Blog on saving money and living on a budget in CT.
LOL on the 2/30/18 date! I wonder if all the months are preset to the 30th.
I love your pantry. You have a good stock for your family
Pantry and freezer storage are like keeping a light in the window.
I find that in our area, the best deals of the year are found between September's school start and the Christmas holidays. I have been stocking up like crazy the last several weeks. Yesterday's total was 48% off with coupons and store card, and I actually hit 51% off a couple weeks ago. My cupboards are literally stuffed to the doors with bargains. My "normal" week is nearer 28-30% off.I use the pantry principle all the time and get quite mad at myself if I ever really NEED something that is NOT on sale. I have a little shelf space in the basement I can use for overflow. It's hard for me to resist a $1.99 item when I can get it for 70 cents. I'm slowing down now as I am really well stocked for at least the winter months on most items. I generally won't buy more than 12 of anything as we are only two people. I do keep some "heat and eat" items on hand for possible snow storms and power outages, however. We have a generator and could run the microwave. My stove is electric, so no stove--would double the size of the generator needed and that costs too much.
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