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Project: Food Budget Weeks 45-48

Project: Food Budget Weeks 45-48

Tip of the Week: The holidays are approaching rapidly. How do you save not overspend through the holidays? During the month of November I really focussed on using up the… Read more »

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Project: Food Budget Weeks 43 & 44

Project: Food Budget Weeks 43 & 44

Tip of the Week: Cook once, eat twice. Too busy to cook? Cook a large meal on Sunday. It is easy to double or even triple a recipe so that you… Read more »

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Project: Food Budget Weeks 41 &42

Project: Food Budget Weeks 41 &42

Tip of the Week: Buy local meat. I know these tips are getting a bit repetitive. Bear with me. This time I am referring to buying local meats. Our family… Read more »

Project: Food Budget Weeks 39 & 40

Project: Food Budget Weeks 39 & 40

Tip of the Week: Menu Plan! I know I have mentioned this once or twice or even three times before, but seriously, menu planning is the key to saving money on… Read more »

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Project: Food Budget Week 38

Project: Food Budget Week 38

Tip of the Week: Stock up on winter vegetables. The farmer’s markets and grocery stores are bursting with root and winter vegetables. Alternatively, you could consider subscribing to a winter vegetable… Read more »

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Project: Food Budget Weeks 33-37

Project: Food Budget Weeks 33-37

Update: We moved in August, 10 minutes away from our previous house, but still a big job with two little co-dictators around. We had some friends help and the move… Read more »

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Project: Food Budget Week 32

Project: Food Budget Week 32

Tip of the Week: Price compare. I typically shop later in the week after the sale flyers have been delivered. Then I plan my shopping around the sales. Also, when shopping… Read more »

Project: Food Budget Weeks 30 and 31

Project: Food Budget Weeks 30 and 31

Tip of the Week: Clean out the pantry and freezer. Do an inventory of your pantry and freezer and plan meals around those items. We are moving in three weeks,… Read more »

Project: Food Budget Week 29

Project: Food Budget Week 29

Tip of the Week: Cook in season. We have company coming this weekend for 4 days. I planned all our meals around the in season produce. Seasonal foods are significantly cheaper…. Read more »

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Project: Food Budget Weeks 25-28

Project: Food Budget Weeks 25-28

Tip of the Week: Subscribe to a CSA (Community Shared Agriculture). This month marks the first of 16 weeks of fresh, local, organic vegetables we receive weekly from our CSA,… Read more »

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