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 […]

Meal Plan No. 2 (With Printable Grocery List and Menu)

$100.00 weekly budget for groceries? Are you kidding? I get it; I thought this task would be impossible. But with a little work, price-matching, and meal-planning, it works. This plan is not fool-proof, and if not carefully examined and followed, you could run into a few hiccups like we did last week. In the middle […]

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 […]

Seven Ways To Improve Your Finances Without Cutting Back

In this day and age, there are very few people who aren’t wondering how exactly they can cut back on their outgoings. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to make your bank statement an easier thing to look at… Make A Budget First and foremost, if you want to improve your finances, […]

Cheap Date Ideas: Valentine’s Day Edition

February – the month that is most often referred to as the month of love. Nuzzled into the middle of the month is the exceptional Hallmark holiday, Valentine’s Day, my least favorite holiday EVER. It’s over-rated, and too often my social media is boasting with proposal post after the next – this is not a […]

Three Things I Discovered from a Night Out

A few nights ago, we we’re lucky enough to attend our first hockey game of the season, and I’m unnerved to say the first in many years.  As my son pointed out, on average we have attended one game every four years! That’s ridiculous – we live in Canada and we’re a hockey loving family. […]

Three Tips To Save Money

Our family may not always have it together and there have been times that we struggled financially, but our home is filled with happiness and much more love than I could ever imagine. Last year, a medical emergency plagued our family that left my husband unable to work and shifted our financial income drastically. Our […]

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 […]

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