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Pizza Helps You Save Money

Pizza is a given on a tight food budget. If you are the average American, you will eat approximately 6,000 slices of pizza in your lifetime! To celebrate National Pizza Day, let’s chew on some facts about pizza: The first American pizza joint was in New York City. Lombardi’s was a grocery store, but  then they started selling pizza in 1905. Smart move. Word spread, and pizza traveled to Boston, New Jersey, and other cities that were homes to Italian immigrants. Pepperoni is the favorite topping. According to Pizza.com, 36%…

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January food budget results!

    I hope some of you climbed aboard the food challenge train this month! Although I have practiced frugality for a long time, I still learned a few things this past month. But first, I will share the budget numbers. My original budget for January was $300. That seems high for one person, but my food budget includes non-food household items and vitamins (some people separate the two, but I find it easier to put them together as I shop for both at the same time). My January spending…

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