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Real Food We Love: Florida Crystals Organic Sweeteners

Real Food Products We Love - Florida Crystals Sugar

While I think we should keep our sugar consumption in check, I love the flavor and healthfulness of Florida Crystals Organic Sweeteners.

Pantry Challenge Update, Week 2

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Two weeks done, two weeks to go. Here’s my update on the Pantry Challenge for week two:

Real Food Products We Love: Bob’s Red Mill White Popcorn

Real Food Products We Love - Bob

I love to find whole food products, just plain old ingredients, that taste great and fit the budget. This White Popcorn from Bob’s Red Mill is one of them.

Real Food Products We Love: Trader Joe’s Hatch Valley Salsa

Real Food Products We Love- Trader Joe

I love it when I can find real food in a convenient form. This Hatch Valley Salsa from Trader Joe’s is pretty amazing.

Grocery Geek for the Week

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The Grocery Geek report is where I share how we shop on a budget to feed 8 people, aged 6 to 51. On Sunday when my husband and I and three kids braved the confines of Costco, I had no idea that I would come down with the flu. It’s actually probably where I got […]

The Grocery Geek is Not Dead

The Grocery Geek is Not Dead | Good Cheap Eats - The Grocery Geek series is where I share my shops and how I feed a family of eight on a budget.

The Grocery Geek series is where I share my shops and how I feed a family of eight on a budget. Wow! We’re two weeks into the month and I haven’t given a report on my groceries. Sorry about that. We’ve been busy. Last week was full of sickness and doctor’s appointments. Except for the […]

Grocery Geek Report

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Here’s my weekly report of what I spend on groceries for a family of 8. We focus on mostly whole foods, few processed items, and organics when it fits the budget. We go through eggs and yogurt like it’s going out of style. I know, we could raise chickens and make our own yogurt, but […]

Grocery Geek Falls Overboard

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Last week I said that I wouldn’t worry about it if I went overboard (or budget, as the case may be) on our groceries this month. I have to remind myself of that tonight as I type up this post. We were gone for a month and there was no food in the house. Groceries […]

Prioritizing The Grocery Budget

Prioritizing the Grocery Budget - With the rise in grocery prices comes the need to prioritize how we spend our money. What is most important to you when it comes to food expenses?

With the rise in grocery prices comes the need to prioritize how we spend our money. What is most important to you when it comes to food expenses? Yesterday’s Grocery Geek tally was a bit sobering. We’ve already spent half the month’s budget and it’s only the 9th?! True, we started with nothing. True, I […]

Grocery Geek Finds Butter

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I feed a small army of eight. This is how I do it without going broke. We try to buy natural organic groceries when we can and still save money on food costs through wise shopping. This week signified the end of the party. My kids got back into school. My husband went back to […]