We spend too much money on food and I know we can do better. We eat really well and likely too much, but… I’ve decided that as of September 2015 I am going to be more frugal, a smarter shopper, and share all that I learn with you! I am going to delve into price matching, share specials that appeal to our audience and when you should run to the store, savings & coupon apps, deals online, and anything else that can save both our families money on groceries or when shopping.
- Organize by departments (to avoid going down every aisle and just ones on the list!)
- Add (pre-print) common things needed each shopping trip (milk, bread, etc)
- Add columns for potential price matching – store, price (I am still a relative newbie here so we will start with a few things each shop!)
- Add a “watch for sales” section with common items we stock up on (my goal is when reviewing my list weekly to scan for these items and when we see a great deal stock up then before we run out of it!)
We’ve also just started a new Apps & Sites page with ways to immediately get started saving. In the day and age of smart phones, saving is becoming easier and convenient. Keep following and we will share what we learn as we go! If you are already a great shopper we encourage you to share tips too if you desire. Let’s share the savings within the Mom Cafe community and save together.