1. Utilize the salvage food store at Hillside & Western once every 2 weeks. FYI…they only take cash or checks. Average yearly savings: a lot
I decided that I was not content to merely compare food prices at various stores (as seen here). What kind of nerd would I be, after all, if my spreadsheets didn’t include toiletries? So, off to Walmart, Target, and United I went to satisfy my obsessive compulsion. Here is my random list of items selected for comparison:
On Saturday a dear friend of ours went to be with Jesus. Today we will be attending her “celebration of life” along with many others who have been blessed by her time on earth. Please keep the Ronne and Reid families in your prayers. Follow their story here: http://theronnes.blogspot.com.
In loving memory…
Generally speaking, one of the best places to save money in your budget is on food expenses. Have you ever wondered how much money you would save if you took a sandwich with you to work instead of grabbing fast food? I didn’t think so; but, I don’t care. Here’s the answer:
So, I did a couple of blog posts comparing various food prices at Walmart, Sam’s, and United. (here:http://joshwoodtx.blogspot.com/2010/07/sams-vs-walmart.html and here:http://joshwoodtx.blogspot.com/2010/06/walmart-vs-united-supermarkets.html) I got a lot of feedback. A LOT OF FEEDBACK. I was surprised, mainly because I figured this blog thing would end up functioning more like a “notes to self” page. Anyhow, a ton of people asked me why I didn’t include meat. The answer: I didn’t need to buy any that particular day. Well people, here are some meat comparisons for you: