Impulse Buys

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primal stripsSometimes I can walk into a grocery store and stick to my list. Other times, I go in for a bag of greens and some peanut butter and walk out $40 poorer. Once in a while, though, I plan for those impulse buys, telling myself, “Okay, if they have x, I’ll get it, even though I don’t need it.” On yesterday’s grocery run, “x” just so happened to be Primal Strips. After trying these at the Newport Folk Festival, I made a mental note to try some other flavors. So hey. Guess we’ll see…

What are some of your typical impulse purchases at the grocery store? 

4 thoughts on “Impulse Buys

    “But it was on sale…” | Keeping It Real Food said:
    September 14, 2013 at 2:39 pm

    […] Going back to the topic of impulse buys… […]

    Fig and Ginger Chia Seed Jam | Keeping It Real Food said:
    September 21, 2013 at 6:48 pm

    […] Latest Impulse buy: figs. I was walking down the street yesterday when I happened upon a fruit cart with some gorgeous figs. $3 a box. Sure, why not? Maybe I’d roast some to throw in salads or on top of breakfast or grab before an early-morning workout. […]

    Pumpkin Things | Keeping It Real Food said:
    October 12, 2013 at 2:55 pm

    […] things at Trader Joe’s right now! And so many more to try…I allowed myself a few impulse buys yesterday afternoon on my after-work grocery run. Can’t wait to give these a […]

    Coffee and Cocoa Fix « Keeping It Real Food said:
    February 18, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    […] about before, to keep my grocery spending in check without feeling deprived, I allow myself one impulse buy when I go to the store, if I want it. The other day while grabbing some things for the week at […]

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