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What is a Grocery Store Loss Leader? How Does it Save Money on Groceries?

When I got on out on my own in the big bad world, I quickly learned that things cost money.  Shocking, I know.  I wanted to learn how to save money and eagerly dove in to read what everyone considers the epic and all time frugal living and money saving guidebook The Tightwad Gazette by Amy Dacyczyn (you can learn more about it here.) ( Disclosure: I am including affiliate links for your convenience .)  Despite the preachy tone in the later chapters of the book (when you can tell she admitted to be burned out on writing her newsletter in the 90’s) and a few of the now outdated tips (floppy disks!) there are still some decent frugal hacks in her book that are useful today.  For example, Dacyczyn’s  (she pronounces it like Decision )  greatest money saving tip is how to save money on groceries by only buying the Loss Leaders.  Only problem is Dacyczyn doesn’t tell you what  a loss leader is and how to find them in the  store.   Save this money saving idea to your Pinterest boards f

The 5 Top Lazy Budget Chef Posts of 2015

It is always interesting when I take a look at which Lazy Budget Chef blog posts are the most popular posts of the year because I am almost always surprised!

2015 is no exception. I had no idea you all loved shopping at dollar stores so much. I though I was the only crazy person who buys some Dollar Tree items by the case. Whew! Thanks for letting me know I am not alone.

As we say good bye to 2015 and before we say hello to a bright, shiny, and new 2015 let’s take a look at my most popular Lazy Budget Chef posts for 2015.

The Five Most Popular Lazy Budget Chef Post in 2015


17 Things to Buy at the Dollar Store by the Case




 

How to Make Buttermilk from Regular Milk 



 

How to Know You are Saving the Most Money: Find and Compare the Unit Price  

 

 

How to Cook Gasless Beans the Lazy Way 


 

 

17 Unique Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Men, Women, and Couples



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