Think for a moment about how you do your grocery shopping. Do you go during the day or at night? Are you alone or wrangling two kids? Is it a weekly event or an every-other-day outing?
Now think about the times when you’ve spent more money than you thought you would. When does that typically happen? What foods did you buy that you didn’t plan on buying?
Since grocery shopping is necessary to creating healthy, home-cooked meals, it’s emotionally and financially worth it to consider how we can shop the grocery store smarter. Here are a few ideas to get you going.