Eat Well, Spend Less: Letting Kids Cook

Including your kids in the kitchen is a great way to teach them life skills and, eventually, save money. Eat well, spend less, and let the kids cook! As we all know cooking and eating at home is typically healthier, tastier, and often more economical than processed or restaurant fare. And if there’s more than […]

How Others are Eating Well and Spending Less

Over the last years our eating — and shopping — habits have evolved. Despite an economic downturn and a desire to source better foods, we’re still eating well and spending less. As you may know, I am a total grocery geek. I love to shop for food — and cook and eat. And I love […]

Another Year of Eating Well and Spending Less

Want to eat well and spend less? Me, too! Here’s how I’m working to improve our diet and stay in the black. Exactly a year ago I found myself in the grocery store with a huge case of sticker shock. I could not believe what the stores were charging for simple groceries. I almost broke […]

Eat Well and Spend Less with a New Baby

New babies are cause for celebration! But, the prerequisite good food doesn’t need to be expensive. Today I’m sharing some ideas on how to eat well and spend less at baby time. It’s amazing to me to think how quickly the time has passed since I gave birth to our first child. He’s approaching fifteen! […]

Good Eating & Welcoming a New Baby (Eat Well, Spend Less)

The arrival of a new baby is a wonderful time to celebrate — and good food is a great way to do that! It’s been a long time since we had a baby in the family. I’m amazed our FishBaby is well on her way to four years old. How did that happen? Those who know […]

Make Food More Fun — on a Budget

Good food doesn’t need to be expensive. Today I’m sharing some ideas on how to eat well and spend less. As you know we love food around here. I know, it’s just food. But, it’s also a hobby of ours. Some people like collecting stamps, I like eating. What can I say? But, eating (and […]

Give Mealtimes a Special Touch (Eat Well, Spend Less)

Adding a little extra “something” to your plates come mealtime doesn’t have to be complicated, difficult, or expensive. It just takes a little thought and effort. Simple Bean Tostadas As a family, we’ve had our seasons of richer and poorer — and everything in between. And we’ve got the memories to match. My kids do […]

Eat Well and Spend Less in the New Year

Making food goals at the beginning of the year can set the right tone for how you shop, how you eat, and how you save your money in the coming months. About 9 months ago, the Eat Well, Spend Less girls got together to brainstorm ideas on how to feed our families healthy and delicious […]