This is a group for people who don't want to spend a ton of money on healthy foods, or can't due to budget restraints or a large family.

For years I have been an "extreme couponer" looking for all the sales and freebies. Now I am having to learn how to apply that to more expensive foods, and still fit it into a tight budget for a family of seven.

Join me, and let's share tips and secrets to getting the food we want, on a budget we can enjoy.

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  • looking for tips to buy healthy foods on ebt/foodstamps. I'm open all suggestions. Most fresh food go bad fast.
    • I don't know if you have one but both Sam's Club and Costco take EBT. It's a little spendy for $60 for a whole year but it makes up for it on food and freshness.
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