Welcome back! It’s that time again where I share my weekly meal plans for the month. Back in December & January, I was using many different cookbooks for inspiration or ideas, but this past month I reverted back to my old ways of using Pinterest. You got to do what you go to. March was […]
Today, I am sharing a chili recipe I make over and over. It’s simple, it’s frugal and I can make it stretch a long way. 2 lbs of ground beef are eaten quickly in this house and it’s the most expensive ingredient in this recipe. I use it all and split this recipe into 3. Instead of eating it three times the same way, I try to change it up and eat it with different carbs.
With the month over, here is our meal plan. I didn’t do so well with budgeting. I set a budget of $150/week and for 4 weeks I should be at $600, and I came to $648 eeeeeekkkkks!!! The point is that I am trying and will continue to try and do better. At least I am working with a budget is what I keep telling myself.
Back in November, I wrote the blog post 15 Tips To Save Money On Groceries and to this day, I still follow those tips. However, I have a few more quick tips (some are in the blog post, but I provide examples and I did give a couple of new ones). I was inspired to talk about […]
As I love to share our weekly meal plans, here is what we did for January with a few different cookbooks found at the library. I loved it when I received recommendations from friends and Instagram followers. If you have a go-to cookbook, let me know, I would love to try it out.
Are you searching for ways to reduce your grocery bills? Did you know that as a family of 6 in Canada, I spend on average $140/week on groceries? Some weeks, I spend much less and others at about $150. I budget to be at $150 but always strive to be lower. 15 Tips To Save […]
WOW! I had this blog post idea started back in early September. I thought I was going to give you all my great tips on how to get your baby to sleep through the night…..but I got NONE!!! We are 6 days away from Natalie’s 1st birthday and guess what???!!?! She slept like crap last […]
If you’ve been following me on Instagram or Facebook, you will have noticed that I have been sharing my weekly meal plans with my grocery haul. I thought I would take it further, share it on my blog and link to the recipes, or page number in the book I have been using. Sharing is […]
I’m currently sitting in my van at the Walmart parking lot while little miss has a little nap. Don’t want to mess her sleep right???? Anyways, as I am sitting here listening to Christmas music and waiting to go to customer service, I thought I would share my little burnout story. I don’t know about […]
Searching for ways to save money on groceries? Overspending every month? I found myself shopping at Costco at least 3 times a month and sometimes more!!! Our grocery bills were RIDICULOUS!! I was justifying the spending by saying it’s because we are a family of 6 and Canadian groceries are simply more expensive….. What excuses, […]