4 Ways to Save on School Lunches

ways to save on school lunches

I wanted to take a minute to tell you how I save on school lunches. With 4 kids, we make a lot of lunches for the kids to take to school. Here are 4 ways to help you save on lunch this year. 1. Buy reusable containers. Ditch the old school plastic baggies and pay […]

10 Ways to Use Left Over Grilled Chicken

Next time you grill, save money by grilling extra chicken. Instead of hitting the drive thru on a busy night, use up that leftover grilled chicken to make new delicious dinners

Do you love to grill chicken? My family does! If you are going to fire up the grill, go ahead and cook extra chicken. You won’t have to spend anymore time, but your wallet will thank you. Instead of hitting the drive thru on a crazy weeknight, use left over grilled chicken for future dinners. […]

What Groceries Go on sale in March

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As many of you know, buying produce that is in season is a great way to save money without coupons. When produce is in season, it will also be at its lowest price and packed full of the best flavors. Not only are their certain produce that goes on sale, but there are certain groceries […]

How to Roast a Chicken


I’m so excited to my new series – Cooking Basics. I’ll start sharing with you each week different techniques on basic recipes, like roasting a chicken, making gravy from scratch, and more. Whether you are a new cook or have been cooking for awhile, you will want to stick around and keep an eye out […]

Old El Paso changes the way they make mexican food

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Do you love Mexican Food as much as my family? Make Old El Paso frozen entrees your family’s choice the next time you need a quick meal. I was shocked to fin out all the work Old El Paso puts into their recipes to create the most delicious and authentic mexican entrees. There is even […]

Ocean Spray Seeks a Sun-sational Spirit Worth Celebrating

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Ocean Spray is on a mission to make every day more sunny. My family loves Ocean Spray, so I am excited to tell you about what they are doing right now. Do you have someone in your life, a friend, relative or community member, whose selfless attitude and giving spirit makes his or her community […]

Turn your Crockpot into a Rice Cooker

Have you ever thought about buying a rice cooker? Rice Cookers can range any where from $14 to $36 when they are sale. Sure they are easy, convenient so obviously you are tempted to buy one. However, you can get the same convenience from using your crockpot. You can save money, space in your kitchen, […]

How I cooked a Healthy Dinner in 15 minutes!

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Life is busy… really busy. Every other day I really want to go through the drive thru. Life would be so much easier if we were made of money and could have someone cook us healthy food in a flash. Oh how I wish. Back to reality… that isn’t going to happen and our waistline […]

How to Save on Meat (Part 3 -Reduce for Quick Sale)

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Last week we talked about buying in bulk to help you save on meat. However, I know that some of you just don’t have the space to store all that meat. One easy way to save on meat it to buy it when the grocery store marks it “reduced for quick sale”. See the sticker […]

How to Save on Meat (Part 2 – Buy in Bulk)

Last week we talked about how to find your highest price per pound for meat. You can head on over here to see that post. This week we are going to talk about the second way to save on meat. Buying is bulk is one of the best ways to save on meat. When I […]