Grocery Geek, December Week 4

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Here’s how we shopped the week of Christmas. There’s still money in the budget — and food in the cupboards. A good place to be! Sometimes I surprise myself. Like this week. When I only went grocery shopping once. Okay, I walked into a second store, but my mom paid and it was just over […]

Grocery Geek: December Week 3

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Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m grocery shopping and feeding eight people on the cheap. This was a hard week for me, health-wise, so bear with me if I didn’t get great pictures. We survived. I didn’t follow my meal plan worth a darn, but we didn’t eat take-out except on Sunday night, […]

Grocery Geek: December Week 2

Grocery Geek | Good Cheap Eats

This is my Grocery Geek report for the second week of December. I was able to shop once and eat all week. Yay! I didn’t really think I could do it. Shop for the whole week without multiple trips to the store. Not only would that take amazing feats of organization, planning, and shopping, but […]

Grocery Geek

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I’m such a grocery geek! Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m grocery shopping and feeding eight people on the cheap. Hello grocery fans! Everyone’s favorite reality show is back! After months of fatigue and health-related issues, I’m hoping that I can get back in the swing again of sharing our grocery […]

Frozen Chicken Tenders & Why You Should Buy Them

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Frozen chicken tenders from Trader Joe’s look like they’d be nothing special. But, they get my nomination for best ingredient of the year. Here’s why. I was once a skeptic. My sister suggested that I buy frozen chicken tenders from Trader Joe’s. I thought she was nuts. Until I tried them. Then I was hooked. […]

Grocery Shortcuts to Help You Make Dinner Quickly

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Grocery shortcuts can help you bridge the gap between a busy schedule and the desire to eat well. They can also help you make dinner quickly. In case you didn’t know, I’m a regular writer for one of my favorite sites, The Kitchn. I love what they do there and their mission to help people live […]

Frugal Foodie Wins and Losses

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Did you save money on groceries this week? Tell us your Frugal Foodie Wins and Losses. Well, I’m sad to say, I didn’t do much in the way of Frugal Foodie-ism this week. It was a busy, but homebound week for the most part. It’s Friday, and I’m hot and tired. Summer, please go away! […]

Frugal Foodie Adventures

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Ready to talk turkey? How are YOU saving money on food costs? Here are my Frugal Foodie Adventures: I feel like the week just passed before my eyes. The weather was cooler; we even had rain. I wasn’t melting in a puddle all week long, which was a welcome change. I also was a major […]

Frugal Foodie Efforts This Week

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How did you save money on food this week? The Frugal Foodie is my report on how we worked to save money on food and still eat well. From the sounds of it, everyone enjoyed last week’s inaugural Frugal Foodie Efforts. It’s like a mash-up of Grocery Geek and Pantry Challenge, without the need for […]

Frugal Foodie Efforts This Week

Our Frugal Foodie Efforts This Week

Let’s talk turkey. Or at least how we saved money on food this week. I am paid a small amount in advertising fees when you make a purchase through affiliate links in this post. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Saving money on food costs doesn’t just happen at the grocery store. It happens […]