I have a list of every item I ever buy on our computer. From food to loo rolls to sundry items I buy occasionally, listed in groups (fresh fruit and veg, meats, sauces, toiletries,cleaning items, frozen) according to where I'll find the item in the supermarket. Once a week I simply adjust the list and print it off. The Original List is saved as "read only" so remains unchanged. As a package becomes empty (or near empty) I make a note to replace it
Very rarely to I forget anything.
Benefit is; you also don't buy unnecessary items and with a full fridge have no excuse for takeaways! Grouping the items saves time.
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grocery shop weekly and keep a look out for great sales, trend prices so you know what is really a good deal or not, weekly shopping = fresh foods, easy menu planning, and hey even those coupons may get used if it is a great price.
I plan my weekly meals on Friday night and shop Sun when the sales start. I make a list and shop with CASH only to eliminate impulse buys! Leave my debit and credit cards at home and I buy a whole lot less junk and snack food since I don't have the money for that AND dinner foods!
A chicken and 7 yams to roast in oven 2 hours. Frozen shrimp, scallops Steamed fresh frozen broccoli & cauliflower Frozen mixed berries large container Greek no fat yogurt box raisins, walnuts brown rice multigrain thin rolls You'll eat like royalty and lose weight too!!!!!!! Good luck.
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