Time is money. And it matters how you spend it while grocery shopping. (The giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: holbrookmail@) Grocery shopping is one of my all-time favorite activities. I’m weird. I know. There’s something about seeing all those different ingredients lined up on the shelf, it gets my mind going with the […]
Subscribing to a regular CSA or produce co-op delivery can be a great way to support local farmers as well as get your eight servings a day of fresh fruit and vegetables. Here are some tips to help you use your share and make the most of it. (These tips work for good produce sales […]
Keeping a curb on our grocery spending helps us save money and stay in the black. Here are 12 ways to save on groceries. Astute observers will notice I’ve got a theme going here for Frugal Friday this summer. I’m sharing “12 Ways to Save” in 12 different areas of “Life as MOM”. Two weeks […]
My weekly grocery geek feature has moved! Hop on over to my food blog, Good Cheap Eats, for the play by play on how we’re eating well, acting our wage, and enjoying life. We are rich in vinegar, laundry soap, and pomegranates this week. Come geek out with me.
Typically I love to go grocery shopping. Between the food and shopping for the deals, I always find something to entertain myself with. My first job was actually at a grocery store, too. But at the same time, grocery shopping can be a chore. Or feel a little postal. But, since I can’t get the […]
I didn’t realize that when I was placing different co-op orders that they would all converge on the same day. The same day as double ad day at Sprouts, even. It makes me sound like a hard-core shopper! I told you I was reforming my ways. But those stops were all on my list Wednesday. […]
It used to be that I regularly visited a multitude of stores each week. In fact, Vons, Albertsons, Ralph’s, Costco, Walmart, Sprouts, Henry’s, Stater Brothers, Walgreens, and CVS were part of my weekly rotation. For several years this worked for us. I clipped coupons, stalked the sales, and then made my rounds, sometimes hitting all […]
As is normal for me in the fall, my focus turns from getting the best deals to saving the most time. Both are limited resources; both have “costs.” Looking toward upping the nutrition in the things I buy, I am finding that I’m using a lot fewer coupons than in months and years previous. I […]