Living on a Budget #3: Buying Staples in Bulk
Having a well-stocked pantry is, in and of itself, a great money-saver — this way, you can transform any food scraps, left-overs, and bits into a delicious meal. Buying your spices, herbs, seeds, grains, and beans in bulk is an extra way to get more bang for your buck. I have found that bulk items, especially herbs and spices are significantly less expensive than pre-packaged ones — sometimes they cost half as much or more! Plus, your pantry looks so much nicer lined up with cute little jars!
Here are a couple interesting articles about buying bulk food staples:
Do you buy in bulk? What are your experiences?
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