It has probably taken months, (if not a couple of years), but we have finally settled down into a “consume home-cooked food” by default routine.

It helped that some of our favourite go-to places have either removed their set lunch menus or raised prices. This meant that spending a little bit of time cooking at home and packing our meals became the best proposition on most weekdays.

This had a big impact on our expenses as we only spent about $3,100 in March.

Let’s hope we also see some positive side effects on our waistlines a few months down the road. =p


Eating Out: $361.90

Hawker ($114) – Just 13 entries this month. On average, we only eat out at hawker centres or food court once every 3 days.

Fast Food ($14.90) – 1 meal at Mac and another at Popeye’s as I went for a run to Sungei …