Shopping list: tips and models to organize your home routine

Shopping list: tips and models to organize your home routine

Organizing your shopping list is a great way to save time, gain practicality and control household expenses. Whether for that first purchase for the home or for routine purchases, see the tips below and suggestions for making your own.

5 tips for organizing your shopping list

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A shopping list should include your family’s consumption needs and the demands of your home. And to help you manage the routine of the home, see the tips:

Leave the list in a visible place

Store your grocery list in an always visible place, like on the fridge door, so you can update it whenever you need it or when you notice something is missing from your pantry. This will also help you remember to take it with you when you go to the supermarket.

Make the menu of the week

By defining the menu of the week, with the main meals of the day, it is much easier to establish the items that cannot be missing from your shopping list. In addition to making everything more practical, you buy only what you will use and avoid waste and unnecessary expenses.

Organize categories

When making your list, divide the products into categories such as food, cleaning, hygiene, etc., so your shopping is much easier and you don’t waste time inside the supermarket.

Set the number of items

Look at the items you use the most in your home and how much you need for a certain period according to how often you shop. That way, you have better control of your pantry and reduce the risks of suffering from a lack or excess of some product.

Prioritize essentials

When making your list, give preference to writing down items that are really necessary and that you will certainly use on a daily basis, especially if money is short and the desire is to save. When organizing a couple’s list, for example, take into account the tastes of both and individual needs to consider what can’t be missed.

With all these tips, planning your routine is much simpler and you can optimize your shopping!

First shopping list

In the first purchase, it is essential to include from basic items for everyday life, to products that will help in the routine of maintenance and cleaning of the house, and that will not need to be purchased often. Write down all necessary items:

Grocery store

  • Rice
  • Bean
  • Oil
  • Olive oil
  • Vinegar
  • Sugar
  • Corn for popcorn
  • Flour
  • Baking powder
  • Oat
  • Cereals
  • Maize starch
  • Cassava flour
  • Tomato extract
  • Noodle
  • Grated cheese
  • Canned
  • canned
  • Cookies
  • snacks
  • Breads
  • Mayonnaise
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • cold cuts
  • Butter
  • Cream cheese
  • Jellies or pasty candies
  • Honey
  • salt
  • dry seasonings
  • spices

Fair

  • Eggs
  • vegetables
  • Vegetables
  • assorted vegetables
  • seasonal fruits
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Fresh herbs and spices

Butchery

  • steaks
  • Ground beef
  • Chicken meat
  • fish fillets
  • Bacon
  • hamburgers
  • sausages
  • sausages

Drinks

  • Coffee
  • teas
  • juices
  • yogurts
  • Milk
  • Chocolate milk
  • Mineral water
  • Soft drinks
  • Alcoholic beverages of your choice

personal hygiene

  • shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • soaps
  • Liquid soap
  • cotton swabs
  • Cotton
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Dental floss
  • mouthwash
  • toothbrush holder
  • Soap dish
  • bath sponge
  • Deodorant
  • dressings

Cleaning

  • Detergent
  • degreaser
  • dish sponge
  • Steel wool
  • cleaning brush
  • Bar soap
  • bucket and basin
  • Squeegee, broom, shovel
  • Cleaning cloths and flannels
  • Powder or liquid laundry detergent
  • Softener
  • Bleach
  • clothes basket
  • Large and small trash can
  • trash can for bathroom
  • toilet brush
  • Trash bags
  • Disinfectant
  • Glass cleaner
  • floor cleaner
  • multipurpose cleaner
  • Alcohol
  • furniture polish

utilities

  • Paper napkins
  • Paper towel
  • Aluminum paper
  • plastic bags for food
  • Paper movie
  • coffee filter
  • clothesline
  • preachers
  • Lamps
  • Matches
  • Candles
  • Stacks
  • Insecticide

Remember that you can adapt the list according to your needs and tastes, after all it is necessary to ensure that the house is ready and equipped to transform into a new home.

Basic shopping list

In everyday life, it is necessary to replace the basic items that are used daily or quite often in the routine of the house. See the list:

Grocery store

  • Sugar
  • Rice
  • Bean
  • Oil
  • Noodle
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Cookies
  • Breads
  • cold cuts
  • Butter

Fair

  • Eggs
  • vegetables
  • Potatoes
  • Carrot
  • Tomato
  • Onion
  • fruits

Butchery

  • Meat
  • Chicken

Drinks

  • Coffee
  • Cold drinks
  • yogurts
  • Milk

personal hygiene

  • shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant

Cleaning

  • Detergent
  • Liquid or powder soap
  • Softener
  • Bleach
  • multipurpose cleaner
  • Alcohol
  • Trash bags

utilities

  • coffee filter
  • Paper towel
  • Insecticide

This makes it easy to ensure the items you need are always on hand. Always check your cupboards and fridge before going to the supermarket and add whatever is missing. See also tips on how to organize the pantry and happy shopping!