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How Cindy’s Family Eats Clean And Gluten Free On A Limited Budget

This post is from my series “The Great Grocery Budget Battle: Choose Your Weapon”.  Today I'm so pleased to be "chatting" with my friend Cindy, from  My Life as a Rinnagade. I love that she not only sticks to a limited food budget, but she does it while feeding her family whole and gluten free foods. Here's how she does it: I believe food is one of the most important things you can spend your money on and my family sacrifices in many ways in order to eat quality food. That being said, eating clean – and gluten-free – does not have to mean atrocious grocery bills. Successful shopping starts … Read More...

Food For The Trash Can

Another Free Resource to Help You Save Money!

**Editor's note: If you saw a similar post on this site  last week, I've changed the details. This book is now free for subscribers to this blog. Last week I had it free for subscribers to my other blog. ~~~~~~~ How many times have you gone to clean … Read More...

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Seasonal Meal Planning: Spring Menu

It's so good to be back here with you again. Did you notice I've been rather scarce lately? I didn't plan it that way, really. As you know, we've been packing and getting ready to move. I thought I had made it to a point of being able to leave the … Read More...

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15 Minute Super Nachos

  If you've been following along with my 15 Minute Meals series, you are aware that I'm in a very busy season of life. We put our house on the market and got two offers on the first day! Woo hoo! Now we have to do all that paper work, get inspections … Read More...

Week 3 Featured

15 Minute Meals: Week 3

  It’s Monday evening and I had wanted to get this week’s 15 minute meal plan out to you at least by this morning if not yesterday! I just know you’ve been sitting on the edge of your seat waiting for my next meal plan… and my big news. (Okay, … Read More...

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How Meaghan Saves Money By Clipping Coupons

Welcome to the third guest post in my series “The Great Grocery Budget Battle: Choose Your Weapon”. Today I’ve got Meaghan, from Cook. Craft.Love., sharing how she is saving money by clipping coupons but still buys healthy foods. Hello Eat Better, … Read More...

15 Minute Meals: Week 2

15 Minute Meals: Week 2

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve done weekly meal planning. I switched back to monthly meal planning after getting frustrated about how often I was skipping doing it weekly. It’s amazing how quickly a week goes by and it’s time to sit down and make … Read More...

Saving Money with Homemade Mixes

Save Money With Homemade Mixes

  Welcome to the second guest post in my series "The Great Grocery Budget Battle: Choose Your Weapon". Today I've got Susanne , The Hillbilly Housewife and Author of Homemade Mixes – Make It Yourself and Save sharing with you one of her money … Read More...

March Menu: Week 1

March Menu: 15 Minute Meals Week 1

If you’re a busy mom, you know that sometimes life comes at you fast, you get busy, and you have to adjust your plans and do things differently for a while. That time has come for me, and it’s messing with my meal planning system. I’ve got something in … Read More...

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How Kate Feeds Her Family of Ten on $500.00 a Month

This post is part of the series "The Great Grocery Budget Battle: Choose Your Weapon", in which we're exploring different ways to reduce your grocery bill. This week I've asked my friend Kate to come and share with you how she feeds her family of ten … Read More...

This is a smooth and creamy peanut butter pie that is made with real whipped cream (instead of fake "cream-like" substances).Takes a few minutes to make.

Smooth & Creamy Peanut Butter Pie

Yes, I have a thing against Cool Whip. Yes, this pie actually has a crust that my camera somehow missed. No... I didn't save you a piece. I'm sorry. It was too good. Even my family didn't get much of it. It was pretty amazing. The first thing I … Read More...

Lemon Greek Chicken-H

Oven Roasted Lemon-Greek Chicken

This. This is what took the stress out of my Sunday morning this week. I woke up knowing that this gorgeous Oven Roasted Lemon Greek Chicken was all prepared in the fridge and ready to pop into the oven. No worries about finding something to feed … Read More...

Cooking When It Works For Me: making a meal plan that keeps you on target.

How I Save Money By Cooking When It Works For Me

Meal Planning; most of us either love it or hate it. Some of us may not  love doing it, but we love the results. We recognize meal planning to be the best way to save money on food and to reduce late afternoon stress. But meal planning is more than … Read More...