Entertaining with Good Cheap Eats

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Streamline the planning process for your entertaining by using the Good Cheap Eats Cookbook and the Wine4.Me App.

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Good Cheap Eats: Everyday Dinner and Fantastic Feasts for $10 or Less is my concentrated effort to help you make the most of your grocery money. You don’t have to choose between real good food and a low grocery bill. You can have both! I received a package from the Harvard Common Press last week. What […]

Make Your Own Convenience Foods


Over the years, one of the biggest ways that our family has saved money has been to do it ourselves. Whether it’s been car repairs, home improvements, gift-making, or cooking, homemade or DIY has been a huge money saver for us. Over on Good Cheap Eats this month, I’m sharing 31 Days of DIY Convenience […]

September’s Good Cheap Eats

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Need some good cheap eats? I gotcha covered. For the last couple years, I’ve been keeping a notebook of new recipes. Half the meals at our house are what I like to call “experiments”. The other half of the meals is spent refining and retesting those recipes to make sure they’re good enough to share. […]

August’s Good Cheap Eats

Need some good cheap eats? I gotcha covered. Years ago when I started writing in this space, I realized that I wanted to talk more about food, but I knew that there were plenty of Life as MOM readers who weren’t all that into cooking. I’m cool with that. It gave me an excuse to […]

July’s Good Cheap Eats

Need some good cheap eats? I gotcha covered. Summer is flying by in a flash. July is already over? How did that happen? Over on Good Cheap Eats, we’ve been chatting about how to eat what you got and save money. July is Pantry Challenge month. This time round I did the challenge for two […]

May’s Good Cheap Eats

Need some good cheap eats? I gotcha covered. Things are moving at the speed of life around here. Faster than I can possibly imagine. We’re into June already! I’m working book edits, the end of school, and putting in time on new projects. The kids and I are playing in the kitchen a bunch, too. […]

April’s Good Cheap Eats

Need some good cheap eats? I gotcha covered. May is here already! It’s my favorite month of the year, actually. My birthday. My anniversary. Mother’s Day. We call it the FishMama Trifecta. My poor husband. I get loads of attention for three days in a fifteen day period. Bwahaha. But, that’s neither here nor there, […]