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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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Meal plan for the week of 6/26 (week 3 of the pantry challenge!)

This past week was a success!! A HUGE success! I was able to stick to my meal plan and use what we had, and I only went to the store one time for items on last week’s this week’s menu. … 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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Upcoming December Pantry Challenge

Yes, I know its still November.  And yes, I know most people are still focused on Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping. If you haven’t figured it out yet, I’m my own kind of different.  Thanksgiving has been planned and purchased … Continue reading

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How to meal plan in 5 easy steps

Meal planning has hands down been the biggest way to save money in my family (so far).  There are many different blogs out there that have many different ways to meal plan.  It comes down to 5 very simple steps … Continue reading

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