Another Bonus Feature for Good Cheap Eats

Another Bonus Feature for Good Cheap Eats: Did you preorder a copy (or two) of my new book, Good Cheap Eats: Everyday Dinners and Fantastic Feasts for $10 or Less? Well, check out a new bonus feature waiting for you.

Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email or follow me on Facebook or twitter.Did you preorder a copy (or two) of my new book, Good Cheap Eats: Everyday Dinners and Fantastic Feasts for $10 or Less? Well, check out a new bonus feature […]

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How to Audit Your Grocery Spending

How to Audit Your Grocery Spending - Think you should be spending less on groceries and other food costs than you are? Wondering if your food budget is a realistic one? Then it may be time for a grocery spending audit.

Think you should be spending less on groceries and other food costs than you are? Wondering if your food budget is a realistic one? Then it may be time for a grocery spending audit. Six years ago when I was pregnant with my sixth baby, we spent $400 a month on food. That’s right. A […]

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Prep-Ahead Breakfast Plan

prep-ahead breakfast plan

As they say, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But, it can be a crazy time of day to be in the kitchen. Forget the crazy and enjoy some good cheap eats with my latest budget-friendly meal plan. It comes complete with shopping list and make-ahead tips. Hop on over to Good […]

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Stovetop Hot Cocoa

Stovetop Hot Cocoa - Morning hot cocoa is only about five minutes away and only contains five ingredients. That

Morning hot cocoa is only about five minutes away and only contains five ingredients. That’s a great way to high five the morning. As much as I’ve complained about the heat this summer, my kids still want hot cocoa in the mornings. I still drink hot tea, so who am I to talk? The mornings […]

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Something to Go with Your Copy of Good Cheap Eats

good cheap eats paperback

One of the things that I’ve kept myself busy with this summer (besides planning a 6-student homeschool, organizing an international trip, and keeping track of life in a busy home) has been a set of BONUS FEATURES to go along with my new cookbook Good Cheap Eats. I love this book. I’d buy it even […]

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5 Cheap and Easy, Packable Lunches

5 Cheap & Easy, Packable School Lunches - Ready to get packing? School lunches don

Ready to get packing? School lunches don’t have to be drudgery. Consider these tasty, packable lunch menus.   School days are approaching if they aren’t here already. Time to start thinking about what to pack. You know as well as I do, that packing a lunch for your kids will be healthier, tastier, and probably […]

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Mint + Tea = MinTea

MinTea - Mix up a batch of this minted ice tea for a delicious and refreshing drink that costs just pennies!

I don’t know about where you live, but it’s been hotter than blazes here this summer. Usually I can wear sweats through June and most of July since warmer temps don’t hit until August. I think we’ve been sweating in shorts and tank tops since May. I know: California problems. It’s the drought, I tell ya. […]

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Grocery Geek Q&A: Feeding Teenagers Without Going Broke

Grocery Geek Q&A: Feeding Teens without Going Broke - Feeding your teenagers healthy and economical food is not impossible. Here are 8 tips for feeding teens without going broke.

Feeding your teenagers healthy and economical food is not impossible. Here are 8 tips for feeding teens without going broke. I’ve been receiving quite a few comments and emails that pose great questions as concerns grocery shopping and saving money on food costs. This week I thought I would tackle a question that Kelley, aka […]

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Let’s Chat Tomorrow Night

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Join me tomorrow, Sunday night on the Good Cheap Eats facebook page. We’ll be chatting about how to save money on groceries. And there will be a giveaway, too. See ya at 5pm PST!

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5 Ways to Stock Your Pantry on a Budget

5 Ways to Stock Your Pantry on a Budget

Buying food you love on sale and storing it for when you want it is a great way to build your pantry and save money. This post was originally published on August 13, 2013. I love a stocked pantry. I really do. It may be that my dad — and my gramma before him — […]

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