Appreciate the suggestions. I remember the strawberries were ok in price, but I get better at local store. Didn’t check canned goods too closely, but I think that was an issue I had before. I did see a great price on PB, but the tub was too big. We go through PB like crazy, but my fridge would be maxed out with an 80oz jar (and we by adams and stirring that amount would be tedious…)
I am a big Trader Joe’s shopper, but they certainly don’t carry everything we need.
I buy brown sugar there, frozen chicken breasts, hamburger and hot dog buns, milk, carrots, lettuce (we eat a lot of salad). And for us the discount on gas is worth it. We live in an area that had high gas prices.
As far as staying away from…..I would say canned goods in general. Most of the time I can get them cheaper with a coupon at Fred Meyer (Kroger) or at Winco. I love their fruits but most of the time they are more expensive that other stores. The exception to that is bananas and pineapples.Watermelons too when in season.