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Grocery Geek – January Week Two

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Food shouldn’t be complicated. Or bad for you. Or expensive. I’m working to craft good cheap eats that we can both enjoy. You can read more about this site here. Check out my cookbooks if you’re needing some budget-friendly inspiration. Read about how to make healthy eating work for you here.Want a peek into our […]

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Pantry Challenge Days 10 & 11

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This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! Sorry for no update yesterday. Date night and a family viewing of Hotel Transylvania 2 was all I had the mind for. So, today you get a twofer! If I can remember […]

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Pantry Challenge Day 9

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This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! Hey you guys! Just a quick post checking in. I know that by Day 9 a Pantry Challenge doesn’t seem very exciting. And the winter light certainly doesn’t do my food shots […]

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Pantry Challenge Day 8

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This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! Quick update because 1. there’s not much to report and 2. the fam is getting ready to watch Sherlock. Turns out it wasn’t live streaming last night, but it’s available tonight. Breakfast: Oatmeal, […]

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Starting Smart in the New Year

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The new year is a great time for starting smart: make some food goals, start exercising, and makes steps toward a healthier lifestyle. This post is sponsored by Coca-Cola. I have received an Albertsons gift card as well as compensation for my time spent writing. All opinions are my own. We’re only ten days into the […]

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Pantry Challenge Day 7

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This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! Today was my day to chill. I have been trying to make that more of a habit over the last few months. But in the afternoon lull of activity, I couldn’t help […]

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Pantry Challenge Days 5 & 6

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This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! You know how sometimes during a Pantry Challenge I forget to post an update? Well, yesterday was one of those times! I climbed in bed at 7:30 last night. Yep, true story. […]

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Grocery Geek – January Week 1

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Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m grocery shopping and feeding eight people on the cheap. Since we’re into the Pantry Challenge this month and trying to use up what we have — down to zero in the freezers, please — my grocery shopping was on an as-needed basis. This meant that […]

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Pantry Challenge Day 4

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This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! I hope you guys will forgive me that I haven’t been able to respond to comments too much yet this week. Even though we’ve been doing Homeschool Lite this week, it seems […]

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Pantry Challenge Day 3

veggie tray

This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! These days just fly by in a whirlwind. They’ve been weird days, too. Woken by an earthquake and surprised by pouring rain and some backyard flooding, I realize that it’s the California I […]

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