Top 12 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

Groceries. It’s an expense we can’t avoid completely, but it is an expense we actually have a lot of control over. Did you know that you can save up to $2,700 a year when you buy items in bulk, on sale and prevent waste by freezing food in airtight packages? that's right. By shopping smarter, there are ways to stretch your grocery dollars when you’re shopping the aisles and even when you get Read more ...

Refrigerator Basics: How to Make Your Food Last Longer

An organized fridge not only gives you peace of mind, but it can actually extend shelf life and prevent foodborne illness. Like, did you know that apples and oranges require different conditions than your lettuce and broccoli? Or that certain areas of your fridge are colder than others? Read on—the next time you come home with a bag of groceries, you’ll know the right place for everything. With Read more ...

What to Do With Expired Food

“I’m starting to think I buy bananas just to watch them die a slow death in my own home.” --Anonymous. Did you go bananas over the weekend? You should have—last Saturday was National Banana Bread Day! Who knew? And thanks to banana bread, there’s no need for overripe bananas to go to waste. But here’s an important tip—bananas are not the only food that can be used past its prime. Read more ...

Tips for Organizing Your Fridge and Pantry

There’s nothing worse than spending money on food and then pitching it into the trash because it got lost somewhere on the shelves or your refrigerator or pantry. It’s like throwing away your cold hard cash. Here are some tips for organizing your kitchen in an effort to cut down on waste and neglected purchases. Especially if your grocery shopping tends to be sporadic, clearly mark on the Read more ...

Planning Ahead = Bigger Savings

“It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” –Eleanor Roosevelt. Instead of sitting around wishing you had more money, why not plan on it? There are so many things you can do right now that could lead to major savings in the long run. Whether it’s groceries,gas or personal health, you can save a little to a lot on most of what you buy. Here are some quick and easy tips to help Read more ...

Comparing Prices on Groceries

Nobody wants to overpay at the grocery store, especially on items you buy everyday. So we decided to research the national average price for the most popular food items—bread, apples, milk, eggs and chicken. Just how much is too much to pay for the top five grocery picks?  Take a look at what we found. BREAD. The average price of white bread in the U.S. is $1.40 per pound, and for whole wheat Read more ...