Glass Bowls Provide Lunch Values
Having Glass Bowls so you can bring leftovers for lunch, is the second of our Kitchen Tools series. It will empower you to save thousands of dollars on your food budget.
Why glass bowls? 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! And using glass bowls for lunch can help slash these numbers.
Here’s our second grocery “tool” that will save you lots of money, year after year.
Glass Bowls to Pack Up Your Lunch
Some people call them “leftovers,” we choose to look at them as pre-cooked meals and money in the bank. If you invest in a $10 set of Pyrex bowls with lids you could save enough money to start a college savings account for your kids!
Having a set of 3 small glass bowls will allow you to pack up leftovers after dinner and take them for lunch the next day.
If you can’t bring yourself to eat the same food two days in a row, freeze the meal in the bowl and bring it a couple of days later.
Steve did this almost every day for 20 years and we saved more than $30,000. And Annette had lots of recipe requests for the delicious smelling meals.
Savings: If the average lunch costs about $7, bringing a meal to work three times each week would save you $1000 every year. That would be a nice addition to any college savings account.
If you brought your lunch every day for 50 weeks, you would save: $1750 compared to eating lunch out every day.
That would be a nice addition to any college savings account.
Watch for next week’s Wednesday blog where we’ll talk about a hot little tool that could save you $3400 in the next 12 months.
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
For more ways to save money on food, consider our second book, Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half.