$150 Costco Menu and Weekly Meal Plan No. 11

I recently joined $5 Dollar Meal Plans, and with their free trial, I received the $150 Costco Meal Plan. The plan described that you could make 22 complete dinners for $150. Are you kidding me? That works out to be less than $7 a Meal. I did not think this was possible but decided to give […]

Why I Meal Plan.. Weekly Menu No. 8

We are now heading into the 8th week of meal-planning, that’s 35 family dinners that we made at home. I can’t even tell you when this had ever happened before in our house. Previously, meal-planning never occurred to me; we were more about what was simple and what was convenient for our busy family. It […]

Weekly Meal Plan No. 7

Last week, we didn’t get to make all meals on the plan.  We were busier than we anticipated and with an out of town hockey game in the middle of the week, our menu plan shifted slightly. But we’re right back at it and more determined than ever to stay on track. You remember last […]

Budget-Friendly Family Meal Plan No. 6

This week, we are trying out a couple of new recipes that I got over from eMeals. I will be providing a more in-depth review of eMeals later this week. But since you already here, let me tell you about this fantastic website. eMeals offers many different meal plans on a monthly (or yearly) subscription. […]

Budget-Friendly Meal Plan No. 5

Wow, the support that I have received from these weekly meal planning posts has just been so incredible. Just a quick reminder that I post my weekly menu to encourage menu planning and to give meal ideas, not as a nutritional standard. You should feed your family based on your priorities and values. I am […]

Meal Plan Week No. 4 (Full Grocery List Included)

Alright, so we just finished the meal plan and grocery shopping for this week. We are trying to keep the recipes frugal and straightforward to get the best bang for our dollar. As this week is the Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend, we planned for six meals only and the menu was planned with the intention of […]

How I Feed My Family of Five on $125.00 a Week

I assume that if you are reading this post, then there’s a good chance that you’ve been following my weekly frugal menu of meals for less than $100.00 a week. This week, we upped the budget to $125. This was to account for some small items that we’ve been purchasing here and there and to […]

Week One: Meals For a Week Under $100.00

I don’t always meal plan; it’s a tedious task that can take a good chunk of your time and can get a little overwhelming. But it is something that I am trying to to do more often as it is a great and easy way for families to save money on groceries. Today, I will […]

Swiss Stuffing Crock Pot Chicken

  You Will Need: 4 Boneless, Skin Less Chicken Breasts, Cut in Halves 1 boxes of Stuffing 1 Can of Cream of Chicken Soup 1/4 Cup of Milk 1/4 Cup of Butter (melted) 4 Slices of Swiss Sheese – I used Kraft Slices. Cooked Broccoli Directions: Spray the slow-cooker with cooking spray and lay the […]

Creamy Chicken Stuffing & Green Beans

This has become one of our favorite easy to make meals, with only 7 ingredients, short prep time and the use of the slow-cooker – it sure does make home-cooking simple and affordable. You Will Need: $ Boneless, Skin Less Chicken Breasts, Cut in Halves 1-2 boxes of Stuffing 1 Can of Mushroom Soup 3/4 […]

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