It’s an unavoidable task – in order to survive, we must eat and in order to eat, we must grocery shop. In the US, consumers make an average of 1.5 trips to the grocery store per week (per household). Occasionally you’ll meet someone who doesn’t mind grocery shopping or even describes liking it. But for most people it’s a chore. According to Consumer Reports, the top 3 most hated aspects of grocery shopping include too few checkouts open, congested aisles, and limited choices. Stores WITH plenty of open checkouts, clear aisles, and lots of choices are more enjoyable to shop at. Here are 10 additional tips that will help make grocery shopping less stressful (and maybe even enjoyable).