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Happy Friday!

August 15th, 2008 at 04:16 pm

I am soooo ready for the weekend.

Most of you have figured out by now that I love to go grocery shopping and cook good meals at home. We also have all noticed, in one way or another, how food prices are generally rising. How have you been dealing? Coupons? Store specials and preferred shopper cards? Do you plan your meals in advance? Have you cut out anything completely or nearly so (like milk)? Or is everything still the same?

As it's just me, I've found that I can pretty much spend as much or as little as I want. Some weeks are more expensive because I'll be stocking up on paper towels, toilet paper, dog food, etcetera. But other weeks I can spend as little as $15-$20 (as I usually can be satisfied with simple soups and salads.) However, I understand this is just me ... I really admire women who are shopping for their families!

So what's your strategy in the grocery store?

ETA: I forgot to say THANK YOU to everyone who offered me well wishes yesterday. I'm feeling somewhat better today, and truly appreciate all of your comments. Hopefully I'll get a conclusive diagnosis soon, and I'll keep everyone posted. THANKS AGAIN!!!

1 Responses to “Happy Friday!”

  1. Blue Eyes Says:

    I've been buying food from Angel Food Ministries for the last several months for $30. When I go to the grocery store, I usually use coupons and pair them with sale items. I try not to purchase very much that isn't on sale. I shop at Aldi occasionally also. I haven't cut anything out completely. As far as planning meals, I don't do that in advance, but I probably should.

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