Diary of a Network Geek

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8/29/2008

Ultimate Grocery List

Filed under: Advice from your Uncle Jim,By Bread Alone,Criticism, Marginalia, and Notes,Life Goals,Personal,Red Herrings — Posted by the Network Geek during the Hour of the Tiger which is terribly early in the morning or 5:31 am for you boring, normal people.
The moon is Waning Crescent

I love lists!

No, really, I love making lists. Lists help me make sure that I’m not missing anything, whether it’s an important step in a process or an essential ingredient for dinner. Now, I’m trying to be healthy, so I make a grocery list before I got shopping for two reasons. First, I’m copying from the Men’s Health Grocery List, which is all healthy. Second, it helps keep me from allowing binge items into my cart. If I can stick to the list, I can keep the super-yummy cupcakes with that wonderful whipped-lard frosting out of my pantry when I’m feeling lonely, which somehow translates to being hungry. Sorry, I got a little distracted there.

So, as I was writing, I love lists, in particular lately, grocery lists. Naturally, I was excited when I saw the SmarterFitter Blog Grocery List Template for Healthy People. It’s available in both PDF and Excel format and covers most everything. Well, everything except meat. You’ll have to add that in yourself, but everything else is mostly covered in this fairly comprehensive grocery list template. And, if you grab the Excel version, it’s very easily customized to fit your personal habits and preferences.


Advice from your Uncle Jim:
"The fact that no one understands you doesn't make you an artist."

2 Comments

  1. I’m also a list person. I also like to dabble in the post-it notes too. This is very clever…the internet is awesome 🙂

    Comment by Jenn — 8/30/2008 @ 12:40 am

  2. Hey there, glad you like the template! And thank you very much for sharing it. Good luck avoiding the whipped lard. 😉

    Comment by monica — 8/30/2008 @ 8:25 am

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