Five Reasons I Don’t Buy Groceries in Bulk

I am going to reveal my secret to saving money and keeping my kitchen organized that will shock the tightwad community to its core:  I don’t buy in bulk.  There are a few select items I buy in bulk, such as spices and yeast.  Both of these kitchen staples are much cheaper from community bins rather than individual packets or jars.  For the most part, though, I don’t like to buy mass quantities of food at the supermarket.  Here’s why.

 1. It costs more. Okay, sometimes you save big money by buying the bigger version of something. However, I have found that smaller packages of certain products are actually a better deal per pound. I always make sure to figure out the price per pound before buying the bigger package.