How We Save Money By Having Our Groceries Delivered. Yup.

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Greetings, fellow frugalists. Let me tell you a tale about how an odd couple (you might know who I’m referring to ;)) from a cool little town in Pennsylvania who have frugalized their grocery purchases by ordering them online and having them delivered straight to their front door. For about 6 months now, we’ve been having our groceries delivered and actually saving money in the process. This takes a bit of strategizing and finesse (see things we don’t buy anymore here) but it can be done. And when it is done, oh, what a feeling!Continue Reading

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Hump Day Headlines: How We Spend $300/Month on Groceries

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This week I was talking with a colleague at work and realized that they spend $800 EVERY month on groceries.  WHAT?!?  They’re a family of 4, but 2 of them are small children, and 1 child is breast feeding.  So, that’s basically a family of 3.  And let’s face it, little kids just don’t eat in large quantities.  I just couldn’t, and still can’t, wrap my minimalist head around this one.  Then I got to thinking how many kudos we received from our readers last week when I posted our monthly expenses.  Maybe we ARE doing something right.  I mean, I know we are…it’s just nice to hear it from other frugal peeps.  And in an instant, this post was born…Continue Reading