Don’t Let Milk Go to Waste: 14 Recipes To Use Up Milk

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Don’t let that milk go to waste! Use up milk in these tasty recipes instead of pouring it down the drain. They say, “Don’t cry over spilled milk.” I say, “Don’t cry over milk about to expire. Use it up!” Wasting food is akin to wasting money. We can salvage our grocery budgets when we […]

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 […]

Ways to Save Money on Groceries {A Series Recap}

This past month we’ve been talking about ways to save money on groceries. Did you miss a post? Here’s the recap… Grocery spending is one budget item that we can work hard to control and see savings. This past month, we’ve been talking about different ways that we can save money on groceries.

5 Boxed Foods You Can Make Yourself

5 Boxed Foods You Can Make Yourself

Store-bought is not always better. You can make these five things easily (and better) at home. We live in an age of convenience, so much so, that sometimes we forget that we can actually make some of those boxed foods that we usually pick up at the store. Oftentimes, it’s cheaper to make our own […]

Use Marked-Down Holiday Chocolate

Use Holiday Candy to Save Money | Good Cheap Eats

When a holiday has come and gone, snap up that holiday-themed candy on sale! Use that in your baking instead of pricier baking chocolate. In just a couple days parents everywhere will be raiding their kids’ candy stash. Don’t lie; I know you do it. My kids know that all Twix and Heath bars are my […]

5 Fall Fruit Recipes to Enjoy All Season Long

Buy in-season produce to enjoy better tastes and lower prices all season long. Fall is probably my favorite time of year. It’s cool enough to wear pretty sweaters and jeans, but still warm enough not to chill the bones. Plus, the fall produce season is amazing! I definitely prefer fall food. Apples, pumpkins, pomegranates, pears, […]

Be Prepared for Cold & Flu Season

Don’t get slammed by extra expenses when cold or flu hits. Plan now to save on those grocery expenses. Murphy’s Law states that if the grocery budget is tight this month, then someone (or all the ones) will get sick and you’ll need to go drop fifty bucks on orange juice, vitamin C, and other flu […]

5 Favorite Quick Fall Fixes

Quick-fix meals can bridge the gap between hunger and a pricy meal out on the town. Try one of these favorite fall fixes. I think that one of the biggest detriments to our grocery budgets is the desire for immediate gratification, also manifesting itself as hanger, in our house. If you’re hungry, it’s just so […]