My budget is $200 per fortnight, however lately I find it almost impossible to stick to this. If I do only spend that, we usually eat everything within 5 days or so, then either have to spend more money on groceries, or spend the rest of the fortnight eating awful tinned meals and having no snacky food (like chocolate or soft drink). If I spend $300 that's usually enough, but ultimately I'd spend $400 to be truly satisfied each fortnight.
It's just me and DH eating atm, but I'm worried about how much it will cost once DS starts eating (he's only 4 weeks) and when we have more children in the future. God imagine having 3 kids and having to buy them snacks and food as well, that must cost a fortune!
Questions - how much do you spend on groceries a week/fortnight/month?
Do you have any tips on how to make grocery money go farther?