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Old 09-02-2002, 06:11 PM
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I watched my grocery budget upon getting married. To my surprise he eats twice what I do! He also weighs twice what I do but he's a foot taller so it is OK - really.

So many years later, why should I have been surprised when my/his 10 year old daughter began to eat more than I do when I was pregnant. She out grew me at 11 and a half.

I have read and highly recommend the Tightwad Gazette book(s)(free from the library) and she recommends a shopping price book. But how to organize it? I have decided to try one line per vendor as opposed to columns but...what to do with canned vs fresh peaches???

The link above didn't work for me but I did the home page and will search more. Thanks everyone!
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Old 09-02-2002, 06:11 PM
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pricebook


preacherswife,
I went to the site you mentioned and the pricebook was
not there. It said it could have moved or might be gone. I would really like to start a price book. Do you have a copy of it, or
maybe know where it went. It also said maybe there was
an error in the address. I looked around and couldn't find it.
Seems like a good site I bookmarked it, I will return there
soon for further browsing. I now am a member of
getorgnized.com but this site looks better. Sue
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Old 09-03-2002, 05:06 AM
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Re: pricebook

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preacherswife,
I went to the site you mentioned and the pricebook was
not there. Sue
I would be interested in finding a printable for a pricebook as well, if anyone comes across one! Thanks
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Old 09-03-2002, 05:15 AM
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The pricebook has moved and it can be found here:
http://organizedhome.com/time/pricebk1.html

They also have a printable price book page.
I see how it could really help your food budget. After reading about it, I think I'll try it.
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Old 09-03-2002, 05:23 AM
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Found some!!

Setting up & Using your Price Book
http://organizedhome.com/time/pricebk2.html

Printable Price List
http://notebook.organizedhome.com/fo...y/pricebk.html

Starting a Price Book
http://www.stretcher.com/stories/981015a.htm

The Price Book with printable worksheets
http://frugal-moms.com/basics/pricebook.shtml

A Grocery Pricebook:Pointers from our friends at the Dollar Stretcher
http://www.stretcher.com/stories/971013b.cfm
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Old 09-03-2002, 06:31 AM
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Keeping a Lid on Prices

Hi everyone:

Here's some really good advice I got recently -- it applies equally well to people who are diabetic, people who are trying to lose weight, and people who are trying to save money.

Work the PERIMETER of the grocery store -- fruits and vegetables, dairy, and meat. Venture into the "middle aisles" only if you absolutely MUST -- that's where the money goes and the weight comes from. All that prepared food, all those "time-saver" items -- they're the culprits.

I don't know if you all have specialty fruit and vegetable places around your way, but we have something called Farmer's Market here, which is much cheaper, and mostly better quality, than the fruits and veggies I get at the supermarket. Between that, the dairy up the street, and CostCo, I find I rarely do much high-dollar shopping at the grocery store any more.

Make it yourself, cook it yourself, buy it fresh -- these are my food rules. Add my killer Price Book, and I'm ready to rock.

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Old 09-03-2002, 12:14 PM
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Thank you all so much for the pricebook information. I'm going to get started on it right away. Sue
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Old 09-03-2002, 02:58 PM
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THANK YOU

Heavenly help !
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Living on a fixed income. My husband and I have to be real careful. I am sure going to get a lot of tips on how to better make my shopping lists.
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Old 09-06-2002, 04:32 AM
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cmaris,

Thank you for that piece of advice. I'm going to take it to heart and try it the next time I go shopping. I have been slowly weaning myself off of expensive cleaning supplies, etc. for awhile now and using homemade stuff. I am finding that it works just as well and is much less expensive. There are a few things I need in the middle aisles but I'm sure I can skip most of them.

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