Tips For Stepping Up Your Grocery Shopping Game
If you want to improve your grocery shopping experience, here are some ways to help.
When my family had our draft for chores, one I ended up with was the grocery shopping. My wife hates it, so I took one for the team and claimed it.
My pre-COVID-19 routine was causal. I'm basically a pretty chill shopper. My wife and daughter give me a list of what they want. I usually don't write anything down for myself. I go on feeling. I cruise up and down the aisles and look for things that jump at me. My day is Monday afternoons after I get off work, so it's not busy. It takes some time but there's no stress.
This COVID-19 era is more complicated. As I'm driving to the store, I start feeling the pressure. My gameplan doesn't work anymore. I want to get in and out. There's no time for browsing. I need to treat a shopping trip like a mission. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to accomplish that.
I need some assistance stepping up my grocery shopping game. Maybe, you're like me and haven't adjusted well. I think it's time for some professional help. Luckily, I found some.
According to mashable.com,
- Plan - "If you arrive prepared, it can at least be a more efficient process."
- List out everything - "Figure out exactly what you need. You can divide your list up by sections."
- Download the right tools - "Recipe and grocery shopping apps do a lot of the legwork for you."
- Divide and conquer - "Your partner can take all the frozen and refrigerated items while you hit up the produce section. Meet at the parking lot."
- Shop smart - "Your shopping lists will come in handy for this, especially if organized by category."
- Just don't go - "If you can get an online grocery delivery to come to your house, you can avoid the store altogether."
I think these simple ideas can help me and hopefully, you too.
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