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You know how much I love a good Pantry Challenge, right? Well, a few weeks ago Becky Worley, a reporter for Good Morning America, contacted me and asked me to advise her on how to have a successful pantry challenge. I flew up to her home in Oakland last week where we raided her cupboard and […]

Tips for a Successful Pantry Challenge

Tips for a Successful Pantry Challenge

Looking for ways to save money on groceries? The answer may lie in your pantry cupboards, fridge, and freezer. Have you overbought? Time to use it up! Last month our family did a Pantry Challenge. We focused on using up what we had first and then supplementing with fresh items like dairy, eggs, and produce. […]

Pantry Challenge Minestrone

Pantry Challenge Minestrone

Mix up a pot of this quick and easy minestrone from simple kitchen staples. It’s the perfect answer to a cold and blustery day.

What You Can Learn from a Pantry Challenge

What You Can Learn from a Pantry Challenge

A Pantry Challenge can save you money, but did you know that it can save you money, time, and worries longterm?

2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Twenty-Eight

pizza night pantry

This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We’re focusing on using up what we have in order to save money and time as well as to reduce waste. Whew! We made it! It’s been a long time since we did a 4-week Pantry Challenge on Good Cheap Eats. It wasn’t easy, was […]

2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Twenty-Seven

celebrating 52 birthday

This is my second to last Pantry Challenge post until July. Squee! Or, well, you know what I mean.

We are thrilled to be nearing the challenge and even more thrilled to know that we saved over $600 this month.

2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Twenty-Six

Pot Pie

The triumph of the day was finding two rosemary and pork sausages in the freezer to make a pot pie for dinner.

2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Twenty-Five

Im-Taking-Pantry-Challenge

This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We’re focusing on using up what we have in order to save money and time as well as to reduce waste. Sorry. Again no picture. It was a weird day. I slept in, took a 90 minute nap in the afternoon, and I’m ready to go […]

2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Twenty-Four

Chicken Noodle Stirfry

I really am quite pleasantly surprised that we’re already to day 24 without too much carnage. In fact, today was quite tasty!

Pantry Challenge Update: Week Three

We are in the home stretch, people! Week Three is done. Whew! I’m so glad. Our pantry is looking pretty sparse. Pasta is gone; rice is gone; most of the beans are gone. The big freezer is emptied and unplugged. Only one week to go! This last week is kinda crazy. I’m not quite jumpy […]