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45+ Frugal Meals to Help You Eat Well, Spend Less

FRIDAY FLASHBACK! For over two years I joined forces with eight fabulous bloggers to share different ways to eat well and spend less. What a great collaborative effort it was! We’re from different backgrounds, different food cultures, and different parts of the continent. But, we are united in feeding our families as well as we […]

Eat Well, Spend Less with Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks

Looking for healthy recipes that won’t break the budget? Try out these healthy snacks ideas for the new school year. Our family is not yet ready to go “back” to school. Well, I’m not. I’ve ordered all the school books, made the obligatory trip through the school supplies aisle, and am otherwise in denial that […]

Getting Your Kitchen Ready for Vacation (Eat Well, Spend Less)

spring cleaning kitchen

Get your kitchen ready for vacation by dealing with the food you might be leaving behind. You’ll waste less and save money, too. With “summer recess” in full gear, it’s time to think of vacations. Whether you’re having a staycation or a full-blown trip to some distant locale, vacations can be pricey, especially when it […]

Entertaining on a Budget (Frugal Friday)

Entertaining on a budget

I love to have people over. It’s a great excuse to get the house really clean. It’s fun for me to cook for other people and test new recipes on them. And when I can do it on a budget, well, that’s pretty sweet. Earlier this week I shared about how to spend less on […]

Eat Well Spend Less: Summer Parties on a Budget

dine alfresco

Host a summer party without spending too much or working too hard. Eat well and spend less; that’s the name of the game. Summertime parties, typically, are outdoor affairs. Even if it’s hot and humid, we tend to congregate outside. Hopefully, with a pool or lake within easy reach. I have fond childhood memories of […]

Target Prices for Groceries (Frugal Friday)

groceries van

Wondering what a good price is for groceries? Here are some target sale prices to look for. Earlier this week I shared an update on how we “eat well and spend less” at our house. My target is $800/month for our family of eight for groceries that we eat at home. (We have a separate […]

Eating Better on a Budget (Eat Well, Spend Less)

Eating Better on a Budget

We strive to eat healthy home cooked food without spending an arm and a leg to do. Here’s how our family works to eat better on a budget. Five years ago we were deep in debt, struggling to make ends meet, and anticipating both a sixth child and a cross-country move. It was a wild […]

Eat Well and Spend Less for Springtime! (Frugal Friday)

strawberries and yogurt

Eat well and spend less by thinking seasonal as you shop. What’s on sale? What’s in season? The Eat Well, Spend Less crowd has you covered. Though Mother Nature hasn’t quite got the clue in all parts of the world, it is officially springtime. That means warmer weather, longer days, and spring produce! The options […]