Small Change, Big Savings
Cutting down on the grocery bill can seem almost impossible sometimes. When you’re feeding a family, there’s lots stuff you need…or do you?
Sometimes, we get stuck in the same routine buying patterns and don’t realize how we can be saving on our weekly grocery trips. But that can all change today. We found three almost effortless ways that you can make minor adjustments to your shopping trip that lead to major increases in your savings!
Almost 25 years ago, my family faced a crisis. We were living in a fast-deteriorating neighborhood, and desperately wanted to move to safer area. A home in the suburbs was going to cost an extra $200 a month in rent. But since my husband’s income was already stretched to the breaking point, and I had just lost my part-time job, where could we get the money?
We found the answer in our grocery budget. I took over the shopping, and we cut our budget from $80 to $100 a week down to $50 by trying a lot of different strategies. I wrote a book about my experiment called Eat Well for $50 a Week, later upgraded to Eat Healthy for $50 a Week, and then, Feed Your Family for $12 a Day.
With today’s much higher cost of food…..