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I’ Page 4 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, March 21, 2013 !i Ten ways to slash your grocery bill by SaraLundberg seems simple but so many Use Coupons - Using In today's economy, you willpeople have a problem sticking coupons is a great way to save a be hard pressed to find someone to their projected dollar amount few extra dollars almost every who doesn't think they spendthey have to spend at the grocery time you go to the store. Find too much money on groceries,store. If you are running low out where to find coupons for For many people it is one oftowards the end of the monththe item that you use the most their top budget categories for ybur last week of meals may and pair them up with the next their household. And for many it have to be some of the less is the one they feel they have the expensive ones on your list. least amount of control over. Don't Buy Convenience Whether you are just tooFoods - Don't buy premade busy to cook every night, so what you can easily make most of your budget goes to yourself. This is a tough one for eating out, or you don't take the people with not a lot of time on time to shop for deals so you end your hands, but you'll find once up paying full price, everyone you start doing it, it doesn't feel has room tO make changes to like you are spend any extra how they shop and eat to help time at all. cut out a portion of the food Buy Generic - Buy generic budget. There are many tricks when possible or a brand you and tips you can use to help your don't normally use if it's on sale. grocery bill get smaller. Some Even though you have been may work for you and some may brand loyal for years you may not. Here are ten tips to get find there isn't alotofdifference started slashing your grocery once you try another. If there is, bill: go back to your favorite next Old Russell County Courthouse Menu Planning - Planning time. But you will find many Old ty pl your menu in advance allows items that you can substitute for. Russell Court Courthouse com ex now open you to take your shopping list Shopthe Clearance Section- and locate the best deals on the Don't be afraid of the clearance The historic Old Russell ugh Sunday from 12 noon until ical Society is seeking volun- items you need, instead of or manager special items at the County Courthouse complex at 4:30 pm (or at other times by up- teers to help with various needs payirrg full price the day you grocery store. Things like meat Dickensonville is once again pointment with advance n&ice), at the Old Courthouse, including need it. It can also save you that have a short shelf life will open to the public foe the year On March 30 Confederate re- gardening, conducting work- money on gas as you normally go on clearance daily. But you 2013. The Dickenson-Bundy enactors will set up an encamp- shops, storytelling, making mus- can take less trips to the grocery can snag it up and use it that Craft House is stocked with merit on the grounds surround- ic, etc. For more information store if you plan out meals at night or freeze it with no issues. quality local crafts for the dis- ing the buildings. Bring a friend about volunteer opportunities, least a week in advance. Shop Around to Get the Best cerning visitor. The Old Russell and drop by for a visit to an please contact Helen Owens at Buying in Bulk - Buying in Deals - Don't shop at just one County Courthouse will be open earlier time. 276-889-3383 or Sandra Herbert bulk is a great way to save store. Know which stores have for guided tours Tuesday thro- The Russell County Histor-276-794-7030. money at the grocery store, your basic products priced the ......... Learn how to properly store the lowest and plan trips to each excess and how long it will last throughout the month as needed. SWCC announces summer March is Social in your pantry, fridge or freezer Also keep an eye on the weekly ' and plan accordingly, sale ads, from each store to stock sale that comes up for even bigger savings. Keep Easy Meals on Hand - Keep a few easy meals on hand at home for nights when life just doesn't allow time to make the. meal you had planned. That will stop you from spending money going out to eat or ordering in. Making meals ahead of time and freezing them so you just have to pop them in the oven are great for this. Don't Always Buy Fresh - Buy frozen or canned vegetables instead of fresh produce. Most people think that fresh is the best way to go, but frozen and canned veggies are picked at their peak. In many cases it will save tons of time also to buy, for example, frozen diced ore•us instead of cutting one up yourself. off-campus lo tip s k th Make a Budget- Make a up on items you use a lot when Visit her online at ca n Wor Morl_ food budget and stick to it. It onsale, In an effort to provide greater service, Southwest _ Virginia Community College Will narrow its off-campus locations for the summer 2013 offerings. The col- lege will return to all of its off- campus locations at the local schools this coming fall. This summer for the conve- So now that you know the best tips to lower your monthly grocery bill, figure out which will work for you and get started! Try to tackle one or two items to get started. You can add on more as you go. Before you know it you will have cut your grocery budget in haiti Sara Lundberg is the author of "Budget Savvy Diva's Guide to Slashing Your Grocery Bill by 50% or More. " "Southwest is appreciative of Workers care for the patient and Kids grow fast. That's why life jacket, ened. 2.) Grab the • life jacket's shoulder area and the long-standing relationship it has maintained with our local schools," said Dr. J. Mark Estepp, president of SWCC. He continued, "Partnerships with our local communities are also valued as they make it possible for SWCC to provide academic the family as one unit of care. frugal parents often buy their They provide support expressly kid's shoes a little bigger than tailored to the patient's needs and the actual size. However, when wishes.' Total Home Care & buying a kid's life jacket that's Hospice wishes to recognize the too large-a common mistake- contribution of all Social Work- the results can be heartrending ers! To learn more nbout social because children in a wrong- workers visit sized life jacket can easily slip! "I've sent my own kids to Guard approved, snugly yetcomfortably. If all "Southwest Virginia Community service region." For more information about schooL with slightly bigger • "Every season I have of the fasteners cannot be • .... ,.,,,c^" m ommuu.:"" .... " .... u. Hosnicev and Palliative Care shoes, says. BoatUS Foundation my kids put on their life attached, it's likely too small. _4gal part of communities off-campus locations, contact contact Total Home Care & Boating .Safe President jacket to check for comfort "If a child has a good fitting --" Hospice, 616 Wood Avenue Big tmns amonston. riowever, it and the proper size, said life jacket, they won't complain ,This decision will only affect Christina Rimmer at the college, _ ........ a too bi life "acket sli s off a Edmonston If " - "-mnmer 1 ......... " .......... Stone Jap, VA 24219, 1-276- - g J p . you POUt yearabout wearing it," added Ed- ~ c asses mls year. in me z/o.~oa,./zzl.o to eman to ~9q A~ 1 ~ ~r tcdl Fr~p ~t 1 R~/~ child when their arms ~o above round it may h~ a,~n,~ m a, monston. "Better yet is to set the • fall, our intent lS to offer classes 523-9771. Total Home Care & their head, there could be tragic this a eoupletimesayear, example and wear one yourself." &, : ..... " ( Hospice has 6 office locations results. Edmonston, himself ,a • To check for proper fit. A short video on how to pick i [( .lm Qifiari mdO~i:~intn:~Atnrle~ .r, oll 7 '9 7 74 I throughout southwest Virginia. father of five, knows what he s 1.) Have the child stand with a right-sized kid's life jacket is • ":r r , ; " [ talking about. Here are some tips the jacket on and all buckles, available at http://www.Boat-. i',~]~i rT ,-~ [ r-~ on having the rlght-sized kids' zippers, crotch straps fast- ,. raey KIOS. t ecome I Castlew00dH! Sch001News[ I~ ~ar;'I~~~': ~ela~tar~eade~ ' Children can become Star " I : . Readers at the J Fred Matthews ate ran Memorial Librarj. Stop by lhe I o ooooooooooo o ooooo • "r7 ,, ,., t._ _.. 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