Tracking food costs can help cut your everyday grocery bill--find out how!
Gather Your Data at Home
Before you even step in the store, collect numbers on your own. Go through old receipts and sales circulars to amass prices for the items on your list, and note them. This will prepare you to put your information into a price book (see different ways to do so on the following page).
- Kelly Snyder of kansascitymamas.com did it! "Be sure to record unit prices. For example, I found that the number of fruit snacks per box varies from 8 to 12 depending on the brand."
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