Can You Save Money with a Pantry Challenge?

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Can you save money with a Pantry Challenge? Absolutely! And not just on your grocery savings this month. A Pantry Challenge can help you save money for months to come. If you’ve spent anytime on budget websites or scrolled through money-saving feeds on instagram, you’ve likely heard about the Pantry Challenge concept. It’s nothing too […]

January Grocery Spending

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It can be helpful for your own grocery budget to see what others spend and what kind of tricks they use to save money. Here’s what we spend on groceries in January to feed our family of 8. Whew! It’s been a month. I’m tired. It doesn’t help that I’ve been sick all week, as […]

5 Food Resolutions You Can Rock This Year

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Have you got some food resolutions for the new year? Consider these five easy things you can do to rock your kitchen. Here you are at the start of a brand new year. There are 12 gloriously empty months ahead of you. What shall we do with you? You could just do what you’ve always […]

What we spent on groceries in December

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Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m buying groceries and feeding eight people on the cheap. Hey, hey, hey! Here we are, not only at the end of the month, but the end of the year. Time sure flies. Especially when there’s grocery money to spend. The year has been good to […]

What I spent on groceries in November

Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m buying groceries and feeding eight people on the cheap. Hey hey hey! Here we are at the end of November. It was a whirlwind of a month. We celebrated two birthdays as well as Thanksgiving where we hosted an extra five in addition to our […]

Create a Party Pantry for Frugal Entertaining

Want to host friends and family without going broke? Build a Party Pantry so that you always have on hand the basic ingredients for fun drinks, appetizers, and desserts. You want to open your home to friends and family, but you also know that it can cost a pretty penny to extend hospitality. Much more […]

6 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Meals

Don’t go over budget this year! The holidays can be festive as well as frugal. Consider these savvy tips to help you save money on holiday meals. Remember the first time you hosted a holiday meal for the family? You were so excited. You researched for weeks which dishes to prepare. You checked the grocery […]

What I spent on groceries in October

Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m buying groceries and feeding eight people on the cheap. Did you know…. when I started this blog, this girl was a baby. We were still paying off consumer debt so that we could live debt-free. When she accompanied me grocery shopping, she sat in a […]