• frugal meals in pots on kitchen counter

    Easy Frugal Meals

    When times are lean, I always look for any small cuts we can make in our budget. Sometimes that means I need to incorporate more frugal meals into our regular meal plans…

  • spaghetti dish from meal plan

    week 14 Grocery List and Meal Plan from Aldi

    Friends, I broke the cardinal rule of grocery shopping this week. I went to the grocery store hungry. Now, I didn’t go over budget but I definitely bought things I did not…

  • multiple school lunches laid out

    Back to School Lunch Box Ideas

    Are you scratching your head each morning wondering “What should I put in my kindergartner’s lunch box?” Or is your 2nd grader coming home with a full lunchbox because they didn’t want…

  • calendar for meal plans

    The Best Free Printable Meal Plans

    Meal planning has been such an important tool for helping to manage our grocery budget. We used to spend a ton of money on groceries and were still eating out several times…