Monday, November 7, 2011

Save Some Green!

As we have begun our new student journey we have had to be extra careful in our expenditures.  I had a brilliant thought a few weeks ago and thought I would share it with YOU!

We have recently incorporated a weekly grocery budget.  Let’s say it is $100.  If you always shift your grocery shopping day by one day later each week you will save yourself a lot of money!  For example, if I shop on Monday one week, Tuesday the next week, and Wednesday the following... I will eventually have skipped shopping one week saving myself $100. 

I personally have tried to push shopping off by 1-2 days each week so that in a month period I have saved the amount I spend weekly.  If you shoot for this goal on $100/week budget you will have saved over $1000 that year!  WOW, wow, wow!


Lexi said...

Hi ! That is how I shop. I make a list, like this week I have bought for mon-next mon. Then next week it will be tue- tues. Saves lots of money in the long run!
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Jenny's Heart said...

What a good idea, I am gonna have to try this, I shop almost daily.
I know, I know it is bad!
I HAVE to do better, we are in dire straights at this time so I am menu planning and trying to shop smarter, I will try this.

Rachelle said...

I love doing this whenever I can! Given our current single-car situation, I generally have to shop on Saturdays. But someday I would love to do this every week!