Saving Money: Meijer

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Money Saving Tips

Hello Moms, I know many of us have been trying to save money/spend less in the economy the last few years. I am just getting through a health scare. So far the results sound like they will be good for me. But, since this is early in the year, I have not met my deductible with the health insurance so there will definitely be medical bills for us that were unexpected. We also had a home repair and a car repair in January, another home repair this month & some dental work for my daughter that we were initially told would be covered by...


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How to save on Grocery Bill

Can anyone give me some advice on how to save on our monthly grocery bill? I have a hard time keeping it under $500-600 a month and that's just for a family of three! We have another child on the way and I may not be returning to work, so we are trying to cut corners and expenses everywhere we can. Our grocery bills just mortify me. Any advice?


Cutting Grocery Bill

Hi ladies - I need some advice on how to save money at the grocery store!!!...

Keeping to a Budget

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What Is a Reasonable Monthly Food Budget?

I am completely obsessed with lowering my grocery bill and wonder how others are doing it. We had a surprise expenditure in March that shocked me into reality about how much I am blowing on convenience food (takeout from Panera and other places) and not having a plan before going to the grocery store. I was totally shocked when I added up our food expenditures for March. I included grocery store purchases, takeout meals, a few meals out, and my husband's lunches out during his workday and the figure was nearly $2,000 for my husband and...


Low Budget Meals

I was wondering if anyone had any low budget meal recipies. My husband works...


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Desperate for Money Savings Ides

Hello Mamas! My husband just had to take a $20,000 cut in pay. No, I'm seriously not lying about this. We are pretty scared and will most likely use up our savings. We only have one credit card with a low balance and then of course we have car payments and house payment and usual bills. One area that we know that we can make some big changes on is groceries. So I'm asking for any help that you all have in ways of saving using coupons (I use some but not much & I don't get the whole extreme coupon thing). Also if anyone knows of...