Most of us shop at Sams, Costco, and others to buy in bulk. Sometimes when you look for the expiration date they are hard to find. If you take a white mailing label "Avery" and write the expiration date on the label with a black shape. This will make it quick and easy to find the oldest products in your pantry.
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341 Try this several times in a year.and be careful with the expiration dates on items if you use the food banks. Look at you pantry to make certain items are not going to waste. Regularly check expiration dates. Pull items that will expire in the next month and find a way to use them in a new recipe.26245265341476466261
When I buy canned fruit or vegetables, I take a permanent marker and put the date bought on the lid. Even with an expiration date, I still use this system to let me know just how long that particular item has been in my pantry.
When an item you use regularly is on sale, stock up. That way you won't have to make trips to the store for just one item and have to buy it when it's out of stock at home. Just be sure to look at expiration dates. Only buy what you will use before it goes bad or you're throwing money away.
For example, I purchased a year's worth of loofahs when they were on sale, and now I'm making sure to change them out regularly (because of bacterial buildup that occurs over time) for substantially less! It's healthy as well as frugal!
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