Going To The Shops / Shopping on a budget
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Going shopping should not be something you hate but something you can enjoy.
Here is a small list of some things which are essential for everyday living but also some extra bits for cooking
- Fruit (Apples, Oranges, Bananas etc)
- Vegetables (Carrots, Onions etc)
- Spreads (Jam, Peanut Butter, Honey etc)
- Cooking oil (Olive Oils)
- Tinned food (Baked Beans, Peas, Tuna, Soups etc)
- Sauces (Tomato Ketchup, Mayonnaise etc)
- Snacks (Biscuits, Crisps etc)
- Tea or Coffee
This is only a basic guide, and so personal choice on food can vary on what YOU like and not what we like
Kent’s Tiptop Shopping tips
1. There are many shops which you can go to, to get the best deals but there are some places where you can get things cheaper than many supermarkets. All you need to do is look.
Farm Shops – These shops sell all fruit and veg at a lot cheaper price than what the supermarkets charge. You could save a lot of money but also the food can last a lot longer as well, double bonus.
2. Only buy the things you need to buy, sometimes writing a shopping list can help you stick to getting the things you really need and not splashing out on extra things.
3. Buying bulk can be cheaper, this is a good way of using shops discounts to YOUR advantage, and these discounts can get you more for your money.