yesterday was a different story though. I was about toRead More »