TIP #63: Create a Before to go Shopping list

I am not saying do the shopping list before you get to the groceries. I am saying had one that you can check. That contain the items you are constantly buying, so before you leave to do groceries, you can check.
Nothing worse that come back from the store and discover that you forgot to get beans or toilet paper and then you need to do a second trip. It is not only extremely frustrating but honestly, most of us don’t have that amount of time to waste. This is not a list to bring to the groceries, this is a list to make sure, you are not going to forget anything before you get to the store.
Toilet Paper, Klennex, Kids Juice Box, Kids Milk Box, Milk, Eggs, Vitamins…
I have a list that include the Veggies, Babies Stuff, Cleaning Supplies, Food in General, Freezer Stuff, Bathroom Stuff, Pets…
Once a week, I open this list and walk around the house to make sure I will not need anything that it is on that list in the next week of two. Then simply add it to the shopping list.
i.e. I used to be the person that for a couple of mornings, every once in a while curse the fact that my deodorant was almost gone and I need it to stop on the store. I know I always one extra. When I am doing this review, if the extra is not in the closet, I add it to the grocery list, but the trigger many times is this checklist.

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Augusto Pinaud

Augusto Pinaud es Coach de Tecnología de Productividad Bilingüe, Especialista en Nozbe Teams. Augusto trabaja con dueños y gerentes de pequeñas empresas, ejecutivos y profesionales en productividad, tecnología y mejora de procesos utilizando una variedad de tecnologías de productividad.