Want one of my biggest tips for pre-shopping savings? Check the local circulars. Pretty simple isn’t it! You can utilize your price book or apply my favorite fail-proof grocery savings tips, but nothing beats the sales on seasonal produce.
Every two weeks I ask my husband the same question: I’m meal planning – any requests? And I nearly always get the same answer: Couscous and lemon caper chicken. Every now and then he throws in tacos too.
The birds are chirping, the sun is rising, I’m in the kitchen whipping up a batch of Zucchini and Apple Muffins while the kids cheerfully start getting dressed and ready for the day. Yeah, right. I’m sure this scenario is NOT how you start your day either. It’s more like the birds are chirping, theClick to Continue »
Grocery budgeting is challenging. First, you’re figuring out how much you already spend on food. Then you look at how much you should spend on food. Then you have to stick to what your budget says to spend on food. My head is already spinning.
I’m not usually one to complain about food, but spending time in the kitchen cooking dinner is just not on my to-do list this month. Bake the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies? Yes. Dance with my kids? Absolutely. Prepare a five course dinner only to have a disaster of a kitchen to clean afterwards? Um, notClick to Continue »
The holiday season is approaching! Are you ready? I’m not sure I am! I’m always trying to think of ways to make Thanksgiving easier and how to make easy homemade gifts.
I’m sure you’ve noticed the pumpkins. The pumpkins that are in everything and on everything and around every corner you turn. I must admit that I’m NOT that big on pumpkins. I don’t mind Pumpkin Spiced Coffee, or Pumpkin French Toast, or Pumpkin Fudge every now and then. It is tasty when the fall windClick to Continue »
The summer has ended and a normal routine is in the making. With cooler weather around the corner I’m looking forward to soups and comfort foods to fill our bellies. Hearty Minestrone Soup is one of my go-to’s for fall nights. I can load it up with vegetables and use up foods that might otherwiseClick to Continue »