5 Kitchen Tools That Will Save $6000 #1 Spoonula
Saving money on groceries could revolutionize your family budget! Really, it’s no hype. And kitchen tools such as a spoonula, can certainly help save time and money!
As a matter of fact, there are dozens of simple strategies that can cut your grocery bill in half without clipping a single coupon. But, instead of shopping strategies, we want to introduce you to five relatively inexpensive kitchen tools that can save you thousands of dollars and lots of time too!
What’s at stake with Kitchen Savings?
When it comes to feeding a family, there is a lot of money at stake. The average family is spending $200 per person each month on groceries. That means that a family of four will spend nearly $10,000 on food this year!
Large expenses always present LARGER opportunities for savings—especially if you’re willing to think differently. Many of us could use this found money to pay off debt, reduce medical bills, save for a vacation, or accomplish some much-needed home improvements.
What if the tools we describe in this 5-week series could:
- Save you $6000 in the next 12 months?
- Could pay for themselves in a few months?
- And lastly, -savings you accumulated would continue year after year for the next 10 or 20 years?
Would you be interested? Come on, would you?
We’re not blowing smoke or selling snake oil; we’re talking about tools we’ve been using for many years and because we’ve used these tools, we’ve been able to keep our grocery budget about 66% lower than other families. And we’ve saved this money, paid off our homes, paid cash for cars . . . and really eaten well at the same time! Saving money on groceries and in the kitchen doesn’t mean a life of ramen noodles or deprivation. It’s just working smarter and reaping the benefits of saving better.
Let’s start with the least expensive tool and work our way up to some really big savings.
Spoonulas Help to Scoop It Out:
This simple tool won’t save you much money, but it will save you lots of clean-up time. The humble
The humble Spoonula is different from a spatula. Most rubber spatulas have straight edges, whereas Spoonulas are curved, creating a flexible scoop for quickly cleaning out pots, pans, bowls and jars of peanut butter, jelly, cans of soup and much more. But even more than the food savings, a Spoonula helps keep the environment cleaner with less food waste in the trash or down the drain and less soap and water used for cleanup.
But even more than the food savings, a Spoonula helps keep the environment cleaner with less food waste in the trash or down the drain and less soap and water used for cleanup.
There are different kinds of Spoonulas for different jobs:
- Small ones for small jobs – like cleaning out the inside of salad dressing bottles, peanut butter jars and canned foods. This 10 inch HIC spoonula is a great option.
- Larger ones for big pots. We have a set of white Pampered Chef spoonulas for cleaning out large pots of spaghetti sauce, soup and other meals we cook in our 8-quart Farberware pot. This particular one is heat resistant up to 650 degrees.
- High-Temperature Silicon ones for use in hotter location – like cooking onions, eggs, and frying foods. Check out these OXO Good Grips High Temp spoonulas (up to 600 degrees)
How Much Can You Save Using a Spoonula?
Annette uses her Spoonulas four to five times each day. We estimated that a Spoonula, costing between $4 and $10 (depending on size), saves us about $40 each year.
Check out Amazon’s selection of SpoonULas here.
We thought this was interesting—a listing of Amazon’s Best Selling Kitchen Utensils and Gadgets. SpoonUlas come in at #12
Check out the next blog in the series where we’ll talk about a simple tool that saved us more than $30,000 in a 20 years period . . . really $30,000 – you won’t believe how simple it is.
Have you ever used a SpoonULa? How have they saved you money and clean up time?
Check out the other posts in this series:
- Week 1: The Humble SpoonULa
- Week 2: $1000 Lunch Hack
- Week 3: $3400 Crock Pot
- Week 4: $500 Sliced Savings
- Week 5: $2000 Freezer Tool