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How do I add an EXTRA shopping week into my food budget?

How do I add an EXTRA shopping week into my food budget?

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here I go grocery shopping once a week and do really well staying in budget. But… Every four months, there is a fifth week and I get messed up and always go over… What can I do? Think about it, there are 4 weeks a year where you need to make that extra grocery trip… if you spend $50 a week on that extra trip, that is $200 a year!…

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Raising Chickens- Pros and Cons

Raising Chickens- Pros and Cons

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here Ever had the idea of raising your own chickens?  Or wondered WHY others did it?  Read about the reasons why we raise chickens, and the Pros and Cons of having chickens. Here’s the reason we raise chickens: I grew up with them, and they make great eggs and meat to support the family for cheap (when buying organic Wanted a “chore” for my boys to do where they can earn their own money ( by selling the eggs)…

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Everyday Frugal Living Tips

Everyday Frugal Living Tips

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here I contacted some of my FAVORITE frugal living blogs and asked them”What is one thing you do every day to be frugal?” Try to start off the new year with one of these ideas!  They are GREAT and everyone can find something from these experts opinions.   I LOVED the responses I got, and have already committed to a few of them to start off my new year. Everyday Frugal…

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5 Ways to get FREE or Inexpensive Produce

5 Ways to get FREE or Inexpensive Produce

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here Guest Post:  Mandy 5 Ways to get Free Produce 1.  Grow it yourself. Depending on where you live, there may be some start up costs involved if you want an elaborate setup, but remember that seeds are cheap, and grow in a variety of containers. Gardening is a great way to get free produce to can, freeze, and use.  A few months ago, I saw a tomato plant growing…

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Cheap Meal Ideas for a Tight Budget

Cheap Meal Ideas for a Tight Budget

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here Here are a few of my go-to Cheap Meal Ideas  when I’m running low on Food Budget for the month. I don’t recommend eating these for months on end, BUT if you have two weeks left in the month or more; and are almost out of cash in your food budget, they will defiantly work. First, check your freezer See if you have any freezer meals or meat that you can use up….

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