Friends and I were discussing grocery budget and it seems ours has grown lately. In an attempt to save for DW, we are looking at all areas of our budget. We have been conscience of spending for a while and we use cash for most of our day to day purchases, by withdrawing large amounts, dividing it up and then having only that alloted amount, which works well for us because when cash is gone thats it! My friend was saying her husband is freaked out by how much $$$$ she spends on groceries, gas, etc. so I thought I would see what my DIS'ers had to say. Here goes my monthly spending: Gas: $300 (just my car-the gas guzzler ) Groceries: $600-700 (that does include paper products, cleaning products, etc.) That's Me, DH, DD-10, DD-8, DS-2 So you guys feel like sharing yours?