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Moving to a new place means discovering a new area surrounding FSU apartments, including retail shops, entertainment spots and the best places to stock up on groceries. Many FSU apartments come with refrigerators, freezers and spacious cabinets, giving you plenty of space to store your food and keep track of your purchases. Whether you want to be more efficient at shopping for yourself or need a plan for managing groceries with your new roommates, this guide will give you a few tips on saving money and keeping track your food.
What are some familiar grocery shops in the area?
FSU apartments are next to several familiar grocery stores, including Publix, Wal-Mart, Target and Whole Foods. The Wal-Mart closest to FSU is a Supercenter, which means a huge stock of groceries and other convenient services, like a hair salon, optical store and tire/oil changes. If you have many errands to run at once, a Wal-Mart Supercenter is a useful resource to have just a few minutes away from home. The closest Target is not a SuperTarget but still has plenty of great weekly deals on groceries. Publix, however, can be a good option for more obscure and special flavors of items, including larger stocks of organic items. If you are specifically looking for organic and specialty groceries, Whole Foods and Trader Joe's on Thomasville Road can meet most of your grocery needs.
International Grocery Shops near FSU apartments
Love shopping for international delicacies and treats? FSU apartments are close to a few popular international grocery shops. New Seoul Oriental Market is a small but well-stocked Korean market that offers a range of Asian specialty goods. Items include essential Asian groceries and ingredients for cooking, candies, chocolates, imported snacks, refrigerated drinks and lots of candy! Other great shops include Morales Grocery Store (South Monroe Street), which is stocked full of favorite Mexican/Central American ingredients, such as Picamas, Tajin, Tamarindo and Rosa de Jamaica, and a large produce section. Apna Bazar International Grocery on Mahan Drive features a vast selection of Indian groceries, as well as Halal meat and freshly-baked baklava.
How do I keep track of my grocery shopping in FSU apartments?
If you're new to living on your own or cooking for yourself or others, you may make the mistake of over or understocking on groceries. This can lead to forgotten items with expired dates or food waste until you get used to the amount of food you need. Make a grocery checklist before heading to the store and try to stick to it with only minor variations. Before you go grocery shopping, take a quick inventory of your stock, making note of what you already have and throwing out any expired items. This can prevent over-spending and buying things you may not need or have enough time to eat. Shopping for two? This Eating Well article may be helpful when trying to plan your shopping trips. Tupperware in a range of sizes are a great investment for storing leftovers and other perishable foods in your refrigerator or freezer. For more tips on organization your kitchen, read through this helpful guide on our page.