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Bananas, cheese, salad (we can get a huge tub of organic spring mix cheaper than a small bag of non-organic at the grocery store), fruit, orange juice, milk, butter, eggs, and broth. We don't eat a ton of canned goods, but canned beans and canned tomatoes are a good deal there too. Our biggest saver is gas. We probably save enough $$ on gas at Costco to pay for our membership each year.
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Man, this makes me want to go to Costco! Our Sam's membership is set to expire next month and we have no plans to renew it, and I hope to convince DH to go over to Costco instead. I think the contact lenses might be the selling point!

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cheese of all kinds, peanut butter, olive oil, canned crab, nutella, sprouted grain bread. we decided it's not really worth it anymore, but will go with relatives a couple times a year.

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Originally Posted by Amys1st View Post
Do you go to the oakbrook one or the bloomingdale one?? I have to check the liquor next time. I dont see any great deals on the beer but the wine is usually not bad.
Amy, sorry for the long wait on a reply, I haven't been back in awhile.

Anyway, I go to the Oakbrook one. I agree the beer isn't that great of a deal. I don't usually buy the wine either (but would if I were entertaining). I have membership to a local wine shop and receive 2 bottles a month. I buy cheaper wine at Trader Joe's (not $2 chuck) or sometimes even a few box wines. I think they are underrated.

BUT, the price on Sky Vodka & Dewars can't be beat! Check it out!


p.s. It is nice to see someone from the neigborhood. From your posts, I don't think you live that far from me.
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