Category Archives: Frugal living

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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Modified June pantry challenge: take two!

Have you ever heard the saying, “Fail to plan, plan to fail”?  Well it is 100% true. I failed my pantry challenge last week.  First off, I had planned on making sweet and sour chicken on Sunday.  I ended up … Continue reading

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Living the Simple Life

The other day this image was floating around on Facebook and I shared it on my Facebook page as well. What do you think? Could you do it?  Would you want to do it? I would absolutely want to do … Continue reading

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Meal plan for week of 6/5/16

Today marks day 1 of the modified pantry challenge that I am doing.  As promised, here is our meal plan. Breakfasts: cereal, toast, pancakes, oatmeal, eggs Lunch: PB&J, grilled cheese, fruit/cheese/crackers, leftovers, hotdogs, mac and cheese Dinner: Sunday: Sweet and … Continue reading

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