Use A Grocery Shopping List!
Money Tip: Always create a grocery shopping list before stepping into a grocery store. When you walk into any store, there are so many advertisements being thrown at you that it is easy for you to forget the items that you need. Therefore, before stepping into the grocery store, make sure you have a grocery list. Also, if you know the layout of the store you are visiting, it is a good idea to list your items according to their location.
You should also check the internet for coupons and deals. Coupons.com is a great place to check because they always have a great selection of coupons. Search kroger and food lion ads and you may be able to get some items for free by doubling and stacking coupons.