A testimony from Mary at Junior *gluten-free* Chefs
Every time I went to the store and saw awesome sales on meat or veggies, I wished that I could buy a bunch to freeze, because I knew in the long run it would save us so much money on groceries. But we just never seemed to be able to come up with the $250 to buy a freezer.
Our children have a lot of allergies so there really weren’t many other things I could do to cut back on our food budget. Finally, I decided to start setting aside $4 a week to save for a freezer. I knew it would take a long time but it would be worth it.
After almost a year, I had $180. I felt happy knowing we were getting closer, but thought we were still at least six months away from our goal.
Then recently, there was an “Ask the Readers” question on freezers on MoneySavingMom.com. Someone commented and said Sears was having a 30% off sale.
The freezer I had been wanting was a 6.9 cu. ft. Kenmore, and it was on sale for $174! I did a little dance. Not only was it on a great sale, but since there is a Sears store near me, I could have it shipped there for free.
We picked it up last week and I am so excited! I will now be walking to the local store every morning to check for “price reduced” meat and veggies.
Mary is a mother to three gluten-free, dairy-free, additive-free, refined sugar-free and wholesome-eating kids. They have fun sharing their thoughts about life with allergies on their blog, Junior *gluten-free* Chefs.
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