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My friends are amazed at how small our household operating costs are in comparison to theirs....and yet we are constantly complimented on the great meals we have.

This blog is about saving money, eating well and staying healthy in tough times. It's for the healthy-minded, budget conscious household.

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Archive for 'Grocery Shopping' Category

Compare the Pear!

Oct 16th, 2008 by | 0

I was amazed this morning when opening a can of “No Frills” pears. Usually these are good value at $1.90 for an 825g tin in my local supermarket. Not a bad price when the named brands and fresh pears are twice that amount in the same supermarket.
When I took off the top of the tin, [...]

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Shake, Rattle & Roll Those Eggs

Oct 13th, 2008 by | 0

Stephanie….If I could make a video on this and put it onto Youtube I would.  But, in the absence of that technology, today’s lesson is around buying eggs from the supermarket.  This applies to all types whether organic, free range or the basic no fills kind.
Always check for cracked or broken eggs before you buy [...]

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