Fall Snacks for Kids to Love

Kids are always snacking. It helps the budget if you’ve got some good cheap, seasonal snacks to provide them with. It would seem that kids are always hungry: breakfast, 2nd breakfast, elevensies, luncheon…. Oh wait! Is that hobbits or kids? Same thing, really. While three (or more) good meals are a great base, a healthy […]

Use Flavorful Cheeses So You Can Use Less

Easy French Recipes | Good Cheap Eats

Enjoy your favorite foods, but find ways to stretch them in order to save money. I am a huge cheese ball. I mean cheese fan. I would probably live on cheese if my body and my budget allowed me. It’s probably one of my biggest weaknesses at the grocery store. Chocolate doesn’t entice me, but […]

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 […]

Time is Money: How to Save Both at the Grocery Store

Time is Money: How to Save Both at the Grocery Store: Feeling busy and hassled? Hanger coming on? Consider how you can save time and money at the grocery store and still eat well.

Feeling busy and hassled? Hanger coming on? Consider how you can save time and money at the grocery store and still eat well. We are all so busy, aren’t we? I recently reconnected with my cousin Kelly. After writing about the English Muffin Bread, I knew I needed to make a penpal attempt. It was […]

Watch for Meat Department Deals

Don’t buy the cut you want when it’s full price. Watch for sales and stock up. Despite my daughters’ love of meatless meals, my sons are not cut from the same cloth. Maybe it’s a chick thing? But, they want meat. Lots of meat. Unfortunately, with the price of meat what it is, meat is […]

Save Money When You Shop Your Pantry

Do you know what’s lurking in your pantry? Shop your pantry to use up what you have, get creative in the kitchen, and save money in the process. I’ve learned over time that I am more careful with my spending when there’s not a lot of money to go around. The same holds true for food. […]

Make Cooking More Fun & Save Money

Make Cooking More Fun and Save Money: We naturally do the things that we like and that come easily to us. Since cooking at home can save us money, it

We naturally do the things that we like and that come easily to us. Since cooking at home can save us money, it’d be good to make it fun and easy. We’ll do it more often and reap financial rewards. I suppose it’s a bold statement to say that if you like to cook you […]

Homemade Greek Spice Blend

Save money on fancy spice blends by making your own. Try this Greek-inspired blend for easy meals packed with flavor. Admittedly, I’ve never been to Greece, but it’s on my list! I love the flavors associated with the Mediterranean islands. Once we tackle the whole France experience, we hope to plan an Ancient World trip for […]