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 […]

Tips to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables (Guest Post)

Do you struggle with getting your kids to eat vegetables? You are not alone. Many parents find it difficult to entice their children to eat a variety of healthy foods, especially vegetables.         Plenty of processed and packaged foods for children have added sugars and fats to make them taste sweeter and […]

Finding the Holy Grail that is a Diet That Works for You

Most women who have struggled to lose weight at one time or another will have tried at least one diet (usually a lot more!) in their time. There’s the cabbage soup diet, Weight Watchers, keto, the maple syrup diet, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg! The thing is, the average fad diet is […]

Essential Fuel For Growing Minds

Getting kids to eat a healthy, balanced diet isn’t necessarily the easiest thing to accomplish, but good nutrition is important for their growing bodies and minds. Just our bodies absorb nutrition from the food we eat and uses it to function, the brain also absorbs nutrients that help to improve brain function, memory, and concentration, […]

Make Friend With Your Food Again

Do you have a love/hate relationship with food? Most people love to hate food and hate the social situations that involve food. But don’t panic: Sometimes all you need is a better understanding of food to start loving it again. After all, your body needs its nutrients to function. So why deprive it of this […]

These Foods Will Weigh You and Your Family Down

When it comes to foods you should be avoiding – or, at least, the food you should be very careful with – most people seem to think they already know pretty much everything they need to know. That, or they have enough common sense to know the basics. Fast food is bad. Trans fats, whatever […]

Ronco EZ Store Food Dehydrator Review

Many people own food dehydrators. Some buy dehydrators because they have an abundant harvest and they don’t want it to go bad before they can cook it all. Some people use dehydrators because they want to enjoy their favorite seasonal foods all year long. Whatever the reason you are buying a food dehydrator, you want […]

Five Tasty Meatless Meals For Meat Lovers

We all know we should eat more vegetables, but the threat of mutiny from a family of meat-lovers dictates that there must always be a large helping of meat to go with it. Fortunately, there are ways to beat them at their own game. Here are five delicious meat-free meals based on classic recipes, so […]

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