grocery shopping

Lou's Clues: The skinny on fat savings

I read a ton of advice on how to save money in the kitchen, and most of the advice comes from the very areas that make us spend more money! I mean...

Expect to pay more for your melons

It's a relief to be watching the rain clouds pass over Northern California, where I live, for the next few days. Unfortunately, say weather experts,...

Tips to cutting your grocery bill

When I used to work at the campus bookstore back in college, I always wondered why the little blue books that every student had to buy for finals...

Downsizing your food budget

Just about everyone is looking for ways to save money on many of the daily necessities. A big target: The food budget. From coupons to home-grown...

Spam makes its big comeback

Sales of Spam are up as the inexpensive "meat product" is looking good to shoppers on a budget. It's easy to make fun of Spam. After all, it's meat...