Think those fashion-forward trends are too expensive for your small clothing budget? Think again! You can have champagne taste and still get the wardrobe you want by adopting some smart, budget-friendly shopping tips. These seven dollar-saving tricks... Read more
As a pet owner, sometimes it takes a while to find the perfect pet food. You want to satisfy your own desire for something that is healthy, wholesome, made with (or without) certain ingredients, and that makes you feel like the responsible and loving... Read more
Without a shopping list, a casual trip to the grocery store can be a recipe for disaster. Sometimes, even with a list in hand, we still find ourselves in a state of confusion as we meander through the store.
Organizing your shopping list can smo... Read more
Food is an ever-growing part of our budget. It's a misconception that to eat on a budget, you must eat unhealthfully. SparkPeople members contradict that myth by sharing ways they stay healthy and eat well for less. "When I make my shopping list... Read more
Gotta love it when coupons can get you free stuff!--but I was just wondering if anyone knows about freebie coupon policies... Say you have a coupon for something free, but there's a maximum price listed (value of free item not to exceed $$$). If you... Read more
After I was diagnosed with IBS, my dr. recommended I take Metamucil twice a day. While I don't do this everyday, I do it quite often. I just realized today (since I've taken to reading the ingredients of all my food now!) that its 45 calories a se... Read more
I'm staring at a SparkPeople webpage that is showing me an advertisement and code for a Burger King Whopper. As if that's not absurd enough, it will be free if I order at least $10 worth to be delivered.
So SP condones fast food:
- of the wors... Read more
I try to use coupons but have not found any for fresh produce or milk. Does anyone have a strategy to get money off on these items. These items make up about 85% of my total grocery purchases.... Read more
I have recently started to do my shopping at Save-A-Lot. The savings have helped me stay within my food budget. As an example: Bananas are 3lbs for $1.00. Of course you have to know the prices because not everything is a bargain.... Read more
They can make a reality show out of just about anything, including the use of coupons. TLC's Extreme Couponing show allows us to meet people that have taken the art of bargain shopping to a completely new level. For some people highlighted on the sho... Read more
Food prices are rising, there's no doubt about it. It seems like I blow my food budget every time I go to the grocery store, and unfortunately, unhealthy foods seem to be cheaper than the healthy ones I prefer to buy. I mostly cook from scratch (it's... Read more
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