Agri View: New Way to Save on Food

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Everett Griner talks about a store offering a new way to save in today’s Agri View.

New Way to Save on Food

From: Don’t Waste the Crumbs

by Tiffany

Shop, Eat and Save on Healthy Food at the Dollar Store

Whether we like it or not, food prices are going up. For some, it might not seem like a big deal. It’s just a couple of bucks in the end, right?

SupermarketAt the same time, package sizes are getting smaller. Whole grain pasta comes in a standard 12 or 13.5 oz box, instead of the traditional 16 oz (one pound) box of enriched pasta.

Put the two together and it’s apparent that in order for us to continue to afford whole foods without going broke, we’re going to have to get creative and think outside the box.

3D Frozen Vegetables packet isolated on whiteEarlier in the year I conducted an experiment to see if cutting the tips off of toothpaste really saved any money. The result? Absolutely yes! You can read all the details from this experiment, but it appears many of you are saving by applying the same concept to your facial lotions, body lotions and even tubes of artist’s paint! Kudos on stretching those pennies guys!

That experiment spawned the Crumbs Community “Money Saving Ideas To Try” board on Pinterest. It’s the virtual repository for those random money-saving ideas that you often wonder if they really do work, but don’t have the time nor energy to test out yourself.

Let me be your guinea pig! I’m testing out those ideas and sharing the results with you guys.

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