Category Archives: Frugal living

Meal plan for the week of 3/12/17

Almost half way through the month already!  It’s crazy how fast time is moving for me right now.  Anyone else feel like their life is on fast-forward? Let’s review last week.  I made a batch (9 1/2 half pint jars) … Continue reading

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Meal plan for the week of 3/5/2017

Welcome to March!  I don’t know if its this pregnancy or just busy mom life, but this year is FLYING by.  I think as I get older, time seems to speed up exponentially. Not sure how I fell about this. … Continue reading

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Meal plan for the week of 2/19/17

  Last week we had a couple changes in the menu, mainly due to pregnancy exhaustion.  One night resulted in a frozen pizza for dinner and cereal for the other.  So, tacos and the baked honey mustard chicken moved to … Continue reading

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Meal plan for week of 7/10 (week 5 of the pantry challenge)

Sorry this is a little late going up!  We have been very busy this past week with new jobs, dog sitting, and various appointments. Better late than never right?? Let start with a quick recap. What is a pantry challenge? … Continue reading

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Meal plan for week of 7/3 (4th week of the pantry challenge)

Another successful week on the pantry challenge!  I was able to stick to the plan and do minimal grocery shopping.  I did go over my goal of spending only $50 for these 4 weeks, but I still did pretty dang … Continue reading

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DIY laminated cash envelopes

Last fall I started posting about Dave Ramsey and his method of becoming debt free.  You will begin to see more posts on this topic because we are getting started here in the house ASAP! He recommends that you use … Continue reading

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Meal plan for 6/19 (and week 2 of the pantry challenge!)

I kinda did it again.  Remember last weeks post I talked about how not planning ahead will cause you to fail?  Well this week I almost failed again. On Monday I had planned to make drunken pork chops with mashed … Continue reading

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