Money-saving tips for grocery shoppers.
Over the next few weeks we’ll look at how Des Plaines residents have been cutting back on spending as the economy has struggled. Starting today, we’ll show you three grocery budgets that can help save a few dollars every month. We'll add links to this page as the stories appear on Des Plaines Patch. Grocery Shopping on a Budget: For 1 Grocery Shopping on a Budget: For 2-3 Thanksgiving on a Budget. Connect on Facebook.
Sample grocery list for penny pinchers and money savers.
Over the next few weeks we’ll look at how Des Plaines residents have been cutting back on spending, and we’ll show you three grocery budgets that can help save a few dollars every month. Read all the stories here. One day a few months ago Shay Wilson, a 25-year old Des Plaines resident, woke up and realized she was spending far too much money on dining out. She tallied up her receipts and in just one week, had spent more than $100 on meals she could have prepared herself for much cheaper. “You never realize how much you’re wasting until it’s laid out right in front of you,” Wilson said. Earlier: Getting your thrift on at resale shops. Wilson said developing a grocery-shopping budget gave her more money to spend on other things she enjoys, …