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Rebecca, mother from Melbourne, has bought and prepared more than 60 dinners that she plans to have her family last until mid-January (photo: her food)

Now supermarket costs are higher than ever, men and women across the country are opting for an even more extreme approach to saving valuable money.

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One of those women is Rebecca, a mother from Melbourne, who has bought and prepared more than 60 dinners that she plans to have her family last until mid-January.

Rebecca published on Facebook and revealed the exact food budget plan she swears by – and the meal plan that will feed her family for more than two months.

Rebecca, mother from Melbourne, has bought and prepared more than 60 dinners that she plans to have her family last until mid-January (photo: her food)

Rebecca, mother from Melbourne, has bought and prepared more than 60 dinners that she plans to have her family last until mid-January (photo: her food)

Rebecca published on Facebook and revealed the exact food budget plan she swears by - and the meal plan that her family will feed for more than two months (photo: her grocery store)

Rebecca published on Facebook and revealed the exact food budget plan she swears by - and the meal plan that her family will feed for more than two months (photo: her grocery store)

Rebecca published on Facebook and revealed the exact food budget plan she swears by – and the meal plan that her family will feed for more than two months (photo: her grocery store)

& # 39; We have organized 60+ dinner meals for the next two months, we also have a stocked cupboard for bits and pieces if needed for the extra nights before we prepare another great cook, & # 39; Rebecca wrote on Facebook (photo: some of her freezer prep)
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& # 39; We have organized 60+ dinner meals for the next two months, we also have a stocked cupboard for bits and pieces if needed for the extra nights before we prepare another great cook, & # 39; Rebecca wrote on Facebook (photo: some of her freezer prep)

& # 39; We have organized 60+ dinner meals for the next two months, we also have a stocked cupboard for bits and pieces if needed for the extra nights before we prepare another great cook, & # 39; Rebecca wrote on Facebook (photo: some of her freezer prep)

& # 39; We have organized 60+ dinner meals for the next two months, we also have a stocked cupboard for bits and pieces if needed for the extra nights before we prepare another great cook, & # 39; wrote Rebecca on Facebook.

So how did she buy everything she needs for two and a half months and how much did she spend?

Rebecca said, while she usually keeps her groceries for two adults, a toddler and a cat up to $ 450 a month (as well as $ 150 for outings and take-away and $ 80 for pet food), this time she spent $ 650.

& # 39; (This may sound like a lot), but this has organized us for every dinner we need until mid-January, & # 39; she said.

Rebecca said, while she usually keeps her groceries for two adults, a toddler and a cat up to $ 450 a month (as well as $ 150 in trips and pick-up and $ 80 in pet food), this time she spent $ 650 (photo: in her fridge)

Rebecca said, while she usually keeps her groceries for two adults, a toddler and a cat up to $ 450 a month (as well as $ 150 in trips and pick-up and $ 80 in pet food), this time she spent $ 650 (photo: in her fridge)

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Rebecca said, while she usually keeps her groceries for two adults, a toddler and a cat up to $ 450 a month (as well as $ 150 in trips and pick-up and $ 80 in pet food), this time she spent $ 650 (photo: in her fridge)

Although the organized mother said she clearly needs some fresh food - such as bread, milk and fruit and vegetables - she estimates she only has to spend $ 120 until mid-January (photo: part of her meat)

Although the organized mother said she clearly needs some fresh food - such as bread, milk and fruit and vegetables - she estimates she only has to spend $ 120 until mid-January (photo: part of her meat)

Although the organized mother said she clearly needs some fresh food – such as bread, milk and fruit and vegetables – she estimates she only has to spend $ 120 until mid-January (photo: part of her meat)

How much meat did Rebecca buy until January?

