Budget Friendly in Baltimore's Fell's Point - H & S Bakery Outlet

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Budget Friendly in Baltimore's Fell's Point

A few weeks ago I read a blog by Katerina Gasset entitled If You Are Struggling to Pay Your Bills You Need to Read This Post and it gave me pause for thought and I reblogged it. 

Today, in between appointments, I stopped at the H & S Bakery Outlet Store located at 1616 Fleet Street in Baltimore's Fell's Point neighborhood.  I shop here on a regular basis and fill my freezer and help keep my families food budget under control.  I shop for a family of 5, 4 adults and 1 growing pre-teen.  The store is open 6 days a week, closed on Sundays.  The store is open from 7:00 am until 5:30 pm.  There are parking meters in front of the store and a small parking lot to the west of the store.  The earlier you get there the better the selection, but they do keep the store very well stocked.  What really interests me and should be of interest to families struggling is the rack just as you enter the store where everything is priced at just 3 loaves for $1.  You read that right, three loaves of bread for just a buck.  Today, I got 3 loaves of high fiber bread for $1.  It didn't have the outer wrapper on it that labels the brand but the bread was fresh.  You can also usually get 3 loaves of Jewish Rye for $1.  The selection on the 3/$1 rack is varied and changes daily depending on production.

In the store there is a full selection of breads, bagels, english muffins, hotdog and hamburger buns, cakes, cookies and occasionally pies as well as potato chips, cereals and many other items. 

Today I spent just over $10.  I purchased 3 loaves of high fiber bread for $1, 2 loaves of potato bread for $1.89, 2 packages of 12 english muffins for $1.99, 2 packages of 6 everything bagels for $1.85, and 2 packages of 12 potato bread sandwich rolls (or hamburger buns) for $1.75.  This will last us quite a while now that school is out and my youngest son will not be taking his lunch daily.  I saved almost $25 today, approximately $650 a year.

For families who do have to pack a lunch you need to shop at this store.  You will save a lot over the course of the year.  Potato bread is normally priced at $2.89 per loaf and the bagels are normally 2/$5.  English muffins are $1.99 for a package of 6, if bought on sale.  The big saving today was the high fiber bread that is regularly priced at $3.89 a loaf.  The sandwich rolls will be great with the turkey burgers I have been making lately (by the way fresh ground turkey can be purchased at Walmart in Cockeysville for $1.79 a pound)!!

Saving money like this, you will be well on your way to saving money for a downpayment or keeping your household budget under control. 

If you are thinking of renting, buying or selling a home in Glen Burnie or in the Greater Baltimore area, give me a call today and we'll talk about the market conditions and what your home could possibly be worth in today's market place if you are thinking of selling.  You can save thousands by listing your home with Advance Realty Anne Arundel Inc..  If you are considering buying a home, there is no better time than now to buy.  The tax savings and wealth building a lone is worth the plunge into todays market.

In keeping with saluting our heroes, during 2010 Advance Realty Anne Arundel Inc is continuing to waive the  administrative fees for active duty military, retired military and the families of fallen military, as well as policemen, firemen and emt's.  If you enter into a contract by the New Year's eve Advance Realty Anne Arundel Inc. will waive the admin fee at settlement.  This is a $350 savings.  If you are thinking about buying or selling a home give Advance Realty Anne Arundel a call and receive full service real estate assistance from an experienced agent.  A well qualified agent is always available by phone at our office 7 days a week and we can be reached at 410-761-1550.

June Piper-Brandon, Broker - Advance Realty Anne Arundel Inc

 

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If you are thinking of buying or selling an home in  Maryland give us a call at 410-292-0100 or start your search here and we'll talk about the market conditions and what your home could possibly be worth in today's market place if you are thinking of selling. If you are considering buying a home, there is no better time than now to buy. The tax savings and wealth building alone is worth the plunge into todays market.  Remax New Beginnings and I are connected with some of the brightest and best real estate agents in the world and can assist with your move here in Maryland or anywhere in the United States or abroad.  Ask me how.

June Piper-Brandon ~ Associate Broker ~ CDPE, CIAS, ePro, MRP

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June, very nice post about a local business. It is good to see that these are still alive and doing well here in America...

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