Grocery stores are offering a slew of time and money-saving incentives including free shipping offers for online orders and an ever-expanding catalog of mobile apps and deals.

Money Saving Apps:  Your grocery store probably has an app that can help you shop smarter and save more when you buy everday essentials.  If you have a smart phone, download your local grocery store. 

CardStar:  CardStar holds all your store savings cards and gets you automatic coupon discounts, too.  Available for Android, BlackBerry, iPad , and IPhone.

Grocery Smarts Coupon Shopper:  This app matches store circulars--for CVS, Rite-Aid, Target, Walgreens, and Wal-Mart--with manufacturer coupons and tallies your savings so that you'll know where to shop.  Available for Android

Pushpins:  Quickly find coupons and nutrition data for every item on your list with this easy-to-use app.  Push notifications warn you when coupons are about to expire.  Available for iPad and iPhone.

Give them a try...and have fun with them.  Saving money grocery shopping sometimes  is tough, maybe it'll help!