Grab your hip, new reusable shopping tote and let's grab some groceries
. But, wait! First, check out the Reader's Digest 10 tips for smart food shopping
. It's a quick and easy-to-read guide for staying on track once you step inside the store. Stay on track how? Answer: in every way -- in terms of your budget and
Here are my three faves -- all ideas that have worked for me lately:
1. Limit your trips. I try to pick up extra bread and milk when I shop so as to avoid extra runs to the store
. The less I go to the supermarket, the less I spend each month.
2. Avoid shopping on an empty stomach. An oldie but a goodie. This is probably the best shopping advice out there!
3. Follow the walls. The less processed stuff you buy, the less money
you'll spend and the healthier you'll be eating. Try it. This tip really works!
Enjoy these ideas? Check out Francesca's tips on how to be a grocery super shopper