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This week I made a run to Publix and found that the best way to save money on groceries is to have no room in the buggy… it’s like eating dinner on salad plates so you eat less. I had a baby in the main section of the cart and we tried to squeeze in some groceries around her seat, but really there’s not much that fits.
I grabbed a few of the super good deals and called it a day. We really didn’t need much. My kids think we could live for months off the pantry and they may be right… No matter what you have in the pantry though, you need to always get in the habit of making sure you have enough for six weeks on items that are on sale. That’s the big part of the game. When we see something at it’s best price, we won’t see that price again for six weeks. So whether you feel stocked or not, you still need to run out for those few items you will run out of before they are on sale again.
You can see what we grabbed from my actual shopping list.
Value Purchased: $105.93
Total Spent: $20.98
Total Saved: $84.95 or 81%
Mobile App Offers Back: $4
Keeping it small and just focused on the top deals makes the numbers look super fun. It also helps to re-energize you if you are feeling burnt out on coupons.
How was your week? Leave a comment or a link to your savings post.