to Save Money On Groceries
Less Money and Enjoy More!
Save Money on Groceries
Saving Money is one hard task. There
are lots of things to be considered,
primarily on how to budget your cash
on hand that would somehow, if not manage
to have excess left money, be exact of
what it should be used for. Budgeting
is really a pain in the neck. Allocation
of electric bills, water bills, phone
bills, etc. is just few of the many things
being considered on how to utilize your
Food is no exception. Being
the most important of all house responsibility,
we prioritize on how to budget our
money, reducing the money spent without
sacrificing the food allocation. We mainly
buy necessities in groceries. It would
be of help if you list down goods you
have to buy together with their prices
(if possible) so as to ensure yourself
that the budget allotted for food is
exact or there is a shortage. If so,
you could trim down your list or think
of a better replacement. To furthermore
avoid shopping shortages, here are some
• List goods that should always
be found in the kitchen. Examples of
which are coffee, milk, sugar, soy sauce,
vinegar, salt, onion, garlic. These goods
are necessary, so they are always being
• Plan your weekly meals ahead
of time. This would avoid you overspending
on goods invaluable or missing some ingredients
that are needed. This would not just
clear your worries but it would also
save your time.
• Don’t buy branded goods;
instead choose a product that has the
same quality of those expensive goods.
You’ll get the same benefit without
• Buy goods that have dual purpose.
A good example of which is mayonnaise.
You can use it as a sandwich spread or
make macaroni salad instead. In a way,
you could enjoy eating both without spending
• Buy less expensive cuts of meat.
List recipes that the cuts won’t
matter. At least, you won’t be
sacrificing the taste of the food and
at the same time you’ll have the
chance to buy a larger quantity.
• Pay in cash. You might be tempted
to buy unnecessary goods. This would
avoid you from going over your card limit.
• Try to be inventive and creative
at the same time. Leftovers could be
precooked in a way that it would look
appealing again to your appetite.
• Bring some snacks whenever you
travel. This could be a good reliever
for your hunger along the way and chances
of being tempted to stop in a mini store;
if not be impossible, at least be lessen.
• Keep a list of prices of goods
you always buy. At least, with those
products you’re sure of how much
you’ll be spending and you could
do just a small amount on goods you wish
• Shop only once or twice a month.
In that way, less time will be spent
on going to a grocery store and at the
same time, chances of overspending will