If you are interested in making a huge dent in this baby budget line item, we recommend you make your own baby food. Now don't laugh, roll your eyes, or start trembling at the thought of cooking -- most people find it surprisingly simple and quick to make baby food.
Homemade baby food will cost less than $100, saving your family up to a whopping $500! And before you ask "but who has the time?", think about using the tried and true ice cube tray method of making baby food. It will take only 30 minutes per week! There are not many things you can do in 30 minutes a week to save hundreds of dollars.