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Wed Jan 13, 2021, 10:07 PM

My wife and I have made a wonderful discovery. [View all]

Since we both retired some years ago, and we both love to cook, much of our life revolves around food shopping. It's become more of a hobby than a chore. We use coupons, know which stores have the best prices on certain items, etc.

Well, a few weeks ago, at the insistence of our daughter, who is an RN, we agreed to start having our groceries delivered. We thought we wouldn't like this, because we like hand-picking our produce, knowing which generic products are as good as the brand names, etc. But the service has been really good, only takes one or two hours for delivery, and only costs $9.95 per month, and we do tip them.

But what we have found out is we are spending far less on our groceries, even after the tips and fees. About 30% less. What is happening is we are no longer making impulse buys, and not shopping nearly every day. I spent a little time in the retail business and I know stores are laid out in such a way as to trick you into buying some things that were not on our list. Well, with delivery that tactic has been completely eliminated. We are not rich, so we could use the savings.

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