Shopping Guides

Become a super shopper and enhance your buying power with extraordinary shopping tips inside our shopping guides.

Shopping is actually trickier than your think. Supermarkets use sneaky psychological tricks to make you spend more, and there are even problems that are unique to men who don’t regularly do the shopping!

So, why not swot up on these shopping guides and arm yourself with your own set of shopping tricks. These will enable you to shop smart, saving money and time.

Do you know the best way to store milk? Have you ever wondered why there are no windows in supermarkets? What can you do to help you make better decisions at the grocery store? How can you do your shopping during Halloween if you hate the holiday?

Our shopping guides will let you know what to buy and how to buy it, as well containing plenty of other interesting and helpful pieces of information.

How to Save Money on Groceries with These 12 Easy Tips

Grocery shopping can be expensive, and that’s why any tips that can help us know how to save money on groceries are always welcome. Of course, there is no magic formula. But using one or all of the following tips will help keep the cost of your groceries down. Contents 12 Tips on How to […]

Try Our Super Simple Shopping List Template

Grocery shopping is complicated stuff. Whilst making a shopping list can make things easier, creating one can be daunting if you don’t know where to start or how to organize things. Searching the internet brings up hundreds of shopping list templates from the basic to the incredibly complex. So, we’ll share you our secret to […]

7 Steps To Make Your Own Perfect Wedding Preparation Checklist

You’re getting married! You have the perfect financé and you want your wedding day to be just perfect. But in order for that to happen, the less than perfect truth is that you have to do a lot of planning and preparation. The sheer mass of advice, tips, and testimonies online for making sure getting […]

Do you have these essential items on your Newborn Baby Shopping List?

What could be more glorious than having a new addition to the family? Having a child is a labor of love and care. But with all the doctor’s visits, baby-showers, and dealing with the changes pregnancy has on you and your family, have you even started to think about a newborn baby shopping list for […]

Weekly Shopping List Calculator To Reduce Food Waste and Control Food Portions

Environmental issues are becoming more and more important these days. In 2018, we turned our attention towards single-use plastic and the impact it has on our oceans. The palm oil industry also came under scrutiny for its deforestation of rainforest and putting at risk the survival of orangutans. In 2019, why don’t we look at […]

A Vegan Grocery List is Not as Good as a Vegetarian One. Here’s Why.

Ethical eating has become a hot topic recently, especially with consumers seemingly lurching towards veganism. Many food brands have started releasing vegan products, such as the infamous Gregg’s vegan sausage roll in the UK. But whilst veganism is seen as the apex of ethical eating, is a vegan grocery list really that much better than […]

How to Store Tomatoes

You say tom-ay-to. I say tom-ah-to. Who cares! They’re delicious. Whilst most of us will probably buy the canned variety more often than not, there’s still something great about taking the time to make a homemade tomato sauce from fresh tomatoes, or slicing up some nice big juicy ones to put straight into your salad. […]

How to Store Canned Food

We already extolled the virtues of canned goods and why it can be just as healthy as fresh food. We also gave you a list of 10 canned pantry essentials. Now we’ll give you the lowdown on how to store canned food. Will you discover that you’re doing something wrong? Or is there a way […]

How to Store Apples

Apples are quite possibly the world’s most famous fruit. An apple is anecdotally responsible for the theory of gravity. One is even the symbol of one of the world’s most successful tech companies. They’re as well-known as they are tasty. In the USA, 2,500 apple varieties are grown. It’s no wonder apple pie is considered […]

Henlo Fren! New Puppy Checklist For Your Pupper

Puppies are awesome. Dogs have always been considered “man’s best friend”. But for many, they’re a member of the family. If you’re getting a new pupper, be sure that your home is ready and welcoming with this new puppy checklist.

Spring Cleaning Checklist to Declutter Your Home

Spring is in the air! Flowers are blooming, baby lambs are being born, and your home is just begging for some spring cleaning. Minimalism is in the air, too. With the rising popularity of Marie Kondo and her KonMarie method, and the less than minimal following of The Minimalists, you might be more eager to […]

Canned Food List of 10 Pantry Essentials

Canned food is something we all should be using more of. Not only is it cheap and lasts for a long time, it is also often as healthy as fresh food. But from the wide range of canned goods that are available, what should you have on your pantry’s canned food list?

Canned Food is Good For You! Here’s Why.

  February is National Canned Food Month in the USA. Also, maverick UK cook, Jack Monroe, is releasing a cookbook featuring only recipes using canned items this year: Tin Can Cook. But are canned goods healthy, and should you be using more of them?

Make Your Own Printable Grocery List Template

The internet has a wealth of information about grocery shopping and how to shop better. We ourselves are contributing to that with articles revealing some of supermarkets’ psychological tricks, and the mental benefits of making a grocery list. There are also tonnes of handy printable list templates out there. But sometimes, maybe all you want […]

5 Grocery Mistakes a Men’s Shopping List Will Solve

Why do we need a men’s shopping list? It’s because grocery shopping is still something that mainly women do. This might seem like a very broad statement, but research shows that women still form the majority of people who look after the groceries. In fact, one survey found that a massive 76% of women claim […]

4 Mental Benefits You Get From Making a Shopping List

Shopping lists have been around for as long as anyone could write, with evidence dating back at least 4000 years old! But why do we make them? Sure, they’re convenient. But did you know there’s a load of psychology behind why we like to make lists. There’s some some surprising mental benefits, too.

Halloween Shopping For When You Hate Halloween

Not everyone likes to be scared. Not everyone likes dressing up. Not everyone likes candy. Not everyone likes Halloween! Yet, when you tell someone that you don’t like Halloween, the shock and horror on their face is as if Michael Myers just decapitated a puppy in front of them. So how do you do your Halloween shopping […]

5 Reasons You Should Be On A Flexitarian Diet

1 October is World Vegetarian Day, followed swiftly by World Vegan Day on 1 November which also marks the start of Vegan Month. Then, there’s Veganuary where people try to be vegan for the entire month to raise money for charity. Veguary, in February, is the same but for vegetarian-based philanthropy. But what if you like meat? […]

How to Store Butter and Margarine

Butter and margarine are solid fats that should be stored in a fridge. But except from keeping them from melting, why should they be kept there? Have you ever really asked yourself how to store butter and margarine to get the most out of them?

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