Save money with the YP Grocery app!

After a hefty dentist bill for my son’s teeth, well the whole family needed cleanings and cavities filled so my husband told me that I need to watch spending as my son’s mouth cost us a small fortune.  I’m sure some of you have been in a similar situation.  With Thanksgiving this weekend I’ve been thinking how can I start saving money for our lavish feast where we celebrate our family and share our blessings as there is so much to be thankful for.
I recently had the opportunity to work with Yellow Pages. Well, you can now find everything and save paper by downloading the Yellow Pages app.  The YP mobile and tablet applications allow you to discover your local neighbourhood and make smarter decisions with the help of reviews, photos, videos, maps, and more information on your great local businesses. The YP app also features a gas finder, taking price, location, and service station information into account to find the best deals, in real time, on gas in your area.

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I personally like the YP Grocery app because I can create shareable grocery lists and browse the best deals from my favourite stores.  Plus I can keep all my loyalty cards in a virtual folder and more.  It’s home to 500+ flyers from 6,000+ stores across Canada, syndicating all the best deals from stores you already shop at, right to your phone.

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So right now, I’m looking for a turkey.  I enter the word turkey and I’m shown on the app that I have 9 deals to choose from.   I keep Thanksgiving dinner pretty simple.  My menu is Turkey with shallots and thyme, stuffing, mashed potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and gravy.  I’ve picked my usual stores that are close to me on the app, made my list and it looks like my best bet is to go Sobeys.  I add cream to my mashed potatoes and I can see that the prices are better No Frills than at my Sobeys(it’s $2.99 there compared to $1.97 at No Frills).  Because I need bread for stuffing I have 30 deals to choose from!   It looks like Sobeys has the better prices, although as I am browsing it looks like I may be better off going to Rexall as Wonderbread is only $1.99 which is great for stuffing.  Do I  really need to use $4.49 Artisanal bread from Sobeys?
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I refuse to pay full price now that I can use the YP Grocery app.  I am within walking distance to my favourite stores that I am almost mad at myself for not thinking of using the YP Grocery app sooner.  I always thought for some reason like couponing that it would take too much time.  At least I don’t have to cut the coupons out.  I can see the deals right there on my phone and ditch the junk mail.  If you’d like to save some loot, check Yellow Pages.    I have my list ready and stores in place to get all that I need for my signature Thanksgiving dinner.  

Wanna come over for Thanksgiving dinner?  We can dish about our favourite ways to save money or you can comment below and tell me! 

Disclosure: This post was in collaboration with YP Grocery. In exchange, I received perks of compensation and/or product. All opinions are always my own.

31 COMMENTS

  1. robin rue | 4th Oct 17

    What?? This is so awesome. How did I not know about this before? I am totally going to be using this going forward.

  2. Tomi C | 4th Oct 17

    Yes, I wanna come over for Thanksgiving dinner. *smile* Seriously though, thanks for sharing this app. I’m always looking for ways to save money on groceries without having to lug around a bunch of coupons.

  3. Terri Beavers | 4th Oct 17

    If there is one thing I love, it’s saving money on things I buy already. I can see how having this app can save me money on groceries. I’m off to check it out and download it.

  4. Sapphire Kharyzma | 4th Oct 17

    The YP Grocery App sounds like such an amazing innovation. Groceries are one of our most expensive monthly expenses. This sounds like such a life and money saver, thanks for sharing!

    • Mama Ash | 11th Oct 17

      You’re welcome! I can easily spend $500 a week on groceries!

  5. candy | 4th Oct 17

    This grocery store hasn’t come to our area yet maybe they will someday. Always great saving money and get great food.

  6. Pam | 4th Oct 17

    The YP Grocery app sounds like a great app. I like anything that can help me save some money.

  7. Cheryl | 4th Oct 17

    I’ve started researching grocery store apps, but I haven’t seen this one. I’ll have to check it out, I could definitely save a few dollars.

  8. Franc Ramon | 5th Oct 17

    We have an easy grocery app here and it’s really helpful. It’s nice that you get to save too with YP grocery app.

  9. Dwan | 5th Oct 17

    I had never heard of this app. I need to download it and check it out. I hate clipping coupons (always forget) so this would be super useful and a great way to save.

  10. Mimi Green | 5th Oct 17

    I had no idea the Yellow Pages were still around in any form. This is such a smart way to transition with the times.

  11. Anosa | 5th Oct 17

    It seems YP has come a long way and just about the best app I have seen of late. I love that it shows you deals you can have on products

  12. Lynn Woods | 6th Oct 17

    I haven’t heard of this app before. I’ll have to check it out. Anything to save me money is Great!

  13. Alison Braidwood | 6th Oct 17

    This is useful. I don’t use my smartphone to it’s full potential. This would definitely help with grocery bills.

  14. adriana | 6th Oct 17

    This app looks so helpful! Great way to save money – so important when you food shop – it’s so easy to spend a fortune and really not even realize it!

  15. lori galbraith | 6th Oct 17

    I love that you can find the best deals from your favourite stores with this app.

    • Mama Ash | 11th Oct 17

      Me too! I love the notices too that I get from my favourite shops.

  16. Wanda Tracey | 7th Oct 17

    This app looks amazing for saving me time and money.This is very important to me especially saving on food.Thanks for the introduction to money yp grocery app. 🙂

  17. Bailey | 7th Oct 17

    That’s great! I have a few apps that claim to do something similar but honestly are useless. I’ll have to try it!

  18. CL Chin | 7th Oct 17

    Another grocery app, I might have to check this out! I shop in clearance sections of my local stores because sometimes you can find items that they have no room for or are discontinued.

  19. sab Edwards | 7th Oct 17

    Well seeing how I drive 45km to get to the city to shop anyways, I will check this out

  20. Krista M | 9th Oct 17

    The ability to keep all my numerous rewards cards all in one place plus save money on groceries is awesome & so very useful! I need to get my mom using this as she gets her deals from just a small handful of flyers. It would blow her mind that this has access to 500+!

    • Mama Ash | 11th Oct 17

      I hope she likes it! I am always digging around for my loyalty cards so with that and hopefully, she won’t need “junk flyers” anymore.

  21. Laurie P | 10th Oct 17

    Hey this is great to know about!

  22. Judy Cowan | 11th Oct 17

    Going to have to download this app and check it out, sounds like it would be very helpful.

  23. Suzie B | 14th Oct 17

    I hadn’t heard of this app – it’s always helpful to save any amount of money whenever you can! It all adds up

  24. Joyce S | 14th Oct 17

    Wow, I never heard of this app before.. it is now downloaded on my phone!

  25. Betty S | 15th Oct 17

    I am going to check this app out right away. It will save me time and money

  26. nicky | 15th Oct 17

    This app looks so handy! Love saving money at the grocery store, as prices keep going up and up!

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