I Have Noticed An Increase In My Grocery Bill

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    Yes, Me Too

    My solution to the grocery store: Popcorn. Popcorn is filling and you can eat it will a lot of different things so it doesn't ever get boring. Butter, tabasco sauce, chocolate, mrs. dash, cajun powder, twang. Dried beans are also cheap, soak them overnight and make a soup that...
    keepingwarm keepingwarm
    2 Responses Jun 21, 2008

    Can't Seem to Get Enough

    There is always something I have to sacrifice when I go to the grocery store. I usually can't leave for under $100 to buy some of the basics (eggs, milk, cheese, bread, meat). Its hard to get ahead and its becoming increasingly cheaper to go out and eat "fast food"...
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    2 Responses Jun 21, 2008

    Diet Time!

    Now that food prices are through the roof I think its time to starve! It seems like more of a crime, everytime I buy anything it costs more!
    Neveah Neveah
    16-17, F
    Jun 22, 2008

    Kinda Obvious

      We're having a tough time managing grocery bills here in India. Prices have "doubled" in a year. Tomatoes, potatoes, everything. 60-100% increase in price. If you read the news Retail inflation rose to 10.56% in December 2012. We're a family of 4, i'm the thinnest. My...
    owlcity01 owlcity01
    13-15, M
    Jan 14, 2013

    Hasn't Everyone?

    Two people+ one week of food shopping=100 bucks of food no matter what store I go to. I tried going to Aldi's but they don't sell everything I need to buy so I end up at another store where I spend another 30 or 40 bucks. I remember when cereal was less than 4 bucks a box and...
    nicoleal20 nicoleal20
    46-50, F
    Aug 26, 2008

    Goal Is To Garden

    Because of the rising costs of food, I am hoping to have start a vegetable garden in the spring.  It is the only way I can think of to try to stretch our food budget.
    Charma13 Charma13
    56-60, F
    1 Response Nov 19, 2009


    There is a chain of grocery stores known as Marks and Spencer in the UK, it was always known as being the most expensive, yet somehow, i now get more value for my money there than in Tesco and Sainsburys which are meant to be the stores with competitive prices. Not only do i...
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    7 Responses Oct 8, 2008


    yesterday i went shopping for food ....i spent over two hundered dollars on : rice 25 lbs ...turkey 5 lbs ...fish 10 lb;s vegetbles 50 lb's and of courseeggs butter cheese bread and milk ....but i did spent about 50 dollars onĀ  plants ...i brought a tomato plant that already has...
    goodseemore goodseemore
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Apr 12, 2012

    The Usa, And Eu Are Doomed To Have Food Commodities Go Into Hyperinflation ...

    The USA, and EU are doomed to have food commodities go into hyperinflation ...The USA, and EU are doomed to have food commodities go into hyperinflation ...The USA, and EU are doomed to have food commodities go into hyperinflation ...
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    Aug 8, 2011
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