12 tricks to slash your grocery bill in half without using coupons

How to Save Money on Groceries Without Coupons
How to Save Money on Groceries Without Coupons

Grocery shopping is one of those necessary expenses that always ends up costing way more than we plan for.

From the number of people we have to feed, to how far in advance we need to stock up and the specific items we're shopping for, our bills can often become double what we had anticipated.

Thankfully, there are ways you can grocery shop and get your bill down without ever having to pull out a coupon.

Here are 12 coupon-free tricks you can use to cut down your grocery bill without having to sacrifice your favorite items:

You may have to readjust your timing on purchasing certain items or switch from buying on a needs basis to shopping in bulk, but the amount of money you'll end up saving up will be seriously sweet.

SEE ALSO: Frugal Fridays: 11 tips to save major during your weekend Target run

Plus, you can use that extra cash you tuck away to treat yourself to a gourmet meal, one where someone else shops for the ingredients, of course!

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