I tape the grocery store receipt to the outside of the refrigerator and highlight all the perishable items. that way I have a list of all the items I bought and also reminds me to use up the perishable items within the week,
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Do you hate those trips to the grocery store for one item that turns into a $50 bill and 30 minutes of your time? We have started planning dinner menus for 2 weeks and go to the grocery store only twice a month!! It saves time and money. The kids also love it because they will look on the fridge when they come home from school to see what is for dinner. It also helps you plan what to eat for breakfast and lunch!!
Make a budget, menu plan, and grocery list and stick to it. #Note2Self
If SP's suggested meals don't work for you, there are several online tools or downloadable forms that you can use to help you plan healthier meals. If you're using a PC, you can also try Microsoft Works.
I make a weekly fitness-meal plan. I am training for a half-marathon and get super hungry the day after a long run. Combining the meal planning with the fitness planning means I eat the right stuff for my level of activity. It also helps with the grocery shopping.
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