Grocery budget: Our kids are eating us out of house and home
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Grocery budget: Our kids are eating us out of house and home

How to Save on Groceries With Hungry Kids On Board   Hello, fans of Mr. CBB, John here from Frugal Rules today! I’ve had the pleasure of sharing my thoughts here before, but I thought I’d come back for some more. What comes to mind when you think of Mr. CBB? I know the easy…

How I Reduced Our Grocery Budget From $1100 To $600 In 6 Months
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How I Reduced Our Grocery Budget From $1100 To $600 In 6 Months

Family Lifestyle And Grocery Budget Strategy To Reduce Costs Our grocery budget is the second greatest expense, preceded only by our mortgage and I’m going to show you how I managed to reduce it by almost half. Hi, my name is Donna a mom and wife who lives in Hamilton, Ontario, and we are on…

How to Earn PC Optimum Points Fast at SDM
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How to Earn PC Optimum Points Fast at SDM

LOAD YOUR PC OPTIMUM OFFERS AND WATCH YOUR REWARDS POINTS GROW It’s not often that you will see me buying a cart full of groceries at Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) as I find that the store is pricey but when I do, I have a very good reason for it. That reason is likely because I…

Scanning Code of Practice (SCOP) In Canada…Did You Know?
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Scanning Code of Practice (SCOP) In Canada…Did You Know?

Keep An Eye On Scanned Prices At The Checkout The Scanning Code of Practice (SCOP) also known as the Scanner Price Accuracy Code may sound like legal jargon but far from the truth. SCOP is a VOLUNTARY program that merchants can opt to participate in. It is NOT THE LAW except in Quebec. What’s your…

How to Start Saving Money on Groceries in Canada
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How to Start Saving Money on Groceries in Canada

SAVING MONEY ON GROCERIES TAKES MORE THAN BEING A FRUGAL SHOPPER With the cost of living in Canada getting more expensive by the day, grocery bills are on the increase more than ever which makes groceries a top expense in our family budget. For a lot of people, saving money on food is crucial and…

How Much Should My Grocery Budget Be?
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How Much Should My Grocery Budget Be?

How much should you spend on groceries? That’s one of the most popular questions asked on this blog and I’m going to break it all down for you today. If you’re anything like our family your grocery budget is the next biggest monthly expense neighbouring a mortgage or rent payment. What I find interesting is…

The Mule was your Ride and the Backpack your Head
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The Mule was your Ride and the Backpack your Head

You watch the Food Network and your mouth begins to water and somehow your stomach starts fighting for your attention. Could it be that the recipes you see are so tantalizing you can smell them through the television. Yes, it’s true cooking from scratch is the best way to go. Celebrity Chefs and the Food Network thrive…

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Top Ten Ways to Cut your Grocery Budget

Looking back at 2011, the first four months of our grocery budget was completely out of control, but that was our own fault. Although we were getting amazing deals, we never stuck to the budget because we were using coupons more than we needed to. We went from spending over $500 a month on groceries to our 2012…