Frugal Mom Reveals How She Cut Her Grocery Bill In HALF Using Some Simple Shopping Tricks

A frugal mom reveals how she cut her grocery bill in HALF using a few simple shopping tricks, spending only $71 a week for a family of four

  • Kelly Lakewood from Adelaide shares how to save money on shopping trips
  • Feed your family of four for just $71 a week, including fresh fruits and vegetables
  • He added that he “will never pay more than $12” for a kilo of meat to keep the cost down.

A frugal mom has revealed how she cut her grocery budget in half and now only spends $71 a week at the supermarket shopping on sale and eating toast and Weet-Bix for breakfast.

Kelly Lakewood, from Adelaide, has built up a social media following by sharing how to save precious pennies on her weekly groceries.

Appearing on Sunrise, she shared how she feeds her family of four for as little as $10 a day, including plenty of fresh, healthy fruits and vegetables.

A frugal mom has revealed how she cut her grocery budget in half and now only spends $71 a week at the supermarket shopping on sale and eating toast and Weet-Bix for breakfast.

The mother-of-two revealed that she buys bread on sale during her weekly grocery shopping because it's good for toast in the morning, but sometimes she ends up picking up later in the week.

The mother-of-two revealed that she buys bread on sale during her weekly grocery shopping because it’s good for toast in the morning, but sometimes she ends up picking up later in the week.

The mother-of-two revealed that she buys bread on sale during her weekly grocery shopping because it’s good for toast in the morning, but sometimes she ends up picking up later in the week.

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He added that he has a “master list” when he heads to the stores, but he rotates between about 30 meals for dinner and only picks ingredients based on what’s written.

By switching between Coles, Woolworths and other stores, save up to $100 a week on groceries by rummaging through sale items.

Speaking to David Koch and Kylie Gillies on Friday, Kelly revealed: “I spent $71 yesterday, it’ll last me about a week.”

The mother-of-two revealed that she buys bread on sale during her weekly grocery shopping because it's good for toast in the morning, but sometimes she ends up picking up later in the week.

The mother-of-two revealed that she buys bread on sale during her weekly grocery shopping because it’s good for toast in the morning, but sometimes she ends up picking up later in the week.

Kelly's loot includes fresh bananas, apples and oranges, as well as snacks like pringels and breakfast breads and Weet-bix.

Kelly’s loot includes fresh bananas, apples and oranges, as well as snacks like pringels and breakfast breads and Weet-bix.

“However, I’ll have to top up with more bread and milk and stuff like that,” he said.

‘I’m not going to pay more than about 12 dollars for a kilo of meat.

“I know that’s really tricky, but it’s just a little bit of play that I have and then I can get good prices on things.”

Kelly also said it's always good to look 'up, down and around' on the shelves because the products in the eye line are usually the most expensive.

Kelly also said it’s always good to look ‘up, down and around’ on the shelves because the products in the eye line are usually the most expensive.

He also revealed that when it comes to breakfast, he mostly sticks to toast, Weet-Bix, and porridge, but the family indulges in pancakes on the weekends.

Kelly also said it’s always good to look ‘up, down and around’ on the shelves because the products in the eye line are usually the most expensive.

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He added that he remains ‘loyal to the local brand’ and will not buy branded products unless they are marked down.

The mother also said that the “big question” is when to buy, but this can vary from store to store.

“Go in and ask your store manager when they do their sales,” he said.

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