If grocery bills are bumming you out, you're not alone. Food costs may indeed be rising, but our savvy saving tips will help keep your spending in check - and stretch each paycheck further. A girl's gotta eat, right?
There are multiple half-used jars of mayo (not to mention jams, salad dressing, mustards, etc.) in my mom’s fridge. Why? She never takes inventory to see what she has, what’s expired or what she needs, so she keeps buying doubles and triples of things. Smart shoppers keep their fridge, freezer and pantry organized, so that they always know what they have on hand for potential meals, and can fill out their cabinets with recipe-ready spices, condiments and staples purchased on sale.