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Buying a budget-friendly feast for Thanksgiving
Times staffer attempts to spend less than $60
All of the ingredients for a Thanksgiving meal for four cost less than $60 at J&J Foods thanks to discounts, sales and coupons. Ingredients ranged from a store-brand frozen turkey and box mixes for biscuits and pie crust to fresh potatoes, celery, an onion and bread for side dishes.
As Thanksgiving approaches, many consumers are awaiting the Black Friday deals. But for those living on a tight budget, finding bargains on food for the feast is more important. Therefore, The Times asked a couple of North Georgia experts, consulted online websites and went shopping to compile a Thanksgiving meal for four people for $60 or less.