A couple of weeks ago after shopping and trying to put away the food...I became ashamed of the overflow. It's one thing to be 'prepared and another to be wasteful, kwim? When did this happen to me?? Realizing we had become wasteful and spending way too much on groceries, I am deterined to use up alot of the 'overages' and get my pantry and freezer in better shape. I think we generally spend about 800 -1000 a month on groceries :shame: I know absolutley crazy! My goal this month is to cut it half. Anyone else there do this? Anyone have tips for reducing the overflow?