Today I want to talk about how to save money on groceries. And who doesn’t want that?!
We are a larger-than-average sized family (2 adults, 5 kids) and we go through A LOT of food. Groceries are by far our biggest expense besides our mortgage each month. We recently went through a difficult season when our oldest son spent several months in the hospital, and due to our reliance on convenience food and eating out quite a bit during that time, our food budget got completely out of control! I don’t feel guilty about it, we had to do what we needed to do to get through that time. But once we were in a position to get back on track, we really buckled down hard. In the months since, we have saved at LEAST $400 every month on groceries! Now we feed our family on less than $3 per person per day. [Read more…]