Pantry Challenge: Day 12

ham dinner

This month I’m doing a Pantry Challenge. For two weeks, I’m focusing on using up what we have to save money and time and to reduce waste. Sorry for the late update. I played the Ladybug Game last night instead of posting our update for the day. Let’s see if I can remember what happened. Oh […]

Frugal Pantry: Favorite Baking Ingredients

Frugal Pantry: Favorite Baking Ingredients

Having the right baking ingredients on hand makes home baking easier and helps you save money. Disclosure: This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So […]

Don’t Miss Out on the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle

I am an author and affiliate for this sale. If you make a purchase, some of those funds go to support this site. Just a quick reminder that this bundle price ends Saturday. If you’re interested, be sure to grab your copy now. Go here for more details about what’s in the bundle.

Real Food Deals September 18 – 24

groceries van

Looking for “real food” sales? Here’s a quick round-up of specials you might find on the west coast. To find specials in other parts of the country, check out the store deals database at Money Saving Mom. I’ve scanned through the grocery ads to highlight the unprocessed or minimally processed items that I see as good […]

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas! From our house to yours.

Grocery Geek: Old Lady in the Grocery Store

So, the weeks just keep puttering along, don’t they? We’re more than halfway into October. What?! I must officially declare myself the Old Lady in the Grocery Store as time is just flying! I actually am the old lady in the grocery store, who are we kidding?! OK, I kid. I know that 40 is […]


Ever wonder how to get kids enthusiastic about mealtime? Stumped for ideas and recipes to try with your children? Looking for simple solutions to cooking with little ones? Well, look no further! FishMama’s Guide to Cooking with Children includes: Seasonal kitchen activities for parents to enjoy with their children Over 25 kid – friendly recipes […]