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Fresh Market vs. Whole Foods

By , May 9th, 2017

Grocery shopping every week can get tiring and, if you’re sticking to a strict grocery budget, it can also be a tad stressful. When you’re trying to stick to a budget the main goal to minimize overall cost. So, let’s say your grocery budget for the week is $100 (or $200 a month). Sticking to […]


Places Where Kids Eat Free

By , May 4th, 2017

If you’re a parent there are never enough ways for you to save money. Moms and dads spend a lot of time trying to trim the budget here and there to better provide for their families. Most of the time when it comes to cutting down the budget food and groceries are among the first […]


Walmart Rotisserie Chicken Review

By , May 1st, 2017

There are some days throughout the week that you may just not feel like cooking. It happens to everyone. On these nights you usually wind up ordering pizza, running through the drive thru or ordering other takeout. Normally these meals run double (maybe even triple) the amount you’d normally spend on a meal. My budget-friendly […]


10 Favorite Things to Buy at Costco

By , April 28th, 2017

Do you frequent Costco? If so, you probably have a few “favorite things” to buy at Costco. Many Costco patrons have specific items that they won’t get anywhere else because either Costco has the best price or they prefer Costco’s quality over other retail stores. Whatever the case may be, it seems almost every Costco […]


What is the Meijer Return Policy?

By , April 26th, 2017

Shopping, whether it be for groceries or anything else, can be stressful. Before you leave the house you write a list (and usually forget it), you’ve got to get your grocery bags together, get in the car, drive to the store and once you get there you are supposed to just zip through the shopping […]


Why I Enjoy Being Poor

By , April 5th, 2017

If you had asked me a year ago if I would like being poor, I would have called you crazy. Both my husband and I had just lost our jobs and we were just coming to the realization that we were no longer going to be able to live the life of luxury that we […]


Do Food Stamps Roll Over?

By , March 28th, 2017

Food stamps exist as a way to help those in need. Otherwise known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), this government-run service helps many across the nation every year. Each month, a certain amount is allotted to individuals based on income and household size. Many often wonder, though, what happens if you don’t use […]


Fresh Market Price Comparisons

By , March 27th, 2017

If you’re like me you’re intrigued by a new grocery store in the neighborhood and when a Fresh Market moved into a retail space near me, I was curious. That lead me to heading on over to the new grocer and seeing what they had to offer. To my surprise, Fresh Market wasn’t crazy expensive like […]


Costco Alcohol Sales Are Boosting The Company’s Bottomline

By , March 17th, 2017

Costco alcohol sales have made up $3.8 billion in revenue for the company within the last year. Although Costco shoppers are usually headed for the items you can buy in bulk (food, toiletries, etc.), it seems that members of the wholesale retailer also love booze, especially wine. According to Bloomberg, the holiday season didn’t go […]


Blue Apron Review: Comparing Blue Apron to Everyday Meals

By , March 15th, 2017

Every time I’m watching television I seem to see a commercial for one of these new recipe-at-your-doorstep food services. Blue Apron, one of the more popular sites that provides these services, delivers approximately 5 million meals per month (significantly more than the 500,000 monthly deliveries in 2014). So, what is behind all the hype? Is […]

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