Nobody would just throw money in the garbage, but that is essentially what we do every time we waste food. According to one study, the average American spends $1,300 on food that ends up in the garbage.
DO THIS TODAY: Plan your meals for a week. Choose meals based on items on hand that need to be eaten. Make a list of all the ingredients you still need and “shop” for needed items in the fridge, freezer and pantry BEFORE you hit the grocery store.