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Brand Name vs. No-name Brand: A Price Comparison

I like Yoplait yogurt. I really like Yoplait yogurt, actually. In fact, no other yogurt will do. Dannon? Sorry, not for me. Generic brands? Not a chance. As I was scarfing down a Yoplait Strawberry Kiwi yogurt (easily the best

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What Groceries Should Cost You Per Month

After reading a recent Reddit post about what a good weekly grocery budget for two adults would be, I thought it would be interesting to research this a bit more. LIFE magazine did a little article in 1941 discussing the rising

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Does Cub Foods Really Have Lower Prices?

The following post has been brought to you by Cub Foods When we lived in the city, Cub Foods was our “go to” grocery store. The local store there was clean and inviting, the staff was great and the produce

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How to Hedge Against Food Inflation

Over the last month I’ve done our family’s grocery shopping and the prices seem to be increasing every week! It is amazing how sneaky these prices will increase too. Whether it be in reducing the quantity you get in a

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8 Ways to Make Your Groceries Last Longer

As a once-a-week grocery store shopper, we try and make our food last as long as possible. But sometimes – especially with fruits and vegetables – that is not always easy to do. I remember when I was single and

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How to Can Pickled Beets

The following is a guest post written by my favorite aunt – Aunt Sharon. Enjoy! – Aaron This recipe was my Grandmother Larson’s, and was handed down to me by my mother. We used to make these pickles together on

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