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July 2017 Pantry Challenge Week 2 (and a new menu idea for McDonalds)

This past Saturday I managed to do the meal planning for this week and next week, weeks 2 and 3 of the pantry challenge.  Meal planning is probably one of the most important things I do to keep costs down. … Continue reading

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July 2017 Pantry Challenge: Week 1

So I mentioned in yesterday’s post that I am going to do a modified pantry challenge this month in order to get back on track with grocery spending while using up what we may have accumulated over the past few … Continue reading

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July 2017 Pantry Challenge

Life. It has been nothing short of chaotic here for the past few months.  We’ve gone through pregnancy, a crazy delivery and NICU stay, summer school, T-ball, surgery, and more.    I tried to plan ahead of time with some freezer … 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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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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