Slash Your Grocery Spending in 7 Easy Steps

Got big goals that don’t include spending too much on groceries? I gotcha covered. Learn to slash your grocery spending in 7 easy steps. The other day I shared with you some of the strategies that I used last week to reduce our grocery spending by over $400. That’s about 1/3 of our monthly grocery […]

Buy Groceries on a Budget: How To Make it Happen

We all have to buy groceries. Buying them on a budget can be a challenge. Here are my strategies for staying in the black this year. Years ago when we were young newlyweds, I would buy groceries almost daily. If something sounded good to me for dinner, I ran to the store to get the […]

Use a Price Book to Track Grocery Prices & Save Money

Wondering if it makes a difference where you shop? It does! Use a price book to track grocery prices, shop the best deals, and save money. I’ve never been one to keep a price book. I mean, I heard about them TWENTY YEARS ago, when I first picked up a copy of Miserly Moms at […]

Lower Your Grocery Bill in 7 Simple Steps

Since food costs are the most flexible of your monthly spending, taking some steps to lower your grocery bill can really pay off. Follow these easy strategies to help you do it. Food is one of the great comforts of life. Not only does it bring nourishment to our bodies, but it can also bring comfort to […]

Just How Much Should You Spend on Groceries?

How Much Should You Spend on Groceries? | Good Cheap Eats

What you spend on groceries can be one of the most flexible line items in your budget. How do you decide just how much you should spend? A few weeks ago when I was cleaning out our family library, I came across my accounting book from my junior year in France. I kept track of […]

Grocery Shopping with Kids at ALDI

Grocery shopping with kids can be a tricky affair, but after 19 years of parenting, I realize its value: in spending time together, learning about commerce, and teaching them the value of a dollar. I’m pleased to be partnering with ALDI for this post. I’ve been compensated for my time, but all opinions are my […]

Buying Healthy Food on a Budget

Buying healthy food on a budget is possible! You don’t have to relegate yourself to cheap, processed items. You do need to shop wisely. Here’s how. Eating healthy on a budget can be tricky because healthy food tends to be more expensive than bad-for-you food. A quick glance at the grocery store ads shows how […]

Grocery Shortcuts to Help You Make Dinner Quickly

Grocery shortcuts can help you bridge the gap between a busy schedule and the desire to eat well. They can also help you make dinner quickly. In case you didn’t know, I’m a regular writer for one of my favorite sites, The Kitchn. I love what they do there and their mission to help people live […]