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Saving money by storing food properly

Reduce your grocery bill without clipping coupons

by frugalone  |  2017 views  |  1 comment  |      Rate this now! 

The claims seen in Foodsaver infomercial are true.  The foodsaver literally saves you $100's in grocery waste.

After watching a few too many late night foodsaver infomercials, I decided to purchase one.  The prices range from approximately $99.99 to $299.99.  All perform the same function which is to vacuum seal your food, but the more expensive the more automated it is.  For example, the top of the line model cuts the storage bag and with a push of a button you can seal the bag on each end.

I decided to buy the cheapest model because I still wasn't sold on the idea that purchasing this gadget would allow me to save money on my grocery bill.  My experiment was to use the Foodsaver religiously for the next 30 days,  and I am happy to report that I cannot live without my foodsaver.  Why?  The amount of food which went bad was next to nil and what went to waste was a result of me not using the foodsaver -- human error.

Food which could only last in the refrigerator for days or weeks are now fresh and full of flavor for months.  The same holds true for the freezer.  If you put vacuum sealed food in the freezer, it will last for years versus months.

The Foodsaver is an invaluable appliance which should be a staple in every home.

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  • You can also save money by stocking up on non-perishables, such as toilet paper, paper towels and napkins. Many cereals have pretty long shelf lives and are a great item to stock up. The best time to stock up, is when the item is on sale and you have a coupon. The deals get even better when you can combine a store coupon with a manufacturer coupon!


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