During these austere times, when spare cash is a commodity that is hard to come by and everyone is tightening their belts, it is extremely hard to save cash. However, parents usually find a way to set some cash aside for their children's future, to give them a good footing when they eventually leave the nest and go out into the world on their own.
But there are many ways to save money, many tricks of the trade, and making some changes to the way you collect your food can have a great impact on the amount of money in the home. You can save for the things you want, if you:
1. Buy Frozen. Frozen foods are a great option, as they last for longer and the portion sizes are often larger. The price is also very reasonable and the food meets the highest standards of quality if you buy from a leading super market.
2. Buy in Bulk. Again, if you go to a wholesaler or massive store like Costco, buying big can save you money. These foods will last and so will require fewer trips to the shop to replenish the cupboards.
3. Buy Online. This is one avenue that is saving parents bundles, as a whole host of deals become apparent as the shopper explores the website. In a store it is easy to miss the good deals such is the quantity of goods in the store to cast an eye over. Online shopping makes the shopping process so efficient, and saves on petrol as there is a free delivery service.
4. Grow Your Own. This is the healthy green option, as growing your own food costs nothing but the price of the seed and fertilizer. Potatoes, cabbages and root vegetables, are all easy to grow and provide hearty meals.