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When I get ready to go to the grocery store, I rewrite my list so that the items are in order from the left of the store around to the right. If I don't have to go back and forth across the store I save time and make fewer impulse buys.

- Submitted by BIZZYQUEENBEE 7/20/2010 in Saving Money | 5 Comments
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MOORE2015 7/22/2010 11:14:00 AM

    oh my goodness, so glad to see this - I do the same thing! Thank you for posting!
SAL1512 7/20/2010 10:07:00 AM

    When we first had our baby, I had to send my husband to the grocery store a few times with my list. It was very difficult for him so I took the time to make the list in the order of the store isles and suddenly he was very willing to go. That list order has been with us ever since. It was worth the effort to do! emoticon
GENEVIEVE135 7/20/2010 9:28:00 AM

    great tip---a double whammy
LAFFLOTS57 7/20/2010 6:35:00 AM

    Excellent tip!!! emoticon
KAKIPOPUP 7/20/2010 6:24:00 AM

    I do this, too - way less temptation. I wish the sparkpeople shopping lists grouped the foods by supermarket categories rather than by nutritional categories -

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