secrets 34 Genius Grocery Shopping Hacks  

Ashley Reign
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It’s happened to the best of us- you head to the grocery store on the way home from work to buy a carton of milk and come home 90 bucks later, loaded with everything from lunch meat to fresh fish. Try as you might to explain yourself, the whole thing just happened so fast, you can’t exactly pinpoint what came over you. Keep yourself from falling prey to the lure of those florescent lights with this list of supermarket tricks and ways to save money at the grocery store.

These supermarket shopping tips and tricks will have you saving on your favorite noms in no time. We’ll show you how to avoid grocery store fails like the impulse buy and the sneaky marketing maneuver. These supermarket secrets will reveal some of the most common tactics grocery stores use to get you to buy more,  so you can be armed and ready the next time they strike. We’ll also explore some of the most common things that shoppers do to unknowingly set an ill-fated food run into motion.

So grab that shopping cart with the bum wheel and dive on in for a grocery shopping makeover. You’ll learn to give yourself all the right advantages by exploring tips and tricks for food stores like when to shop and how to make your food last longer. We’ll even give you a few ideas on how to replenish your own grocery supply without ever setting foot inside a grocery store.

Whether you’re a coupon clipper or a life hack lover, this grocery shopping advice will stretch your dollar. Upvote the most helpful grocery store hacks and let the supermarket savings begin.

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Eat Before You Go


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Not going grocery shopping when you're hungry is one of the easiest ways to cut down on impulse buys. You'd be surprised how many fewer items a full stomach will try to convince you to buy verses a hungry one.
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Look a Little Lower


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Grocery clerks are often told to place name brand and more expensive items at eye level in order to increase sales. Glance down however, and you may find a different brand (or store brand) of the same item being sold at a cheaper price.
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Keep a Couple of Laundry Baskets in Your Trunk


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Load your bags into them when you bring them out to the car. It'll make them easier to carry in when you get home. 
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Leave the Little Guys at Home


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We know you love your kids, but trust us when we say that leaving them at home when you grocery shop is a good way to ensure that that stays true. Let's face it, grocery shopping can be boring even for grown ups. Give yourself the advantage of being able to take your time and concentrate on your list by leaving the little ones at home.