If you haven't considered shopping at dollar stores like the 99 Cents Only Stores, you might want to take a second look. The more you save, the more money you'll have left behind for other treats this holiday.
Today we met Andrea McGown, who said there is a method to her grocery madness.
"Oh yes, I compare first," McGown said. "I have to make my money work for me."
While McGown was at the 99 Cents Only Store to shop for sweet potatoes and a few other items, she said she was needing to buy food for 30 or 40 people this Thanksgiving.
With a crowd like that coming for dinner, grocery bills could quickly climb. So we grabbed a cart and comparison shopped the goods between this store and an area Randalls.
Here is what we bought:
The verdict: We saved $6.65 on 12 items. That's money that can go straight back into your pocketbook.
McGown said with savings like these, it would be worth the effort to drive across town for groceries this holiday season.
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