Reader Question - I don't see you buying much meat?
I had a few readers, who recently started following, notice that I don't have meet on my weekly grocery lists... I hope this helps to explain things. :) Meat is one of those items that rarely has a coupon...so, what do you do? Look for your grocery store selling cycle! Most stores have a 6 to 8 week cycle. What does this mean? This week ground beef is on sale for $2.69 a pound. It normally is $3.93 a pound. If you usually eat 1# a week, you need to invest in 8 pounds at that sale price. This will save you $9.92 on ground beef. 10 is $10 in my world, LOL! Just think of saving $80+ over 8 weeks on meat! The next week, whole chickens might be on sale for $.79 a pound when they are normally over $2.00 You can get a whole chicken for about $2.50, cook it off and harvest the meat. This should get you 2-3 pounds of meat which tastes a LOT better than the 8oz can of chicken for $3.00 **Just think of this: by using the sale pricing on whole chicken and cooking it off, tha