24 August 2008

Grocery Budget: The Cart Approach

The dual-basket shopping cart used to irritate me. I avoided it whenever possible. But now the compact model is my friend—it is my budgeting strategy. If I purchase only what's on sale, and use my loyalty card besides, I can fill the baskets for a mere $61. And since I go to the store only once a month, that's a great budget technique.

I cannot pretend that this single cart feeds the household. Tom Bold makes a weekly trek to Walmart for his preferences and the household staples.

One more comment:
The photo above displays my favorite style of parking lot cart storage (at Tom Thumb in my town). It's low profile and maintenance free. Kind of what I'd like my whole life to be....

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