* 1 kg minced sausage

* 2 kg chicken fillets

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* 3 kg ground beef

* 10 x 200 g porterhouse steaks

* Six burgers

* 2 kg of BBQ lamb chops

* 3 kg beef sausages

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* 1 kg steak

Although the organized mother said she clearly needs some fresh food – such as bread, milk and fruits and vegetables – she estimates that she only needs to spend $ 120 to make ends meet until mid-January.

& # 39; If everything goes according to plan, we should only spend $ 770 on groceries until mid-January, which would be a saving of $ 580, since we usually spend $ 450 a month, & # 39; said Rebecca.

Her shop included $ 160 in meat – or 1 kg of sausage, 2 kg of chicken fillets, 3 kg of ground beef, 10 x 200 g porterhouse steaks, six hamburgers, 2 kg of BBQ lamb chops, 3 kg of beef sausages and 1 kg of chuck steak.

She bought all this from an online butcher, which she thought offered better value than the large supermarkets.

Her store included $ 160 in meat - everything she bought from an online butcher, which she said was cheaper
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Her store included $ 160 in meat - everything she bought from an online butcher, which she said was cheaper

Her store included $ 160 in meat – everything she bought from an online butcher, which she said was cheaper

& # 39; We also did frozen vegetables for meals because it was cheaper, less waste and less prep, & # 39; said Rebecca.

In addition, the frugal mother also bought four kilos of fresh potatoes for side dishes, and extra carrots, broccoli, beans, and peas – all frozen.

She also plans to withdraw $ 55 for fresh fruit, which is added to the general expenses and will allow her to make two punnets of strawberries, four punnets of blueberries, a mango, two watermelons, a punnet of grapes, 2 kg of apples and 10 to buy bananas.

Rebecca also said that she had taken in cleaning products and household items (photo)

Rebecca also said that she had taken in cleaning products and household items (photo)

Rebecca also said that she had taken in cleaning products and household items (photo)

People online were hugely impressed by the efforts of the mother, where she described her as & # 39; hugely organized & # 39; and & # 39; an inspiration & # 39; (photo: her shop cabinet)

People online were hugely impressed by the efforts of the mother, where she described her as & # 39; hugely organized & # 39; and & # 39; an inspiration & # 39; (photo: her shop cabinet)

People online were hugely impressed by the efforts of the mother, where she described her as & # 39; hugely organized & # 39; and & # 39; an inspiration & # 39; (photo: her shop cabinet)

What has Rebecca cooked?

11 x Bolognese minced meat

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4 x sausage & steak hot pot

3.5 x Butter chicken

3.5 x Honey Mustard Chicken

3 x curry sausages

3 x tomato and onion sausages

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4 x Savory Mince (Shepard & # 39; s Pie)

4 x Slow Cooked Lamb Oven dish (not yet cooked)

8 x Fried Rice

6 x Bacon Pasta Bake

4 x Beef Ravioli

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10 x steaks

6 x Hamburgers

80 x Sausage rolls

Rebecca also revealed exactly what she made to survive the family until January – and although she hasn't made every meal, there is plenty to choose from.

& # 39; In the freezer I currently have 11 portions of Bolognese minced meat, four sausage and steak hot pots, 3.5 butter chickens, 3.5 honey mustard chickens, 3 curry sausages, 3 tomato and onion sausages, 4 hearty minced meat, 4 slow cooked lamb stew , 8 fried rice, 6 bacon pasta trays, 4 beef ravioli, 10 steaks, 6 hamburgers and 80 sausage rolls. & # 39;

Rebecca said she still had a lot of meat and vegetables and grains to prepare more meals.

People online were hugely impressed by the efforts of the mother, where she described her as & # 39; hugely organized & # 39; and & # 39; an inspiration & # 39 ;.

& # 39; That's great! I would like to be as organized as you are, but we don't have room for a fridge / freezer / pantry and to be honest I'm just too lazy, & a woman wrote.

& # 39; I am impressed by your commitment! & # 39;

Another added: & # 39; Great job. I wish I could be that organized. It is hardly possible to do weekly menus & groceries & # 39 ;.

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