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My Experiment With The Grocery Game

A few days ago I was outside working in the yard.  One of my neighbors (the one who bought and planted the roses between our yards) came out, and we began to chat.

Who knows how one conversation led to another.  We might have been talking about bills, the economy, and whatnot.  Anyhow, she mentioned a web site called The Grocery Game.

I had never heard of it, so I listened in rapt attention.

The basic premise of this site is that it does the leg work for those of us who want to save money when we shop for groceries and miscellaneous items.

I don’t know about you, but over the years, I have gone back and forth in my efforts to save money.  I have spent hours upon hours at my kitchen table, comparing store ads, cutting coupons, and planning my store lists.

My life has gotten crazy, and to save time, I’ve paid “sticker price” for the stuff I buy…preferring to shop at one store.  Easy in, easy out.

My financial situation, though, is forcing me to make changes.

Hence, my curiosity about this site.

Now, I am always leery where it comes to sites that charge for such services; however, this site offers you a free, four-week trial.  You can sign up for any stores listed in your area, peruse store lists, and see how well you play the “game.”

I waffled.  Do I sign up or don’t I?

I finally took the plunge this morning.

I thought that as I play with the site, I would share my findings with you. I am, after all, your every-day person.  I’m not famous.  I don’t have much money.  I have picky, yet hungry children.  I need to save money.  I need to save time.

Will this site be a help to me?  Will I be able to train myself in this new method of shopping…which actually works on the premise of patiently waiting for things to go on sale and stockpiling?

Time will tell, as will I here on my blog.

Stay tuned for more…

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