Feed your family without breaking the budget this Thanksgiving

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Thanksgiving dinner will be less expensive this year.

According to the American Farm Bureau, the average cost of this year's feast for 10 is $49.12.

That's the lowest price since 2013.

The AFB said turkey is down two cents a pound.

Expect to save on milk, rolls and pie shells.

However, stuffing and pumpkin pie mix are more expensive this year.

On WECT News at Four, Delly Mellor from DellysDeals.com shared some money-saving tips for your holiday meal.

On your frozen turkey, Mellor found with the rewards card at each store, here's what you'll pay:

  • $0.47 per pound at Lowes Foods with $35.00 purchase on other items. (The best deal, according to Mellor)
  • $0.47 per pound at Food Lion with $35.00 purchase on other items AND turkey must be 10 lb. or higher.
  • $0.47 per pound at Harris Teeter with $40.00 purchase on other items.

For fresh Sweet Potatoes:

  • $0.29 per pound at Harris Teeter and Food Lion.
  • $0.38 per pound at Lowes Foods.

Find more at DellysDeals.com.

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