My food budget has been growing every week, so I sat down and looked at what I could start doing to cut back and still eat quality meals. This is the plan and I am seeing a difference in my spending. Maybe, it will help you, too.
Make that even more practical by looking in the cupboards first to see what you can use up. And set a budget limit -- don't leave the amount up to chance. Sale items may be appealing, but if you don't need them, they're still wasted money. If you see a really fabulous deal, like free with coupons, try to get extra coupons and stock up six months' worth or so. That way you always have a back-up. And if you don't spend all your budget one week, save the leftover cash until the following week.
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