Ways to Save Money on Groceries {A Series Recap}

This past month we’ve been talking about ways to save money on groceries. Did you miss a post? Here’s the recap…

How to Save Money on Groceries {A Series Recap} | Good Cheap Eats

Grocery spending is one budget item that we can work hard to control and see savings. This past month, we’ve been talking about different ways that we can save money on groceries.

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5 Boxed Foods You Can Make Yourself

Store-bought is not always better. You can make these five things easily (and better) at home. 5 Boxed Foods You Can Make Yourself

We live in an age of convenience, so much so, that sometimes we forget that we can actually make some of those boxed foods that we usually pick up at the store. Oftentimes, it’s cheaper to make our own than to go for the store-bought version. Better yet, our homemade version can be healthier too depending on our ingredient choices.

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Use Marked-Down Holiday Chocolate

Used Marked Down Holiday Candy for Baking - When a holiday has come and gone, snap up that holiday-themed candy on sale! Use that in your baking instead of pricier baking chocolate.

When a holiday has come and gone, snap up that holiday-themed candy on sale! Use that in your baking instead of pricier baking chocolate. In just a couple days parents everywhere will be raiding their kids’ candy stash. Don’t lie; I know you do it. My kids know that all Twix and Heath bars are my […]

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5 Fall Fruit Recipes to Enjoy All Season Long

5 Fall Fruit Recipes to Enjoy All Season Long | Good Cheap Eats

Buy in-season produce to enjoy better tastes and lower prices all season long. Fall is probably my favorite time of year. It’s cool enough to wear pretty sweaters and jeans, but still warm enough not to chill the bones. Plus, the fall produce season is amazing! I definitely prefer fall food. Apples, pumpkins, pomegranates, pears, […]

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Be Prepared for Cold & Flu Season

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Don’t get slammed by extra expenses when cold or flu hits. Plan now to save on those grocery expenses. Murphy’s Law states that if the grocery budget is tight this month, then someone (or all the ones) will get sick and you’ll need to go drop fifty bucks on orange juice, vitamin C, and other flu […]

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Freezer Cooking Will Help You Save Money On Groceries

Freezer cooking is a great way to reduce your grocery spending. You might spend a chunk at one time, but it will save you over the course of the month. The 411 from Good Cheap Eats.

Freezer cooking is a great way to reduce your grocery spending. You might spend a chunk at one time, but it will save you over the course of the month. Here’s how: About 18 years ago I heard a radio program about once-a-month-cooking. I was married without children, but I worked a full day job […]

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Fall Snacks for Kids to Love

Fall Snacks for Kids to Love - Kids are always snacking. It helps the budget if you

Kids are always snacking. It helps the budget if you’ve got some good cheap, seasonal snacks to provide them with. It would seem that kids are always hungry: breakfast, 2nd breakfast, elevensies, luncheon…. Oh wait! Is that hobbits or kids? Same thing, really. While three (or more) good meals are a great base, a healthy […]

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Use Flavorful Cheeses So You Can Use Less

Use Flavorful Cheeses - Enjoy your favorite foods, but find ways to stretch them in order to save money.

Enjoy your favorite foods, but find ways to stretch them in order to save money. I am a huge cheese ball. I mean cheese fan. I would probably live on cheese if my body and my budget allowed me. It’s probably one of my biggest weaknesses at the grocery store. Chocolate doesn’t entice me, but […]

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5 Favorite Quick Fall Fixes

5 Favorite Quick Fall Fixes - Quick-fix meals can bridge the gap between hunger and a pricy meal out on the town. Try one of these favorite fall fixes.

Quick-fix meals can bridge the gap between hunger and a pricy meal out on the town. Try one of these favorite fall fixes. I think that one of the biggest detriments to our grocery budgets is the desire for immediate gratification, also manifesting itself as hanger, in our house. If you’re hungry, it’s just so […]

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Time is Money: How to Save Both at the Grocery Store

Time is Money: How to Save Both at the Grocery Store: Feeling busy and hassled? Hanger coming on? Consider how you can save time and money at the grocery store and still eat well.

Feeling busy and hassled? Hanger coming on? Consider how you can save time and money at the grocery store and still eat well. We are all so busy, aren’t we? I recently reconnected with my cousin Kelly. After writing about the English Muffin Bread, I knew I needed to make a penpal attempt. It was […]

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