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When we built onto our current home, I insisted on a walk-in pantry. I stock up on sale items and store them by purchase date. Coffee, for example, is said to be going to cost more soon, so I bought 6 bags of our favorite brand today. We'll use that much in 3 months. Get it while it's still "cheap". When I didn't have a pantry, I created one out of a large donated pie safe. A neighbor had shelves built in behind her staircase. Stock up now!

- Submitted by CHARLOTTE1947 11/30/2011 in Saving Money | 1 Comments
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DEWEYGAL 12/3/2011 3:45:00 PM

    I try to buy 4-6 of each type of grocery sale item that my family uses whenever they go on sale. I also try to buy 2-4 paper good or toiletry sale items. During the summer, I also try to estimate the amounts of school supplies that could be used as household office supplies and buy enough for the year. If we have a current coupon for an item, it's a bonus.

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