More Grocery Store Antics

A short while back, I wrote a post on how grocery stores offer a money-saving option when going out for dinner. Since that post, I’ve discovered more great ways to use the grocery store! Grocery Antic 1. Self-Checkouts for Change Thee are lots of ways to make transactions these days. Traditionalists prefer cash. Some even […]

Life hacks: Eating out at a grocery store

In the cosmic balance between stoicism and luxury, you might find yourself eating in more. Transitioning toward FI, there are many ways to handle this shift with friends, but it will likely involve saying “no” more often than you used to. This is only natural. You are trying to break free of all the marketers telling you that spending money on stuff is the path to happiness. Some of your friends will take it better than others. Some will realize your higher mission and try to support you in your goals. Others will take your choice as reflection of personal judgement on their own values. While adopting a slow and steady, “Easy Does It” attitude can help ease some of the tension, sometimes you still just want to go out to eat with the old crew. After all in our modern world of prosperity, you can have anything you want, you just can’t have everything. When is saying “no” frugal or just plain cheap? What do you do when your friends want to go out for a delicious, domestically-outsourced meal?Read More »