A Blog A Day For A Month: Day 16. Only 15 more days to go.Half way through my month of blogs. Wow this has been difficult!
Did you read the Enquirer this morning? Life & Food Section? Did you see me smiling out at you above the fold?
A couple of months ago, Polly Campbell called and asked if I had some tips for saving $$$ at the grocery store. You betcha! I never say no to Polly.
The concept of the article was to give the average Jane Shopper tips to stretch her food budget money.
So the article Savvy Shoppers Do Save finally appeared with a 4~color smiling moi top right corner of the article. My photo isn't in the online link, but you all know what I look like. It's not like I'm subtle or shy about promoting myself.
The line "Debbie Spangler, a personal chef who shops every day, sometimes bargains for her food ~ at flea markets" is in the first paragraph and implies that I purchase a lot of my client food at flea markets.
Let me clarify this a little. While I do occasionally shop at flea markets for bulk produce, I don't make a habit of it like the article makes it sound. I do, however, shop at flea markets when strawberries, tomatoes or corn are in full season and I can bargain and buy tons of bulk produce.
For sweet husband Tim and me. Never for clients.
Some of the other tips that were overshadowed by the flea market idea: