Everyone has seen the TV show “Extreme Couponers” which makes it look like the only way to slash your grocery budget is by going coupon crazy! Not true! Here are a few tips on how to save money on groceries without clipping coupons!
1. Learn your grocery store’s sales cycle. Often it is 6 to 10 weeks long. During this time, each type of item (peanut butter not JIF peanut better) goes on sale at least once for it’s “rock bottom” price. You may see a regular price of $3 a jar and it might be marked down to $2.50 a … Read More »
There are numerous ways to save money at the grocery store. Here are a few tips on how to save money on groceries without using coupons.
1. Avoid packaged items in the fresh foods aisle. Anything that the grocery store had to “prep” for you in any manner is going to cost more. Buy the full carrot, as opposed to the chopped carrots, to see a drop in your spending.
2. Go as close to home made as you can. Unless you have a coupon, the mixes and pre-made items are going to cost more. Buy the flour, butter, etc to make … Read More »