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 […]

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 […]

Is Skipping Breakfast Affecting Your Health?

We’re often told how ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day,’ but with early starts and busy schedules sometimes squeezing it in can be a struggle. Perhaps you’re just not a morning person, and eating in the morning makes you feel queasy. However, whatever the reason is why you’re not currently eating breakfast […]

The Everything Macaroni

This dinner idea really was pure luck. There wasn’t a recipe for me to follow and I simply just tossed a few items into a casserole dish and hoped for the best. Luckily, the family gobbled it up and enjoyed it.  Although, we were not big fans of the broccoli. You Will Need: 1/2 Package […]

Butter Pecan Apple Bake

Today, I attempted a new dessert.  As Ethan so mentioned to me previously how he was disappointed that I failed to buy any apple pie, I put my skills to the test and created this easy Butter Pecan Apple Back. It was by far one of the easiest desserts to make and was absolutely delicious […]

Amazing Apple Sauce

Last week, my mother brought over apples by the bag full. I can only eat so many apples before I start to lose my dang mind. These apples while they taste delicious, they are bruising and turning brown faster than I can peel them. I wanted to try something new, but  a baker I am […]

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 […]

Stuffed Green Peppers & Mexican Rice

I lost the original recipe I wanted to follow, so we did the best we could and lucky for us dinner was amazing. We completely filled 7 peppers with plenty of left over rice as a side dish. You Will Need: 2 Pounds of Ground Beef 3 Garlic Cloves, if desired 1 Small Onion Diced, […]

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