When I buy groceries, I do two brisk laps pushing my cart around the perimeter of the store before I shop. Then, I move as swiftly as possible down the aisles. Once the cart is full, I again do two quick laps around the store before checking out. This works in any big store.
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Pay for everything with cash-do you need it or want it?
We have gone to an envelope system again after several years of not doing so and have saved a great deal just by paying cash for everything we buy, including groceries. You really think about if you need it or want it when you are paying cash!
I've gone from spending $140-150 per week on groceries to $70-75 by purchasing my groceries at ALDI and paying cash.
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