New Coupons to Print

Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email. Today starts a new month and as such, printable coupons have been reset. And how convenient that during Flour Week there’s a coupon for $.75 off Gold Medal Flour! Other coupons I printed: $1 off YoPlus […]

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Build a Frugal Pantry with Flour

Baking from scratch can save a lot of money. Learn why you should stock flours in your pantry. One of the biggest ways that we save money around here is baking from scratch. I’ve received a fair amount of chiding for that over the years. Friends would mock my Suzie Homemaker practices. But, honestly? Baked […]

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Win Good Cheap Eats with Swagbucks

In case you haven’t heard there is a search engine site that rewards you with prizes. It’s called SwagBucks. When you use SwagBucks to search the web, you are randomly awarded points that when accrued can get you some fun, free prizes, like gift certificates to Starbucks, Restaurant.com, and Amazon. Over the past year or […]

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Build a Frugal Pantry

January’s Eat from the Pantry Challenge showed me how fun it can be to cook from my food storage. I never had before given it much thought, but I was pleased to find out I had enough variety in the cupboard to pull together some tasty meals. As I thought about it, I realized that […]

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4 Favorite Small Kitchen Appliances

Back in the day — when I thought money grew on trees — I loved to browse kitchen stores and usually came out with some new gadget or dish. Over the years, however, many of those gadgets and dishes have gone the way of a garage sale. They just didn’t prove to be as useful […]

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Chicken and Wild Rice Bake

I love being able to throw ingredients in a pan, slide it in the oven and walk away. There are so many other things I’d rather do than stand over a stove and babysit dinner. This chicken and wild rice bake is one of those fix it and forget it kind of recipes. The rice […]

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Albertsons Gift Card Giveaway

The most obvious way to build your pantry is to go shopping! There are so many choices out there and so many stores to choose from. Since I have six major markets within a short drive of my home, each week I go to each one and stock up on the loss leaders. This is […]

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The Importance of Organizing Your Pantry, Recipes, and Kitchen: A Guest Post

Photo source: Tom Cochrane Today’s guest post is from Mandi who offers some great tips on how decluttering your kitchen can save you money as well as some peace of mind. Are you all as excited about Jessica’s Build Your Frugal Pantry series as I am? I can’t wait to learn tips, tricks and recipes […]

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Spice Up Your Life! McCormick Spices Giveaway – CLOSED

Something that no tasty pantry should be without is a nice collection of spices. Not only do they add flavor and help you reduce the “need” for sugar, salt, and fat, but spices can also boost the nutrition in the food you eat! Today’s giveaway is sponsored by McCormick, a spice company with some great […]

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Envirosax Giveaway – CLOSED

To kick off the Build a Frugal Pantry series, I’ve got a fun plateful of giveaways to help you build your pantry. Over the last year, I’ve really embraced the reusable grocery bag. I was just plain tired of all those flimsy plastic bags. Too many, too flimsy, too much of a safety hazard with […]

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