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How Often Do You Go Grocery Shopping?

Living 2012/09/05 22:50:49
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What can we say? We're gaga over groceries! While we shop for our favorite snacks at the store, we often wonder if our grocery store etiquette is the same as others. Do most people sneak in samples at the candy bins while deciding whether or not they're going to buy the goods? What do you do when the cashier gives you too much change? And is it normal to go grocery shopping three times a week? We're finally going to find out.

Take our 8-question "Gaga Over Groceries" survey to have your vote count in the stats -- and have fun shopping!


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  • Elliot 2012/09/10 16:23:41
    A few times a week
    Elliot
    +4
    I typically buy things as I need them. I live walking distance from a grocery store (2 actually) so there is no sense in buying food way in advance and letting it spoil. Why eat food that has been sitting in the fridge for a week when you can get food stocked earlier that day?

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  • Erinite 2012/11/19 15:32:51
    Once a week
    Erinite
    It's easier to keep fresh ingredients in stock from week to week than from month to month.
  • Laura 2012/11/05 18:21:31
    A few times a week
    Laura
    I dislike going as often as a few times a week.
  • Dave 007 2012/10/07 15:33:38
    A few times a week
    Dave 007
    I go to different stores and don't do it all on the same day.
  • zachary rhodin 2012/09/16 08:57:22
    Once a week
    zachary rhodin
    I couldn't give two hoots about when to get shopping but once a week is the norm in the household.
  • JanHopkins 2012/09/15 09:16:07
    Once a month
    JanHopkins
    I make my hubby do the shopping for the most part. He enjoys it and I hate it.
  • flrdsgns 2012/09/14 06:56:27
    A few times a week
    flrdsgns
    3 or 4 times a week. I don't eat foods with preservatives, I prefer fresh
  • kfallslady 2012/09/13 01:24:28
    A few times a week
    kfallslady
    +1
    I like to watch the mark down meat and know my small store well so trust them, it saves alot
  • bml 2012/09/12 23:34:22
    A few times a week
    bml
    Always wanting something else. Adding to the craves list and buying milk.
  • Bazinga! 2012/09/12 22:02:18
    A few times a week
    Bazinga!
    +1
    Whenever I'm in the need to crave some candy ;)
  • Cuthbert Allsgood 2012/09/12 20:56:02
    A couple times a month
    Cuthbert Allsgood
    +1
    I used to go more, almost daily, just picking up what I needed for dinner or lunch the next day. Work hours got to be too much though. I did eat better when I shopped often & I saved money.
  • mrosen814 2012/09/12 20:26:57
    A few times a week
    mrosen814
    +1
    I try to keep it to once a week, but that's rarely the case.
  • Boss 2012/09/12 19:13:00
    A few times a week
    Boss
    +2
    I only shop sales..I never buy full price......invest in a freezer...it pays off....
  • ilstarwars 2012/09/12 18:49:21
    Once a week
    ilstarwars
    +1
    Every Saturday.
  • Becky 2012/09/12 18:34:20
    A few times a week
    Becky
    +3
    I go when I need to go, I do make a list but I always come up short or forget something that I needed.
  • Max7 2012/09/12 18:29:05
    Once a week
    Max7
    +1
    Usually every weekend I find myself either at the vegetable market or at the supermarket.
  • Faith ~American Patriot~ 2012/09/12 17:44:25
    Every day!
    Faith ~American Patriot~
    +1
    I'm at the store pretty much every day
  • Todayisgoingtobegreat 2012/09/12 17:15:57
    Once a week
    Todayisgoingtobegreat
    I wish there was a market I could go to everyday for fresh food
  • sglmom 2012/09/12 11:12:55
    Once a month
    sglmom
    +1
    One big stock up trip a month ..
    (Living rurally .. this is all I do .. (just take the trailer, we go as a group and stock up the pantries))
  • Jiorgia 2012/09/12 08:03:54
    Once a week
    Jiorgia
    no need to go more often.
  • USAF Vet 2012/09/12 07:39:51
    Every day!
    USAF Vet
    It seem like something, from a spice to an egg needs to be had every day!
  • Alphalily 2012/09/12 07:34:49
    A couple times a month
    Alphalily
    I really dislike buying groceries , but I really hate being hungry . Therefore I get by with twice a month....
  • EmoMcParland 2012/09/12 05:41:17
    Once a week
    EmoMcParland
    +1
    My wonderful wife of 32 years does our shopping. I work many long hours.
  • Blueskies 2012/09/12 05:10:06
    A few times a week
    Blueskies
    +1
    I need to ask my wife, she does all the shopping. It's a hobby for her.
    She visits 2 or 3 or more stores everyday, though usually never buys anything. All kinds of stores, but she shops at 4 or 5 different grocery stores each week- each is good at something different. Does that count?
  • debhead 2012/09/12 04:46:38
    A few times a week
    debhead
    I'm 62. Its an outing for me.
  • rustyshackelford 2012/09/12 04:06:16
  • kick2head 2012/09/12 01:30:02
    Every day!
    kick2head
    I use public transportation, so I pick up a few things everyday after work. I buy a lot of my heavier routine household items, like T.P., laundry detergent, etc. online and with Walmart's 99 cent per item shipping, it is cheaper than hiring a cab.
  • Anna 2012/09/12 01:14:51
    A few times a week
    Anna
    6-10 times a month I think.
  • Fef 2012/09/12 00:31:01
    A couple times a month
    Fef
    +1
    my wife does most of the grocery shopping.
  • Julia Anne 2012/09/11 23:54:28
    Every day!
    Julia Anne
    After school getting Starbucks!!!!! Yes there in Grocery stores now!!!! What did I get you ask??? Pumpkin Spice Latte & Sandwiches!!!! I'm a growing teenager I need Lattes a & BLT's!!!!
  • Sin 2012/09/11 23:35:34
    Once a month
    Sin
    if i remember to eat.... which is hard considering that i do nothing but absorb words upon words.. and draw... :3
  • munda 2012/09/11 23:16:12
    Once a month
    munda
    Trying to make it once every other month.
  • wtxwoman 2012/09/11 22:51:09
    A couple times a month
    wtxwoman
    I'd go less than that, but some things I can't leave for my ex to get. He goes several times a week which is fine, it's his money he is spending.
  • Kaycee Mosely 2012/09/11 22:25:05
    A couple times a month
    Kaycee Mosely
    Every other week.
  • Tennessee3501 2012/09/11 21:51:19
    Once a week
    Tennessee3501
    We will pick up a few odds and ends in between!
  • David 2012/09/11 21:47:04
    Every day!
    David
    Judging by the size of my stomach too often!
  • Juan O'Mara 2012/09/11 20:47:25
    A couple times a month
    Juan O'Mara
    Aldi
  • twhiting9275 2012/09/11 20:46:55
    A couple times a month
    twhiting9275
    Sometimes only once a month... But then i really stock up ;)
  • Magical Mushroom 2012/09/11 20:08:30
    Once a month
    Magical Mushroom
    I can't afford to eat right so I shop once a month. Yes I take samples, I am paying for this over priced food. If anyone gave me too much change i would give it back.
  • Heat Her 2012/09/11 20:04:42
    A few times a week
    Heat Her
    One a weekend for big shopping and non-perishables, and a few times during the week to pick up fresh things for dinner
  • Margaret Jacobson 2012/09/11 19:58:40
    A couple times a month
    Margaret Jacobson
    Usually the first week & last week................except for farmers markets (every week)

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