One way to save money is to make sure that you know what food you have stored in your house. Go through all of your food storage areas: the refrigerator, the freezer, the pantry, the cabinet, etc. Know what you have and get rid of food that is no longer edible or that your family will not use. This food can be composted, or donated, or any other options you have available. If there is food that is dying in the back of your refrigerator, you need to know about it. Cleaning out your food storage areas before each grocery shopping trip helps you to be completely aware of what items are needed for your food consumption.