Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half with America's Cheapest Family: Includes So Many Innovative Strategies You Won't Have to Cut Coupons

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Thomas Nelson, Sep 27, 2010 - Business & Economics - 322 pages
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You Can Save Thousands a Year on Your Grocery Bill Without Cutting Coupons

Imagine grocery shopping once-a-week or less, eating healthier, and having more free time—all while saving money. Sound too good to be true? For the Economides family, it’s a reality, and it can be yours too.

What could the average family do with an extra $3,000 a year? America’s Cheapest Family« shows you strategies, tips, tools, and tricks in Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half, so you can achieve huge savings year after year. It’s a fact, the Economides say, saving money on groceries is one of the quickest ways to start making a positive difference in your family’s financial future.

And these tips and strategies can work whether you’re shopping for seven or for one.

  • Spend less time shopping and cooking
  • Get more bang for your grocery buck
  • Plan meals for picky eaters and busy schedules
  • Discover kitchen tools that streamline meal preparations
  • Learn many ways to eat out or eat in and save big
  • Turn your freezer into a money-making machine


"Many people think that it's impossible to reduce your grocery bill by 50%. But you can. Steve and Annette Economides provide step-by-step instructions in "Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half." Tools that are practical and easy to follow. No special shopping or cooking skills required. Anyone can see a surprising reduction in their grocery budget if they follow the Economides' methods. And, best of all, the savings begin right away. You don't need to finish the whole book to benefit. You'll find money-saving ideas that you can put to use in the first chapter, and every chapter thereafter. Normally I advise people to check books out of the library and save the cost of the book. But this is one do-it-yourself guide to lower grocery bills that you'll want to have on your bookshelf or kitchen countertop."
Gary Foreman, Publisher, The

“If you are eager to save on groceries, but don't always have the time to clip coupons, this book is for you! It’s perfect if you're interested in more ways to cut costs, reduce waste, and get organized. This is an awesome book for the novice or the skilled cook.”
Tawra Kellam and Jill Cooper—editors of and authors of “Dining On A Dime Cookbook”

“I've known Steve and Annette for several years and they definitely live what they believe. If you're serious about spending less money at the grocery store, this book offers some practical ways to achieve your goal. When it comes to stretching your dollar, I know of no one with more experience than Steve and Annette.”
JJ Heller—Singer/Songwriter


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User Review  - ShannaRedwind - LibraryThing

This was a great book for anyone who is interested in saving money with food. There are many suggestions that would help almost everyone from someone just starting out in being frugal with food to ... Read full review

It was okay

User Review  - Tracy -

I have to say, I wasn't a 100% impressed with this book, I was really prepared to like this, and lean alot from this couple. However I found that most advice was a lot of common sense, or advice seen ... Read full review


1 Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half or More
2 The Power of the Plan
3 Shopping to Win
4 CouponingOne of Many Ways to Save
5 Cooking That Will Save You Time Money and Sanity
6 Stocking Up and OrganizingStore It Find It Use It
7 Economizing EquipmentPowerful MoneySaving Tools
8 Family DinnertimeBuilding a Stronger Family at the Table
10 Where and How to Eat Out for Less
11 GardeningGrow It Yourself and Be Healthy
12 Bag up the Savings
Bonus Material More Ways Singles and Empty Nesters Can Save a Boodle
About the Authors

9 Feeding Your Kids for Less

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