A super coupon clipper ate on a dollar a day for a month, spending only $27.08, but acquiring $597.96 in food, and he has meticioulously documented how he did it.
Grocery Shopping Is A Game: Getting good deals while grocery shopping is a game. If you don’t think that it is, you are simply unknowingly playing it and it’s costing you. Most people don’t understand the rules of this game and that is why they pay much more for food than they need to. It takes about a month to learn the rules of the game and how to play it to your advantage which makes it possible to get huge discounts on the food you buy.You Can Eat More Than Junk Food On $1 A Day: Most people that I told I was going to be trying this challenge assumed that I was going to be eating a lot of macaroni & cheese and instant ramen. I actually was able to get fruit and vegetables into my diet on a daily basis. I only ate 100% whole wheat bread the entire month. While I could have made my diet healthier if I had more money, I believe that what I ate was better than what many people in the US eat without the strict financial limitations.
His whole experience has been documented on a blog for people who would like to try it out or see how it was done.
(via Boing Boing)