Grocery shopping can take a lot of time. Every week we go to the grocery store and fill our cart to the brim, hoping that we have not forgotten something. We spend a lot of time going up and down the aisles, locating what we need, while at the same time, trying to remember what we might still have in our cupboards at home. Nevertheless, later in the week, we often need to make a quick trip back to the store for the milk that ran out or the coffee beans we forgot to buy on our last grocery run.
Getting organized and planning ahead is the first step in saving time and money when shopping for food. A master grocery list is a good place to start. It not only organizes our thoughts, but it helps remind us what foods we may need to purchase. Leo Babauta of Zen Habits has more grocery shopping ideas. In his blog he has included an extensive list of grocery tips, many of which will be of use to you and your family. Continue reading