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tacey Smith sits with her son, Haden, Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in their home in Jamestown, N.D. Smith is trying to keep within her monthly grocery budget while planning for a traditional Thanksgiving Day meal.

Making Thanksgiving dinner on a budget

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JAMESTOWN, N.D. - Stacey Smith spends $100 on groceries each month and despite the expense of a grandiose Thanksgiving dinner, the wife and mother intends to stick to her budget.


Smith, of Jamestown, lives with her husband, Michael, their son, Haden, 10 months, and Michael's brother, Jonathon, 21. The four try to eat healthy - like all-natural meats and organic baby food for Haden - and won't compromise quality for quantity.

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