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Old 11-20-2015, 12:51 PM   #1
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Going to the store for a sale

Have you ever done this?
Our local store has sweet potatoes 5 lbs for a dollar. Thought I would go get some.
Figured on spending a couple of dollars.
Oh no, they had most of the produce on sale and their meats.
Spent over $100 but did get at least 2 weeks worth of meat.

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Old 11-20-2015, 12:54 PM   #2
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Have you ever done this?
Our local store has sweet potatoes 5 lbs for a dollar. Thought I would go get some.
Figured on spending a couple of dollars.
Oh no, they had most of the produce on sale and their meats.
Spent over $100 but did get at least 2 weeks worth of meat.
..........never......
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Old 11-20-2015, 12:54 PM   #3
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Happens to me every time I go to Costco, just for paper products. I come out several hundred dollars lighter.
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Old 11-20-2015, 01:21 PM   #4
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Old 11-20-2015, 01:38 PM   #5
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Just yesterday the Sous Chef wanted to go to the store to pick up a prime rib for a great price. The only requirement was to buy $50 of other groceries. ha ha
He came home with $189 in groceries, but ended up only paying $100 after all the savings. That man is a wiz in the grocery store!!
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Old 11-20-2015, 02:26 PM   #6
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Have you ever done this?
Our local store has sweet potatoes 5 lbs for a dollar. Thought I would go get some.
Figured on spending a couple of dollars.
Oh no, they had most of the produce on sale and their meats.
Spent over $100 but did get at least 2 weeks worth of meat.
Happens almost every time I go to the market...
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Old 11-20-2015, 03:27 PM   #7
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Just yesterday the Sous Chef wanted to go to the store to pick up a prime rib for a great price. The only requirement was to buy $50 of other groceries. ha ha
He came home with $189 in groceries, but ended up only paying $100 after all the savings. That man is a wiz in the grocery store!!
K, can SC come with me next time to give me more tips on saving money?
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Old 11-20-2015, 03:30 PM   #8
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Whenever I go to any store, I make up a list
and I stick to it, mostly.
Now, if Mister K~Girl comes with me, he's like a kid,
"Uhh! Look!" as he throws a giant bag of candy
or chips into the cart, ESPECIALLY at Costco!!
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Old 11-20-2015, 03:36 PM   #9
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If I have a list I generally stick with it......it's those trips where you only need a few things that get you in trouble.
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Old 11-20-2015, 04:04 PM   #10
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That's why we don't have a BJ's (similar to Costco) membership anymore. We don't have a Costco membership, either; the closest one is a fair distance away. When we go to the grocery store, we use the Our Groceries app and usually stick to the list.
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