5 tips to save money on groceries


by Catherine Holland


Posted on February 21, 2012 at 12:16 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 21 at 12:21 PM

PHOENIX -- With gas prices on the rise and the economy still limping along, it;s more important than ever to save money where you can.

Nobody knows how to do this better that Toni House, author of "Save Your Money, Save Your Family."

House shared five tips for saving money on a typically big expense -- groceries.

1. Get in the right mindset

2. Eat first

3. Don't sacrifice quality

4. Zone shop

5. Calculate up

House also suggests taking advantage of stores' loyalty programs. They are free to join and signing up takes just a few minutes.

For more information, visit www.saveyourmoneysaveyourfamily.com.