10 Great Freezer Meals Kids Love

10 Great Freezer Meals that Kids Love | GoodCheapEats.com - We know that freezer cooking is great for mom, but it can be great for kids too if you choose your recipes wisely. These freezer cooking recipes are kid-tested and mother-approved.

We know that freezer cooking is great for mom, but it can be great for kids too if you choose your recipes wisely. These freezer cooking recipes are kid-tested and mother-approved. I mentioned earlier in the week that I’m on a mission to get two weeks’ worth of meals stashed in the freezer. I’m doing […]

A Monthly Meal Plan for December

A Monthly Meal Plan for December - Planning a month of meals at once is a great way to save money as well as time.

Planning a month of meals at once is a great way to save money as well as time. Sometime in the last few weeks my family and I were brainstorming ways that we can make our household move more smoothly. Over and again we landed on the topic of food. They are willing both to […]

Free Printables to Help You Make Good Cheap Eats

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There’s a mess of free printable worksheets here on Good Cheap Eats (and its sister site Life as MOM) that can help you get your meal planning and grocery shopping under control and help you make a lot of good cheap eats yourself. Check out these free worksheets: Meal Planning Calendar – use this to track your […]

12 Great Recipes to Use Leftover Turkey

12 Recipes Turkey Leftovers | Good Cheap Eats

Don’t want to just reheat your leftover turkey? Try one of these recipes! Even though I’m not in charge of cooking a turkey on Thursday, I fully intend to buy a few turkey breasts to stash in the freezer. I love having an abundance of meat to use in recipes after the holidays are over. […]

Thanksgiving Recipes to Make-Ahead and Freeze

Thanksgiving Recipes to Make Ahead and Freeze - Freezer cooking can help your holiday. Choose from many Thanksgiving recipes that you can make-ahead and freeze to save time on turkey day.

Preparing a Thanksgiving feast can be difficult work. Make it a bit easier by choosing some make-ahead dishes that are freezer-friendly or can be stored in the fridge for a day or two. You know what a big fan I am of freezer recipes. If I can make a double or even triple batch of […]

How to Choose Wine for Your Thanksgiving Meal

How to Choose Wine for Your Thanksgiving Meal - Ever get paralyzed by the thought of choosing a bottle of wine to serve your guests? Don

Ever get paralyzed by the thought of choosing a bottle of wine to serve your guests? Don’t fear the wine aisle anymore. The Wine4.Me App can help. Broiled Bruschetta This past weekend, I prepared a big Italian feast for my parents, sister and brother-in-law, and all the kids. Since we had six adults in the […]

Dinner Every Night for Under $10?

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You know what they say, if you don’t have a target, you’ll never hit anything. This is true for so many areas of life, but quite importantly for financial goals. If we don’t strive to achieve something, we’ll more than likely achieve nothing. Success takes effort. Cooking at home, frugal shopping, and meal planning can […]

How I Lost 6 Pounds on Vacation

How I Lost 6 Pounds on Vacation - I went to France for a month and lost six pounds. Here

I went to France for a month and lost six pounds. Here’s how I think it happened. We spent 30 days in Europe this fall. I ate a chausson aux pommes or a croissant almost every morning. I indulged in my favorite chocolate-hazlenut cookies from college, Hello Kango, every afternoon. I enjoyed rich cheese and […]

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 […]

Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving Side Dishes | Good Cheap Eats

Thanksgiving will be here soon! Get thinking about your menu with some of these delicious side dish recipes. Thanksgiving is our family’s favorite holiday. Oh sure, we like Christmas and Easter. But the food on Thanksgiving rocks it, you know? And really? It’s the side dishes for me. That’s what makes Thanksgiving. I’d rather eat […]