Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Grocery List Free Printable

I have to be honest. I used to like grocery shopping. It was my time away by myself to regain sanity and get the food that we needed. I was able to sneak in a Diet Coke and a Snickers bar in the car on the way home. (okay so maybe it was a king size...don't judge...)

But lately I've started to really detest my shopping trips. I'm so unorganized and flustered and can never remember what I need to get. Mainly because my mind is too focused on the quilty things I'd rather be doing, or the blogs I'd rather be reading. So I decided to do something about it.

I've started recently trying to coupon. Now I'm likely not the best at it, and I don't think I ever will be. But in the process of doing this I began writing out a shopping list each time I went...which helped a little...at first... It's just time consuming in the process, and a little unorganized at the store. I'd find myself by the milk one minute, running to the other side of the store for hotdogs, and then back by the milk for the yogurt and cheese.

So I scoured the internet for an organized shopping list. I couldn't find one that worked for me. They either had too many bells and whistles or were as unorganized as my hand written ones. So I tinkered around in Excel for a while this morning and out popped this:

I know a lot of you struggle with the same thing, and would rather be crafting, blogging, spending time with your kids, so maybe this will help you guys out too. I left the boxes without lines because my lists are scrawled in a hurry and if I had to write neatly on the lines, I would spend way too much time on it. I left a note section for things to write down while you're shopping. Such as "post office, dry cleaner, get gas" etc. One paper, one stop (almost) shopping.

And because I love you guys so much, I decided to make it a free printable!

Click here to download. Please don't resell, or claim credit on this free printable, and it is for personal use only.

Enjoy guys, and let me know what you think of it!


The Rosenau's said...

Thanks for sharing i'll be printing a couple of these!

Heather said...

This is exactly what I have been looking for. Thanks so much!

Is said...

Hi Amber, stopping by from Delicately Constructed link party. That list is great! Thanks for sharing.
Greetings from Spain

Inspire Me Heather said...

Thanks, very clever and handy too!

Jill said...

Great idea Amber - and so nice of you to make it available for us all to use!

Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a fabulous week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success

Six Sisters said...

This is such a great idea! Anything to cut time at the grocery store and not forget anything on my list!!! Thanks so much for joining us on "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We loved having you and hope to see you back next Saturday with more great ideas! -The Sisters

Marriage from Scratch said...

Great list! I’d love for you to come link this post up at From Scratch Friday (live now on the blog!).


CAS said...

This looks like a good idea. I'm always looking for an easier way to make my grocery list. Thanks for sharing!

Kristen said...

Thank you. I'm printing one out right now to put it on the kitchen table with a pencil to fill in as the week goes by. I think it may help!

Paula said...

I feel the same way about grocery shopping! This is such a great idea and I'd love if you shared it at our linky party! http://housewivesofriverton.blogspot.com/2012/02/riverton-housewives-round-up-4.html