A Month of Comfort Foods Meal Plans

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Ready to make things easy in the meal planning department. Get this Month of Comfort Foods Meal Plans and eat well in March! Have you got a meal plan going for this week yet? If not, then have I got some good news for you! I am so excited about this month’s Month of Meals. […]

Tips for a Budget Friendly Thanksgiving Dinner (Eat Well, Spend Less)

Thanksgiving Grocery List

As I mentioned yesterday, Thanksgiving Dinner is an all-time favorite at our house. My kids start dancing and breaking out in song when they see anything remotely resembling mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, and oh yeah, the turkey. We have a smaller version of that meal throughout the winter and there are rarely leftovers. But, […]

Giveaway Winners Update

I’ve got some winners from last week’s Duncan Hines giveaway. Chosen by, the 5 participants who will each win a free Duncan Hines product coupon are: The Coupon Basics Coby Katy (presprizes@) Liz @ Hoosier Homemade Lana Also, before I left on my trip I announced a whole mess of winners. Unfortunately, I’ve only […]

Meal Planning: Meal Components and Freezer Cooking

A couple weeks ago I spent a couple days pre-prepping a few meal components. Having homemade convenience items like cooked ground beef, shredded chicken, and tomato sauce on hand makes dinnertime preparations a snap. Here’s how it’s playing out in this week’s dinners: Chicken Parmesan – This is our typical Valentine’s dinner since it’s the […]

Another Great Diaper Possibility!


Last week I shared a great diaper deal where you got $25 off a $50 order from Today presents another fun diaper opportunity. Yes, diaper and fun can be in the same sentence, especially if the word free is included. Join the Pampers Village and get a chance to win a year’s worth of […]

Eat from The Pantry Every Day for the Rest of Your Life: A Guest Post

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Today’s guest post is provided by Cheryl @ Moms In Need of Mercy. I appreciate Cheryl’s simple approach to meal planning and “eating from the pantry.” I, along with many of you, took the “Eat from the Pantry Challenge.” And then I called it quits. For my family, the challenge offered a fun and creative […]

FishMama’s Birthday Cake Challenge: You Get to Vote!

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Today’s the day that voting begins. I’m a little scared to tell you the truth. Some of these cake topics would be pretty tricky to pull off. Scroll down to choose one. I’m not sure if you’ll be able to see the results or not. Blogger is different than WordPress, and so I had to […]

What’s in Sunday’s Paper? Back to the Coupons

Even though I’ve been shopping on a minimal basis, I know that in the next few weeks, I’m going to want to get back in the swing of things, especially with couponing. Thanks to regular coupon savings, I’ve had a pretty full pantry to rely on. I love having this “emergency fund” right in my […]