Monday, January 24, 2011

Guide to Frugal Living:: Shop Smarter 1/24/11

Shop Smarter
Erin Huffstetler
From Erin Huffstetler, your Guide to Frugal Living
Frugal cooks are smart shoppers. They know how to get the very best deal on all of their groceries.
Looking Ahead:
Week 2 - Make It Yourself
Week 3 - Avoid Food Waste
Week 4 - Learn How to Preserve Foods

Simple Ways to Slash Your Grocery Bill 
Struggling with a too-big grocery bill? Use these strategies to slash it down to size ...

Give Your Grocery List a Makeover 
If you're spending more on groceries than you want to, the problem may not be what you're buying, but how you're buying it. Make over your grocery list by employing the following tips ...
The Cheapest Fruits and Vegetables by Month 
An easy way to save on fruits and vegetables is to buy what's in season. Here's a guide to help you identify the best produce deals each month ...
Save Money on Meat 
Discover 11 ways to save more on meat (without going vegetarian).
How to Coupon Effectively 
Couponing can be a great source of savings, and it doesn't have to be a big time consumer.
Build a Grocery Stockpile 
Stockpiling is a common practice among frugalites and for good reason: it can save a ton. If you're tired of paying full price for your groceries, it may be time to start a stockpile of your own. Here's how it's done ...
Meal Planning Worksheet 
Always making impluse buys? Try planning your menu before you shop.
Start a Price Book 
Create a price book to track how much you spend on each item that you purchase, and you'll soon know when something is a good buy, and even how much you need to buy to last until the next sale.

This email is written by: 
Erin Huffstetler 
Frugal Living Guide 

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