Spice of life: Coupons, planning meals not forbidden

The recent financial climate has really changed the way we look at food. We are either cutting back on our spending because we have to or are pushing full steam ahead because we don’t think past the now.

I am not a coupon clipper, a menu planner or a bargain buyer. I just don’t have it in me. I am a smart shopper, and I watch how I spend my money; but I am not at the level that some of my friends are.

During the past several years, popular saving sites such as The Queen of Free, Bargain Briana, Chaos is Bliss and IN Good Cents have helped Indiana shoppers get great deals both online and in the grocery aisles. So I may not be chasing deals, but I know where to look when I need one.

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