25 Ways to Spend Less on Food

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If you’re part of a family of four with preteens and consider yourself “thrifty,” you may spend around $636 on groceries each month. On the other hand, maybe you live large — or, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture says, “liberal” — and spend $1,269 a month.

Those numbers come from the USDA estimates for the average cost of food at home in January 2017. The USDA apparently didn’t even want to attempt to estimate how much families with teens spent on food, but I’m quite sure the monthly cost isn’t going anywhere but up for those households.

Are you ready to stop the insanity? Then, keep reading for 25 ways to trim your food costs.

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