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5 common mistakes made at the grocery store

By Landee Kieschnick Let’s face it. The trip to the grocery store can sometimes be…well, a chore. We can’t find the items we’re looking for. There seems to be too many people and shopping carts down every aisle. And you can’t forget the long checkout lines. It’s a necessary trip, though. One we usually make [...]

Grocery Price Watch: Protein prices lead the increase

By Julie Tomascik The inevitable trip to the grocery store. It’s usually weekly for most. Sometimes more often. And it comes at a cost. One that’s been on the rise lately for Texas shoppers. And second quarter grocery prices in the Lone Star State once again showed an increase—97 cents for a basket of 16 [...]

Grocery Price Watch: Food prices drop slightly

By Julie Tomascik Up, up and up. We’ve seen food prices rise over the last couple of years. But not for the beginning of 2015. Texas Farm Bureau’s Grocery Price Watch survey found food prices for the first quarter of 2015 register a slight decline of nearly three percent, ringing in at $49.04 for a basket [...]

What’s the price of your Thanksgiving menu?

By Julie Tomascik Grocery lists are made, family members have their food assignments and the carving knife is sharp. I can almost smell the turkey baking in the oven and the gravy simmering on the stove. That means Thanksgiving is just around the corner. And shoppers are flooding grocery stores to prep for the holiday [...]

Grocery Price Watch: Food prices keep rising

By Julie Vrazel Budget, budget, budget. It’s an all-too familiar word in my house with a wedding less than two months away and winter feed bills for the cows just around the corner. But a large part of my usual monthly expenses isn’t directly related to our wedding or cattle. It’s my weekly trips to [...]