Pantry Challenge 2019: Week 3 Update

I can’t believe we’re already finished with Week 3 of the Pantry Challenge. So far, so good. Here’s how we did this past week. It rained almost the entire week. Not something we normally experience in San Diego. While I’m thankful for the precipitation, I am so thankful for the sunshine that finally broke through […]

Pantry Challenge 2019: Week 2 Update

fresh baked bagels and boules

Have you ever done a Pantry Challenge, where you focus on shopping your pantry and using up what you have? Here’s how it’s going for me, two weeks in. Well, here we are, at the end of our family’s second full week of the Pantry Challenge. It’s been a super busy week for me with […]

9 Pantry Meals To Help You Save Money

bean and rice bowl with chips and toppings

Having a list of pantry meals you can make in a pinch can help you save money and time. No need to run out for take-out, just cook up some pantry staples. There are lots of reasons to cook from your pantry. You can save time, money, and a whole lot of stress when you […]

Pantry Challenge 2019: Week 1 Update

ALDI groceries in cart

Alrighty then! I’m one week into our pantry challenge, and my belly is full. I take that as a good sign. Bonus: I did spent tons of time in the kitchen as I have done in years past. Over the last year, I’ve gotten into a good groove with Sunday afternoon meal prep; that habit […]

Coming Soon: A Pantry Challenge

Are you looking to buy some wiggle room in your grocery budget? Time for a pantry challenge! I hope you’ll join us as we use it or lose it. Hey Hey Hey! It’s time for another Pantry Challenge. I can’t believe it, but the year is coming to a close. It’s been a good one […]

Pantry Challenge 2018: Day 31

The Pantry Challenge is done! This month we focused on what we have, to use it up and save money. Wow. Here we are at the end of the Pantry Challenge. The month went by fast, didn’t it? Seems like it was just Christmas. I’m thankful that the sun is shining today. In fact, we’ve […]

Pantry Challenge 2018: Days 29 & 30

The Pantry Challenge is on! This month we’re focusing on what we have, to use it up and save money. Whew. We are almost done, people! The pantry and the freezer are both looking fairly bare. I’m tempted not to buy too much right away just so we can clear away the little hodge-podge bits […]

Pantry Challenge 2018: Day 28

The Pantry Challenge is on! This month we’re focusing on what we have, to use it up and save money. So, it’s official. I’m sick for the second time this month. Not thrilled by that realization. I’ve drank a full quart of sparkling water and two quarts of tea. I’ve taken elderberry tablets. I’ve rested […]