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Tip #8 – Like exotic foods? Head to your local ethnic foods stores

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I’ve always considered myself very lucky to have been raised by the type of…

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Tip #7 – Need what you buy, but allow yourself a splurge or two

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So I’ve been helping another writer from the Sacramento…

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Tip #6 – Buy what you need, but read carefully!

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Not all of us are in the same financial situation – some folks have a…

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Trader Joe’s 101 – The Frozen Foods Section

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Though I wanted to save this section of Trader Joe’s for last, I just couldn’t…

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Tip #5 – Do It Yourself!

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It’s so easy to go to the grocery store and grab an 8 oz. bag of shredded…

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Tip #4: Never underestimate the power of soup

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Clam chowder, minestrone, gazpacho, avgolemono, chicken noodle… who doesn’t…

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Tip #3: Find your “Bare Bones” staples

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I’m not going to mince words here: when you’re struggling financially, sometimes…

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Trader Joe’s 101

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(NOTE: I do not work at Trader Joe’s, nor do I hold any stock in their…

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Tip #2 – Find your spice staples

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Part of what allows me to have tasty food no matter what is that I have found…

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Tip #1: For the best produce, head to your local Farmer’s Market

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It’s a lazy Sunday and I had made some stuff yesterday, so I’m not recipe-ready…

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