Category Archives: Food

No Spend Week

Thanks for all the input on my previous post.  After reading more about it, DH and I are definitely going to try out SimpliSafe!  Once we get our property taxes and new insurances taken care of, we’ll move forward with … Continue reading

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Monday Meal Plan

I haven’t done a meal planning post since February.  I started this blog with motivation and life got in the way.  Hopefully as the cooler months approach, I’ll be back to posting more consistently. Anyway, I did my weekly Wal-Mart … Continue reading

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Buying in Bulk – School Snack Savings

I’m not a fan of buying allthethings in bulk, but I do have a few items I buy monthly/bi-monthly at the local warehouse club.  I’m talking about places like Sam’s, BJ’s, Costco, etc.  When my father passed away a couple … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Grocery Pick-Up

Last week I tried out Wal-Mart’s grocery pick-up service for the first time.  It was spring break, and we were being pounded by some of the scariest thunderstorms we’ve had in years.  (Lots of tornados!)  The last thing I wanted to … Continue reading

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Food Waste Frustration

We have a terrible problem in our household: food waste.  No matter how hard I try to store foods properly, far too much goes to waste.  Lately our problem has been meats.  I try to buy for 2 weeks at … Continue reading

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On the Menu

I’m doing my best to meal plan/prep and eat out a lot less.  It’s much easier now that I’m not working than when I held a full time job.  I enjoy cooking and baking, and having the time to do … Continue reading

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