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Grocery Shopping

How To Eat Fabulously On $40 A Week

Posted 06.25.2013 | OWN

Paring down your grocery budget can lead to a healthier diet -- if you know how to shop smart. By Melba Newsome Not long ago, I was a person...

Why My Pantry Is A Trove Of Psychological Data

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 08.24.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

The pantry in any house is a trove of psychological data. Not as private as a medicine cabinet, the food pantry in many kitchens reveals some surprisingly intimate information. My pantry, which is just a closet inside the back door, offers a kaleidoscope view of fleeting obsessions -- most of which I've long forgotten or consciously abandoned.

A Modest Proposal to Monetize the Mommy Wars

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 08.19.2013 | Parents
Joanne Goldblum

Mothers get judged, all the time. Because we are judged by conflicting standards, we are always guilty in someone's eyes.

The Art of Cooking and Shopping For One

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 06.17.2013 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

How to cook for one without throwing most of your food away at the end of the week.

The Best Supermarket in America

Bon Appetit | Posted 06.11.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Robotic, predictable, processed, and packaged wastelands? Not necessarily.

Do You Buy Organic Foods? (POLL)

Posted 04.25.2013 | MarloThomas

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5 Healthy And Cheap Ingredients You Need To Put In Your Shopping Cart (No Beans!)

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Foodist author Darya Pino Rose started eating healthily while living as a grad student in San Francisco, one of the most expensiv...

11 Tips & Tricks to Slash Your Grocery Bill in Half

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 04.15.2013 | Taste
Broke Girls Guide

Meals can be expensive whether they're coming from a restaurant or from your kitchen, as food costs have skyrocketed over the past few years. Keep reading for 11 ways to drastically slash your grocery bills.

Seeking Solace With My Grocery Cart

Rachel Blaufeld | Posted 06.08.2013 | Parents
Rachel Blaufeld

Something about wandering through the aisles without anyone grabbing me or calling mom was so decadent. The aisles of the grocery store were my Cheers, where I went and everyone knew my name.

Tricks For Feeding A Family Of Five For Under $75 Per Week, From Jill Cataldo (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

When Coupon Expert Jill Cataldo joined me on Mondays With Marlo, she revealed that she spends between $40 and $75 each week on groceries to feed her ...

A Year's Worth Of Cereal For Under $10, From Jill Cataldo (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

This week on Mondays With Marlo, Coupon Expert Jill Cataldo revealed the biggest savings she's ever gotten -- and it was shocking. She once bought 96...

The Best Grocery Store Aisle Ever

Posted 03.08.2013 | Comedy

Redittor WalrusOnWheels posted this photo that gives a whole new meaning to one stop shopping. We can’t help but think he’s having a very easy tim...

The Disturbing Discovery I Made In An Old Photo Of Myself

Candace Walsh | Posted 05.07.2013 | Parents
Candace Walsh

I stood looking at the photo. No one would think we were the same person. My hair was long again, my figure was trim and my kids were tall and lanky, bounding around the store. There was the ghost of motherhood past, staring back at me with bleary eyes.

Ten Savvy Ways to Save at the Supermarket

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business
Rosalyn Hoffman

Want to eat a healthy diet but are worried about the cost? Here are ten simple -- and coupon-free -- tips to saving at the supermarket. Use the money you save to bulk up on whole grains, fresh fruits and legumes.

How My Husband Writes a Grocery List

Anna Sandler | Posted 04.10.2013 | Comedy
Anna Sandler

My husband says to me, "You really should go to the store tomorrow. In case we get snowed-in. They're forecasting the blizzard of the century." "Oh, I don't have to!" I replied enthusiastically, "I went today!" I have never felt more on-top-of things in my life.

Where's the Food? My First Trip to an American Grocery Store As a Mom

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 03.31.2013 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

The first time I went to the Kroger here in North Carolina, it was literally dizzying. I had to hold onto the cart. How would I ever find anything, and HOW LONG would this shopping trip take?

How to Eat Healthy Without Blowing Your Budget

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeanette Pavini

This month, many people are evaluating their eating habits and planning menus in order to eat healthier and possibly shed pounds -- but hopefully not dollars. Fortunately, it is possible to make healthy choices that also fit your financial goals.

What Woman Do You See In the Mirror?

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 03.30.2013 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

The other day, I got to see someone I hadn't seen in a long time -- the real me. It wasn't in a mirror, it was in the eyes of a 19-year-old boy at the supermarket checkout. Let me tell you, it was an eye-opener.

147 Meals Later

Jeff Shinabarger | Posted 02.27.2013 | Religion
Jeff Shinabarger

A five-word question changed how I will see the world forever. Do I have food? It wasn't a question about eating. It wasn't about the credit card bill. It was a question about me. It was a question I needed to hear. That question transformed an experiment into a life lesson.

4 Free Gifts Your Spouse Can Actually Use

Marjory Abrams | Posted 02.19.2013 | Weddings
Marjory Abrams

My husband and I are not exchanging major gifts this year. There's nothing we need, so why waste our money? On the other hand, I do want Bob to know that I love him and care about him, and that I put thought and effort into making him happy.

Holiday Grocery Shopping Made Easy

Food52 | Posted 02.18.2013 | Taste

Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. Today: Doing the big holiday shop the Type A way.

10 Food Budgeting Tips I Wish I Followed Religiously

Laura Kumin | Posted 02.02.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Those who carefully plan every meal and shop as if it were a chess game hardly need my advice. These tips are for the rest of us.

Thanksgiving the Fresh 20 Way: Melissa Lanz's Healthy Food Revolution

Holly Cara Price | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Holly Cara Price

Melissa saw that there was a real benefit she could provide for stressed-out parents like herself with a thoughtful meal plan that creates five delicious, budget-friendly, and healthy dinners out of just 20 ingredients each week, thus the name The Fresh 20.

Serve Michigan Food and Drink This Holiday Season

Lisa Diggs | Posted 01.21.2013 | Detroit
Lisa Diggs

Have a great time with your family and friends this season and treat them to some of Michigan's finest. It's a spectacular opportunity to revisit old traditions and to start some new ones.

Stress-Free Grocery Shopping with Toddlers!

Lianne Castelino and Andrea Howick | Posted 01.20.2013 | Parents
Lianne Castelino and Andrea Howick

You know the feeling... beads of sweat start to gather on your forehead, your heart is racing, your palms are clammy. Are you about to bungee jump? Go in for a job interview? Sadly, no. You are in the supermarket with your toddler.