Category Archives: Groceries

Produce Pro: Tips for Summer Fruits and Veggies

My father’s family has been in the produce and grocery business since the 1930’s and have owned stores in Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Saratoga, California. He started working in the stores when he was 12. Growing up, I would always watch him diligently shop for fresh produce, and over the years, I have learned many tips and tricks . Here are some of my favorites, since summer is right around the corner. 1. Washing produce – Did you knowRead More

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Best Money-Saving Apps of 2017

Best Money-Saving Apps of 2017   Check out these money-saving apps that will save you time and money, with little effort. gives you a percentage (%) of cash back for online purchases (and a few in-store purchases as well). Create an account on their website, choose where you are online shopping, and they will automatically calculate your savings once you make the purchase.  In fact, they send you a $10 gift card just for signing up.  Cons: You can’tRead More

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Saving Money on Groceries

Groceries and eating out are a huge part of most people’s budgets.  It can also be one of the easiest places to cut.  Here are some suggestions I compiled from clients who have had great success saving money on groceries. Cook from scratch as much as possible.  It is healthier for us and better for the environment to reduce the amount of prepared food we buy in elaborate packaging.  Our family makes things like pizza sauce and soup in bulk.  We freezeRead More

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