*deep breath* I... need help.
Back in the day, back when McHubby and I were
In 24 days, I'm getting married (what? you didn't know?? What rock have YOU been living under?? It's called an archive... check it out :P) McHubby and I have already talked about it, and you know what I'll be doing in 25 days? (Yeah yeah, get your minds out of the gutter!! That too, but Sexy Time is NOT where this post is going) In 25 days, I'll be hitting the grocery store. Buying and planning meals for the boys, McHubby and I.
I'm a little freaked out by it!! I want to get the best bang for our
I've never used a coupon in my life. I don't know how it works... is it just one per product? or one per whole grocery bill? Here in the frosty white north, twice a week, someone drops a bunch of flyer's at my house, and my parents go through it to see where the best deals are to buy groceries. Do they have the same kind of thing in the states? In VA?
Here we have "degrees" of grocery stores. There's the cheap cheap one, then a middle one (or two) and then the high end grocery store. And some of them are chains found all across the country. Is it the same there? Are there good days to go? sale days?
I know people use coupon websites, but... where?how?
Obviously I should have some sort of menu idea before I hit the stores, but... should it be a week long menu? some people plan month long menu's? I have no idea....
I'm in WAY over my head here...
I figure if I can approach it the same way I approach ANY kind of shopping, I should be fine. My kids however... they may need to stay home for this one.
Please please please tell me your shopping secrets. How do you do it? Where do you shop? Where do you get your coupons? TEACH ME!!!! P-L-E-A-S-E??????????????
Munchkin was NOT impressed with the wait for me to finish shopping one afternoon, so he decided to make himself comfortable.