A Week In Minneapolis, MN, On A $67,000 Salary

9:15 a.m. — My boyfriend drives us back to his place after stopping at a gas station to buy me windshield wiper fluid. I offer to pay, but he insists. We say goodbye for the day (we have plans tonight), and I head to the grocery store for my weekly shop. I pick up a whole chicken, a bag of carrots, celery, chickpeas, yogurt, an eggplant, butter, rice, cherry tomatoes, lemons, limes, and eggs ($35). Buying a whole chicken and breaking it down yourself saves a ton of money. I plan to roast this one later in the week. $35