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How Do You Save Money On Groceries? 11 Easy Tips

How to save money on groceries

When I first started homemaking, I was soooo into writing a meal plan. I even made a competition with myself to see how little money we could spend while still eating delicious food every day.

Over time, though, and especially after I had my son, I kind of got lazy. Life got harder, I got more tired, and making everything from scratch seemed impossible to do while balancing being a mom and running my online businesses.

Because of that, my grocery bill ballooned until we really needed to look at it and stop with all the frivolous and unnecessary purchases.

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The Ultimate Frugal Food Is… Potatoes?!

Gorgeous potatoes ready to be turned into a frugal meal header

When I was in college, I ate a lot of ramen. It tasted good, it was stupid cheap, and when I had the money I could easily dress it up with veggies and meat for a full, filling meal.

I got a little bit older and started eating rice. I was working out a lot then, and the quintessential “healthy” meal is chicken breasts, rice, beans, and broccoli. Carbs, fat, protein. It was affordable and certainly healthier than the salty, MSG-filled ramen I was relying on before.

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