A Week In Perth, Australia, On A $217,300 Joint Income

6:30 a.m. — Eating my breakfast at my desk (bircher muesli I brought from home), I do my online food shopping. I love going grocery shopping in the real world, but I find I always spend so much more when I am confronted with snacks and sales. I shop for me and my husband for the upcoming weekend as we are both home. This week I get all the staples — milk, veggies, fruit, chicken breast, tuna, yogurt, protein balls and bars, oats, dried pigs ears (these are a dog treat!), dishwasher tablets, Twix, and we pay 60 cents per plastic bag now in Australia, so whatever amount of them came in the food order. I arrange for it to be delivered Thursday night. $110

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