Want to Know How to Buy Cheap Groceries and Save Money At The Grocery Store?

"I want to know how to save money on groceries. Please help out."  I get emails like this a few time per week from readers just like you who are frustrated and mad about paying too much money for food and household supplies. 

I can't blame my readers because I'm very careful and watchful when it comes to spending my hard earned money at the supermarket or food chain store. 

All said I feel your frustration and decided to take some action to help you understand the best ways to reduce your food bill and so that you can keep more money in your pocket. 

If you stroll down the page below you can read some of our reader submitted tips on how to shave dollars at your local supermarket or food chain store. 

Take the time to read through all the suggest because included are some very innovative solutions.  

Let me discuss a few of my favorites which I learned from reading many of the reader post listed below.

  • Contact the companies you like most and share your experience with the products.  Explain how much you like the products and tell them you always recommend their products to friend and family (your endorsement).  Many of the companies you contact will send you free products or coupons.
  • Another reader suggest to join forces with a few neighbors.  She says buy in bulk from places like Costco and Sam's Club and then split the bill.  This way you can purchase foods and household goods at the lowest price per unit.

We have also include a form for you to share any tips that you may have.

How Do You Save Money on Groceries?

I've heard many stories of people who claim to have shaved hundreds of dollar off their grocery bills.

I must admit I'm a little envious and would like to do the same. Especially seeing how I spend way too much money each week, mainly on ingredients for many of the recipes you'll see featured in your weekly issue of Soul Food Digest Magazine.

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"The Grocery Saving Tips Below Were Left By Other Readers Just Like YOU"

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Eat before you shop for food 
Eat before you shop and save yourself some money. How many time have you heard or read that advice? Many times for me before I followed the advice. …

Send a letter 
I have taken the time to write to some of the companies I like most. I let them know just how much I enjoy using their products and tell them that I'm …

Coupon Queen 
I know that you have probably heard this several times, but however, I shop with coupons and only on the days that that seniors get a discount.....I get …

COUPONS COUPONS AND MORE COUPONS 
WHERE I LIVE IN OHIO I SHOP MOSTLY AT KROGERS. THEY ALWAYS DO DOUBLE COUPONS ON EVERYTHING NO LIMIT. THEY ALSO DO 10 FOR 10.00 ON LOTS OF THE ITEMS I BUY …

website helps me save money on grocery bills 
I use this neat website that helps me save money on grocery bills. Every week before grocery shopping I check out my favorite website for finding the best …

Make a list of needed items and buy generic 
My 2nd best advice is to "Never shop when you are hungry" (impulse shopping). Make a list of the items you need before going shopping and stick to your …

Shop with ease while saving Money for the family!!! 
How do I save $$$ grocery shopping? 1. I search for coupons,rebates, discounts, etc. 2. I prepare a shopping list. 3. I double check my pantry, cupboards, …

Cheap eating 
For things I use everyday like salt, flour, sugar, spices, and condiments I shop at stores like Aldi and Sav-a-lot. Their brands for me are cheaper …

Sure fire ways to save 
Well I've tried the coupon way, most of what they put on coupons is brand names and even with coupons I can't afford that. What I do is I buy very …

Meat Markdowns 
My wife and I go to the store early Saturday or Sunday morning and go first to the "marked down" meats area. Often we find packages of meat that are nearing …

Family Packs 
Meat is the highest product. No matter what store you shop, the meat produts prices can be outrageous. As my family started to downsize,I started buying …

BOGO Queen 
With the way this economy is now, we need to get the biggest bang for our bucks. I am no longer loyal to any one grocery store. I shop for the best deals, …

Cheapo 
I shop at the fresh market that is close to my job, so I can save on gas as well as my fresh vegetables and fruits. There is this outlet store "Aldi" that …

Share the cost of Groceries with a friend 
We shop at Costco and Sam's. A friend comes with us and we buy stuff for two households - share the cost and separate the items in half. The price at …

Coupons, Coupons, Coupons! 
Clipping coupons, and collecting the various grocery store weekly mailers helps me decide which store I visit for different items. I generally keep two …

Forget the Packaged Meals 
I discovered years ago that buying packaged meals was not always the best way to go especially if I didn't have a lot of money to spend. Instead of buying …

Always Buy Generic 
I buy the generic brand for everything!! I then "doctor it up" to suit my tastes.

