To manage a household with all of its obligations, so some planning skill requires. The combination of housework, shopping, job and possibly child care easily manages all. Just a week pending purchases bring a fairly large potential of stress if they are not based on a meaningful preparation and implementation. If you believe, with a shopping “on good luck” really make sense and stress-free to live, is therefore mostly wrong and is far too often in too crowded shops. Even the most important ingredients for dinner, then missing after shopping the stress is pre-programmed. Fortunately but more order and structure can be also in the own shopping routine in the blink of an eye. The five following tips bring everything back in the slot.
Lists make life easier
What are ToDo lists in the Office and guest lists at a family celebration, are shopping lists in the management of a household. Simply irreplaceable. Therefore it is worth to include at least half an hour prior to every purchase and to record all necessary things. A help can be if a complete meal plan for the next seven days is situated at the beginning of a week. You can then already very well fill the shopping list based on the recipes. In addition, the person in charge by the House or the apartment should go and look for shampoo bottles, detergent boxes and other things that newly filled or must be replaced in the near future. Who would have slightly less stress when you create a shopping list, can easily grow them in everyday life. For this, blocks that Central hang himself or drop can be suitable according to haushaltstipps.com. Big boards look nice though, can however not to be included in the supermarket. So, the entire list just before the shopping should be depreciated once again.
Bn shopping helps a well structured list. (Source: miradeshazer (CC0 license) / pixabay.com)
With regard to the structure of a shopping list, so these should be designed after the popular traditional supermarkets. Because fruits and vegetables mostly just behind the entrance, they are top entered on the shopping list. All other foods such as meat, pasta, rice or spices also fall well in groups. This prevents an aimless wandering around in the supermarket, where often much time is lost.
Clever plan shopping trips
Often, food and other goods, a single supermarket alone does not stand on the shopping list. Therefore several shops must be controlled at the weekly shopping trip. Even if reducing the number of individual shopping trips in Germany and the trend move a report from impulse.de to the one-stop-shopping, buy one at a time many customers in several shops. Here, it is important to plan the order of business. A store, in which fresh meat or frozen products to be purchased should be mainly in the summer at the end of the shopping trip. The person responsible can get safely drug paraphernalia and heat-resistant goods at the shopping round. This reduces the time pressure while shopping.
Create inventories, less likely to buy a
Setting up a supply closet is one of the most important tips on the way to the stress-free household. Many foods have a relatively long shelf life expiration date and can be kept therefore also over several months. Larger amounts of pasta, rice, legumes, drinks or even spices and unopened canned shopping then the best women and men, if they are currently on sale. This saves money and allows shorter fall shopping list in the near future. In addition, it is also possible to prepare a spontaneous meal if too little time to shop with a well-stocked pantry.
A structured and the well-stocked pantry simplifies the regular shopping. (Source: jarmoluk (CC0 license) / pixabay.com)
In the pantry, the apartment owners hang a small list of the best, which shows the current inventory. Always taking something off the shelves, the person noted that on the paper. So, you can avoid the sudden lack of basic foodstuffs.
In modern homes, it is now common that cares not only one person to the regular purchases. To minimize the burden of all members of the family, at least men and women divided fair the errands. So could the man in the future care shopping harder drinks, or pass on the way home from work at the butcher and pick up ingredients for dinner. The purchasing work is divided depending on the time and family situation as fair. This not only ensures less stress when shopping, but can create a relaxed atmosphere in the family. No one feels, with the purchases and the budget down potential dispute issues do not arise. This is an important point on the way to an effective stress reliever.
Don’t buy it at peak times
There are times, to which many people especially like to shop. This is mostly determined by the General everyday design. Peak hours in supermarkets are therefore especially the after work time between 16 and 17, as well as the morning between ten and eleven o’clock. Who want to buy in peace without having to share a course with several people and are behind on a long snake, you should avoid these times. A live view of the current opening hours of supermarkets nearby helps with planning of purchasing outside peak hours.
In empty hallways of the weekly shopping succeed far more stressful. (Source: ElasticComputeFarm (CC0 license) / pixabay.com)
So, supermarkets are especially empty in the early morning and late evening experience. The market opens at 7 A.m., the weekly shopping may be done like already at half past seven. And no time left in the morning, worth going to a supermarket which is open until 22.00 in the evening. The shopping between 20 and 22 should offer the probably most relaxing shopping experience.