Grocery shopping may be a time-consuming chore, but according to money site Credit.com, you can score a number of free services at many stores. Credit.com editor Constance Brinkley-Badgett points out that while stores don’t exactly advertise these free services, they’ll usually offer them in the name of customer service. For example, if the store has a flower section, they likely also have a florist on staff who will arrange your bouquet for you. I’ve experienced this myself. When buying flowers for a friend’s birthday, the florist at my local Ralph’s store offered to arrange them for me. It probably helped that the store wasn’t terribly crowded, but either way, it was a useful service. Brinkley-Badgett adds that many grocers will sharpen your knives for you, too: Did you know the butcher at your local grocery store will very likely sharpen your knife for you? For free? It’s true. All you have to do is ask. It’s best to do this early in the morning right after the store opens and the meat counter isn’t terribly busy. You can just drop off your knives, do your shopping and pick the knives up on your way out. Pro tip: Buy some inexpensive… Read full this story
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