Ok, you an I can both admit it, there are time we blew the budget last year. Well, it’s 2014 – our chance for a fresh start and to stick to the budget in the new year.
Favado, your friendly neighborhood mobile grocery savings app, can help you do just that.
Personalized just for you, the Favado money-saving app will help you keep your resolution to save on groceries this year with step-by-step weekly goals from the best money-saving brains in the business (like me! 😉 ). It’s the solution to keeping your 2014 resolution!
To get you on track for your Resolution Solution, Favado has weekly themes for you to consider:
Week #1 (Jan 7-14) – Smarter Grocery Shopping Habits
The little habits you can change while shopping can make a big difference in your grocery spending…such as not buying the magazines off the rack at the checkout, writing a grocery list and sticking to it while shopping, as well as checking unit prices and sale expiration dates.
Favado Helps by…allowing you to have a shopping list in the palm of your hand that you won’t forget at home!
Week #2 (Jan 15-21) – Shopping the Sales and Following the Sales Cycles
Grocery stores and manufacturers work hard to push out their best sale prices to you on a weekly basis through their store circulars. If you follow along closely, you’ll notice that most products operate on an 8-12 week sales cycle.
You’ll also find that “product families” all go on sale at the same time, for example all the P&G products will be discounted the same weeks, and will return to their regular prices for a few weeks, then go back on sale together.
Favado Helps by…showing you when your favorite products go on sale, so that you can purchase them when they are on sale and not have to pay full price in between sales cycles. Over time, you’ll learn how much to purchase to last you until the next sale.
Week #3 (Jan 22-28) – Couponing for “Double the Discount”
The deep 50-70% savings that you hear talked about frequently occur when you combine a coupon with an already discounted product for “double the discount.” For example if toothpaste is on sale for $1 and you have a $.75 off coupon, you’ll get that toothpaste for just $.25, as opposed to its $2.49 regular price.
Favado Helps by…doing all the hard work for you and putting the best sale prices with matching available coupons in a nice, organized list. Favado makes it easy to find these discounts and save big on groceries.
Week #4 (Jan 29-Feb 5) – Meal Planning
Making a meal plan based on what’s on sale in your local grocery stores can help you cut your grocery bill by 20-30% alone. Matching your meals with the sales is a simple, scissorless way to save each week at the grocery store.
Favado Helps by…allowing you to search for ingredients that are on sale for the meals you want to make each week. Want to make a slow cooker meal that calls for boneless skinless chicken thighs or beef roast? Favado can tell you which store has those ingredients on sale each week.
Ready to party your way to success?! #ResolutionSolutionTwitter Parties
The #resolutionsolution Twitter parties will take on Tuesday evenings, starting January 7th, at 9 pm EST/6 pm PST.
The RSVP post for the first party is ready for your Twitter handle! We’d love for you to join in the fun. We have $300 in grocery store gift cards to give away each week! (FYI- I will be co-hosting the party on 1/21!)
Each Twitter party will match the theme for the week, as outlined above.
How Does $50 Toward Your Next Grocery Bill Sound? Enter to Win!
Since I am a Favado expert, I am privilege to partner with them for a great giveaway. Enter below for your chance to win a $50 Visa Gift Card. (can’t see the form? Enter here)
Meagan M. Greenan Liani says
Couponing for “Double the Discount”- Double savings is always a good thing! 😀
David Smith says
the sales cycles are what I’m interested in. That way my fiance can know what products should be coming up on sale and know when we should stock up.
Evelyn Chuter says
I am most interested in how to get the most out of my money at the grocery store.
Desiree H says
Week 3- Doubling the discount!
Thanks for the giveaway!
Margot C says
Couponing for “Double the Discount” (oh yeah!)
Emily L. says
Meal planning! I really struggle with this. Putting ideas together, creating a shopping list and sticking to it.
I want to learn about double discounts
double discount, I need to figure out which sunday papers have inserts
Sandra VanHoey says
Couponing for “Double the Discount, I love saving money
Holly brewer says
Double discounts sound awesome!
i’d like to learn more about pairing coupons with sales locally — sometimes the sites i see don’t have matchups that work at my local walmart
Mary Hoover says
Sharon, that is a great thing to learn. I would also suggest checking out the Favado app. You can enter your zip code to match the store sales to your location! (Although, Walmart is very tricky as their pricing can be very regional)
Thanks for entering!
Lisa Brown says
The Couponing for “Double the Discount” sounds interesting