30 Ways In 30 Days – Shopping Aware - Day 13

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The other day I was making Paleo cookies and my mom asked, “What is that sound?”  I replied, “Oh, that is just the cookie pan warping…”  Well, thanks to my mom, I soon realized that it is simply time for a new cookie sheet and a few new turners/spatulas.  My response in these situations is automatic – Ross and TJ Maxx.  Why?  Because I know that I can find high quality kitchen products for much less than I would spend in a large department store.  The Farberware turner I purchased at TJ Maxx for $2.99 – the same turner retails for $8.09 on Amazon.  That is a savings of ~ $5 on just 1 of the items I purchased.  Give one of these stores a try next time you are in need of cooking utensils, you will save BIG!