Things For Anyone Who Hates Grocery Shopping In Real Life

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Stick to the Perimeter

Most grocery stores are laid out with the produce, meat, and dairy around the outer edges of the store. The center aisles are filled with unhealthy processed foods that are often costlier than fresh foods. Avoid the center aisles unless it’s really necessary, and you’ll save money AND eat better — what more could you ask for?


5. Produce life extenders that’ll help keep your fruits and veggies fresher for longer which means that’ll it’ll look like your produce scrammed when the zombie apocalypse hit, instead of falling prey to it

Amazon The longer those fruits and veggies stay alive, the less likely you’ll have to clean up rotting produce! These liners are made of anti-mold, moisture-absorbing material and can be trimmed to size. Promising review: “I have had them in my vegetable drawer for just about 10 days. The most notable result was that strawberries that I purchased were still fresh after more than a week. Excellent product.” —Katrina Get a set of four from Amazon for $10.95. Find even more help with our tricks to make your groceries last longer.

26. A 44-pack of Crystal Light packets that are good for a single glass or bottle of water so you aren’t tied down to a craving you have for some weird juice OR won’t weigh down a grocery order with a heavy jug

Amazon I always keep one of these in my pantry so I won’t have to lug juice up my five flights of stairs (welcome to NYC, baybeee). It works! Water is great for you, but sometimes you just want something else! Get a 44-pack of packets from Amazon for $6.98.

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