Home Saving money on groceries
Money with Loss Leaders
One technique that
many budget conscious parents use is searching for grocery
store loss leaders, and then planning your weekly meals around
those items. If ground beef is priced at a "too good
to pass up" price, plan your weekly meals around using
Many people worry
that using the same loss leader over a course of the week
could get boring. But what you need to consider is the you
can use ground beef for every single meal of the week, while
still providing a diversified meal plan. One night could be
meatloaf, another night spaghetti, at yet another night hamburgers.
It is quite easy to make up meals using the same base product
while still providing variety.
another thing to
consider doing is buying loss leaders in bulk, and storing
it for later. Whether that loss leader is canned tomatoes,
ground beef or toilet paper, if you have the room to store
it, buying a lot of leaders in bulk makes sense and cents.