Monday, June 22, 2009

Money Saver Monday: Buy it here, not there

Yesterday, after a long drive to Healdsburg and back, I brought my tired hungry self to Whole Foods to stock up for the week. Disclaimer, I think pregnant with twins + 8.5 mo + hungry + tired = a bad equation for any shopping trip! Whole Foods (which friends and I fondly call "Whole Paycheck" adds to the downside of this kind of shopping.

The money saver? Shop at Trader Joes, not Whole Foods. Hurting for organic produce? Farmer's Markets and farms in Marin are a perfect solution. Now if I could only follow my own advice ...

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