There are so many people I know that despise grocery shopping. Not me. I love it and even more so when I know I've done a great job at it. I grew up in a family that drove from store to store getting all the best deals. I simply don't have time for that and with the price of gas these days who could afford it!? I definitely scour the flyers for the best deals but would try to limit myself to only a couple of stores. Not anymore though. Not since I discovered price matching at The Real Canadian Superstore. Now I go grocery shopping with all my flyers and my list of deals to one store. Don't go rolling your eyes! It's easy and quick when you're organized so you're not holding up the line -- and I try not to go when it's crazy busy just in case I'm not as organized as I think I am! It's actually two-fold because not only do you get the satisfaction of getting a sale that was intended for another store, you also feel like you've scored such a better deal because most things are substantially more expensive at the Superstore.
- 400g tub of Philly Cream Cheese regularly $6.99 at Superstore was on sale for $2.97 at No Frills
- Pork tenderloin, regularly over $18/kg at Superstore on sale for approximately $6 at Food Basics
- Avocados were 3/$5 at Superstore but on sale at Food Basics for $0.67/lb resulting in a $3 saving
- Cauliflower was on sale at Superstore for $2, but it was on for a better sale of $1.50 at Walmart
I still haven't mastered coupons. Or maybe it's just because I've never seen coupons for fresh fruits, vegetables or meat and that's the majority of what we buy. Come to think of it, rarely do I find coupons for the other staples like flour, milk, butter or eggs! Let me know if you do, but for now I'm just happy with my price matching savings!!