Your Tote Bag and Your Grocery Basket

People who bring tote bags with them to the grocery store are more likely to buy junk food, apparently.

On Buying Food at the 99 Cents Store

I recently started shopping for food at the 99 Cents Store in my neighborhood. It’s not as depressing as it sounds. I mean sure, the place certainly looks depressing from the outside. It’s got this garish blue and yellow paint, there are always people loitering around outside muttering to themselves, and there’s a security guard posted up at the entrance to make sure people don’t steal any more shopping carts.

The Cost of Giving Up Grocery Shopping

When my boyfriend and I first started to pretend to be grown-ups, grocery shopping was an adventure.

Food Coops, In Park Slope & Elsewhere

“I can’t think of another place where so many people are so quick to jump down each other’s throats.”

Disloyal Grocery Shopping

Whenever I visit my parents for an extended period time in their suburban neighborhood, we always decide to buy groceries for my stay, and my dad goes through the weekly grocery store circulars to determines which store is offering the best deals.