This year, we're offering a new option – to take the CalFresh Challenge for just one day. But while this option is less of a time commitment, participants are learning how difficult it is to access enough food when they can't divide their grocery costs over several days.
I failed! I took the Challenge for today and shopped wisely, but ended up going over budget by 52 cents.
Here is what I ate for breakfast:
Then, I shopped for lunch and dinner. I guess if I had planned better, I could have made sure that my lunch would not be the same thing as my dinner.