2-Weeks of Frugal Meals That Are NOT Spaghetti

2 week frugal meals that are not spaghetti

After my post about Pinterest 2-week meal planning, there were several questions, but the main one was how to make a frugal meal plan using Pinterest. I decided to accept the challenge and see what I could come up with to help not only my readers but our family as well. So I came up with 2- Weeks of Frugal Meals That Are NOT Spaghetti.2 week frugal meals that are not spaghetti

Where to start

I always start with the ads. Planning your menu based upon sales is always the cheapest way to create a…

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5 Steps to Start Planning for Disney

5 Steps to Start Planning for Disney

I LOVE amusement parks. The crowds, rollercoasters, food, and fun all of it make for a wonderful experience. BUT there isn’t a more magical place on earth that Walt Disney World. While Disneyland, at 500 acres, may have been built first, it doesn’t compare to everything that is offered on the 25, 000 acres that make up WDW.5 Steps to Start Planning for Disney

It was in 2000 that I had my first trip to Disney. Jackson was 18 months and Audrey was 6 months. Neither one of them remember the trip and…

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Pinterest 2-week Menu Planning

Pinterest 2- week Menu Planning

I love Pinterest. If you haven’t seen my boards, you really need to check them out HERE. I’m a crazy pinning woman. I LOVE Pinterest! Did I say that already? Pinterest has some amazing crafts, recipes, fashion ideas, blog information and just great reads. It truly has become a search engine, replacing Google for me in many ways. So it makes sense that Pinterest is my go to for my 2-week menu planning.Pinterest 2- week Menu Planning

 

My Inspiration

Two of my favorite bloggers have just finished stocking their freezer with some meals….

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Hows & Whys of Basic Menu Planning

Hows & Whys of Basic Menu Planning

Before we get into the hows & whys of basic menu planning, let’s talk about the 4 scenarios when it comes to meals, and see where you fit.Hows & Whys of Basic Menu Planning

Mad Rush Mom

It’s 5 pm and you are leaving work. As you walk out to your car, you realize that when you get home you have to feed your kids, who are always hungry. You aren’t really sure what you have in your house to eat, so you stop by the grocery store, and it is packed! You start…

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4 Ways to Tighten a Food Budget Today

4 Ways to Save on Your Food Budget Today.

If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say money is tight, I’d be a rich woman. We all know money is tight, and it is that way for different reasons for each family. We all buy groceries and could really tighten our food budget up some. There are 3 big reasons for our family. We are trying to pay off the last of our old debt, saving for a house, and we are planning a trip next fall to Walt Disney World. So here are 4 Ways to Tighten a Food Budget Today.

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Stop fear in its tracks

Taking captive every thought to stop fear in its tracks.

Money is one of the biggest things married people fight over. In the beginning of our marriage we were like everyone else and fought about it.

Taking captive every thought to stop fear in its tracks.Stephen has a fear of going in the red and I have a fear of not having a safety net of money. This may seem like the same thing, but it isn’t.

He is about not spending money at all. Honestly I do most of the spending, but I’m the one who buys everything for the family. I don’t…

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5 Road trip vacation planning musts

5 Things to save your sanity on your next road trip vacation.

As a mom, we spend three times as much time planning for the road trip as we do being on the trip. We know the planning is important, because once you know what you are doing on your trip, it is much easier to plan for the trip.

I’m always looking for ways to make this easier. I have a standard packing list from years ago when we lived in Pennsylvania and traveled home to Indiana. It has changed very little over the years, except to expanded due to more children and different needs for each…

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