Understandably, there is nothing better than dining outside of your own home. No dishes, no mess and no time spent preparing. All factors that make cooking a long and exhausting mission and a half but the one difference is that eating out is way more expensive economically.
With that being said, if one is in a situation where the money is running tight, it is suggested that they stay home and cook their own meal. Now, in order to spend less money at the grocery store, there are tricks to the method. Some include writing down your essential items, planning meals around what one already has in their home or just getting specific items at certain times (buy one get one, sales, etc.).
When using these tricks, the grocery store bill will end up being lower than usual and way less than any check at a restaurant. This is not suggesting that one stops dining out completely it is just informing society on the benefits of eating at home.
If one gets bored eating at home, just switch it up and make dinner themed. There is nothing better than a homecooked Taco Tuesday!