Bread Discounts 
Study the routine of your in-house bakery staff to learn when the in-store baked goods, especially breads, are marked down & placed on the clearance cart. …

Reduce Your Grocery Bill By $85 Dollars Using Coupons 
"How to reduce your grocery bill by $85 dollars using coupons" I use coupons, and I find them online and in the Sunday paper. I also belong to coupon …

Lets Catch A Deal 
I read the sales paper and find items that are on sale that I need. I buy as many as I can afford and as many as the store will allow me. I buy meats and …

Use Coupons and Buy Store Brand Items 
I don't save nearly as much as I'd like to. I have just been getting more store brand items, using coupons and just not shopping as much.

Eat Before Food Shopping 
Shopping is a job. The job of saving money and getting good bargains at the same time. If you're not thinking about your empty stomach, I find that I …

Shop Markdown Baskets 
Most grocery stores have a markdown basket that is usually in the rear of the store next to the stockroom entrance. These baskets include name brands …

Shopping With Clipped Coupons Saves Money 
I save money by clipping and using coupons, but only the items I really use and eat!

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Shop the Out-side Perimeter in Grocery Store 
Shop the Out-side Perimeter in Grocery Store I try to stay away from the processed foods and buy fresh veggies, meats, block cheese, and nuts....I …

Sale Items and Coupons 
I try to buy as well as stock up on the items that are on sale, for example one of our local grocery stores had those fish crackers on sale and our grandson …

Coupons Work 
I get coupons in the Sunday paper, as well as online and match coupons to weekly sales papers before going shopping. Couponmom dot com is one of the …

Shop with the Hometeam 
While going to Walmart and the bigger chains seems to be very convenient, every once in a while, try the hometown grocer. I have found they have a better …

Buy Meat In Bulf 
If you have planned to purchase any kind of meat, buy it in bulk; i.e. buy 5-10 lbs of hamburger instead of buying 1 lb. Also, buy better qualities of …

Coupon Queen 
Coupons REALLY help, and I've heard women often say that they don't have the time or patience to clip coupons. Another thing I do is look at the grocery …

Use a Shopping List 
Out With the Old, In With the New May sound a bit like TOO MUCH WORK?! But, I am a single mother of 2 kids, work part time and school as well, so saving …

Shop at Farmers Markets 
By buying from local farmer's markets,you pay more for the single item but if you talk to the owner's they will usually set aside a gross set of items …

Look For Store Bargains 
Well what I do is, I have several markets in my area that I shop at. When the sale papers come out each week I go through each one and check off the bargain …

Clipping Coupons and Warehouse Shopping 
You have to be a coupon clipper. Keep a folder of all the weeks coupons that come in your paper and save them. I have 3 subscriptions to our weekly Sunday …

Stock and Save 
When your most used items are on sale buy more than one. Use coupons and the grocery store saving card.

Save Money With Coupons 
I use coupons. They save me a lot of momey.

Buy Store Brands 
In order to save on my grocery I buy the store brand food -- avoiding national/regional name brand products. The store brands taste just as good.

Cheap Meat and Fish 
Purchase meat and fish just before the meat counter closes. The meat can't be frozen and the store wants to sell as much as they can that day. I purchase …

Buy Generic Brands 
I buy generic brands, and save lots of money. Also you can buy meat at a discount if you opt to wait just a couple of days before the expiration date. …

Making Soup Out of Leftovers 
If you have to clean out your fridge, and you have leftovers and veggies that might go bad soon....try making one day a week "Soup Day." See what veggies …

Grocery Sales Ads and Coupons are the Best Way 
I like to first take a look at all the weeks grocery ads and choose the ones with the most savings. Then I gather all my coupons along with my ads …

Shop the Sales Ads 
Every Tuesday night I go through the grocery store ads for the coming week and make my lists from them. I go to four different grocery stores, all within …

Do Not beTemped to Buy Items on Sale 
Buy in bulk only if you know the item will be used before it expires. Some folks buy items because it is on sale and a good buy. For any given product, …

Food for Less primarily, Costco and Ralph's or Albertson's 
I am the coupon queen, and I also keep a look out for the store sales papers as well as searching over the internet for what kind of sales may be happening …

Shop at Farmer's Market 
I always suggest farmers market. I don't know where you're from, but I'm from St.Louis and I know several markets that I truly go to. Walmart is a another …

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Who Else Wants to Learn 52 Ways To Save Money On Food and Household Supplies?

Read some of our very best tips to help you save money on groceries.  With times being so hard, we would like to share our little known tips and 52 ways to reduce your food bill. By implementing a combination of several of these tips and technique's, you can expect to shave $100 or more off your month food bill.  This is very exciting to me because you could save over $1,000 dollars  per year. 

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