Frugal Friday 12.02.16

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It’s Frugal Friday: A recap of how we frugal-ed our way through the week so that we have more money to put towards our financial goals. What We Ate this Week: Sunday: Using leftover turkey & gravy, I made Turkey & Waffles , steamed vegetable. I browned both packs at once and added 3 cans of black beans, water, and my homemade taco seasoning. Tuesday: Using leftover turkey, I made Turkey Noodle Soup and served with a salad and homemade sugar-free applesauce.

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What We Ate this Week on our Budget 10.13.17

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It’s a tight budget and I failed miserably recently, but we have lots of financial goals, so I need to get it back in line. Monday: I never made the baked ziti last weekend like I thought I would, so I made it on Monday, because I knew I would need leftovers on Tuesday night. It was a busy night, so we ate leftover baked ziti. Thursday: We had leftover mashed potatoes (the meatloaf was gobbled up), so I used the Instant Pot again to make shredded chicken with gravy.

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Frugal Friday: Cheap Turkeys for the Win! 11.18.16

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It’s Frugal Friday: A recap of how we frugal-ed our way through the week so that we have more money to put towards our financial goals. What We Ate this Week: Monday: Burrito Bowls with leftover chicken from last week. Wednesday: Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas with my homemade fajita seasoning. Thursday: leftovers from Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Roast one up now for your family and freeze leftovers for future meals. Financial Resources: 1.

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What We Ate this Week on our Budget 09.15.17

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It’s a tight budget and I failed miserably over the summer, but we have lots of financial goals, so I need to get it back in line. Dinner #1 (as they call it) is usually a sandwich or leftovers previous nights. Homemade Sugar-Free Applesauce. homemade applesauce. homemade applesauce. Friday: leftover sloppy joes, french fries, steamed vegetables.

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Frugal Friday 11.25.16

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It’s Frugal Friday: A recap of how we frugal-ed our way through the week so that we have more money to put towards our financial goals. What We Ate this Week: Monday : Ham & Bean Soup , homemade sugar-free applesauce. Saturday: I am roasting a turkey for my family, mostly for the leftovers, but also so the 4 of us can sit down as a family for a big meal.

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What We Ate this Week on our Budget 10.20.17

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It’s a tight budget and I failed miserably recently, but we have lots of financial goals, so I need to get it back in line. My husband and I had leftovers, one daughter had breakfast-for-dinner, and the other daughter had a can of soup. homemade sugar-free applesauce. Wednesday: leftover night. Welcome to my weekly series, What We Ate this Week on our Budget.

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What We Ate this Week on our Budget 10.06.17

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It’s a tight budget and I failed miserably recently, but we have lots of financial goals, so I need to get it back in line. Chicken Orzo Soup: I used some cooked chicken and homemade chicken stock from last week’s freezer cooking session. Homemade Sugar-Free Applesauce. homemade sugar-free applesauce. Lunches included leftovers, sandwiches, chicken nuggets, soups, apples, pretzels, and yogurt sticks.

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What We Ate this Week on our Budget 09/01/2017

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It’s a tight budget and I failed miserably over the summer, but we have lots of financial goals, so I need to get it back in line. I’ll make my own homemade burrito bowls in the future. Thursday: Leftover Smorgasbord night. It’s been a long time since I’ve shared the series, What We Ate this Week on our Budget , but I missed the accountability and I had several readers ask for its return. Our monthly grocery budget for my family of 4 is $500.

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What We Ate this Week on our Budget 09-08-2017

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It’s a tight budget and I failed miserably over the summer, but we have lots of financial goals, so I need to get it back in line. When I got home, I washed the apples in some vinegar water and made my first batch of homemade sugar-free applesauce of the season. We ate leftovers. Monday: Sirloin Steak with pan sauce, Hasselback Potatoes , garden salad, homemade applesauce. Wednesday: leftover night from Tuesday’s dinner.

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How We Frugal-ed this Week: 10/12/18

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so that we have more money to put towards our financial goals. Monday: Shephard’s Pie with leftover mashed potatoes from last week. homemade refried beans. homemade sugar-free applesauce – It’s that time of year and I made a huge batch about 3 weeks ago. Frugal Friday: A recap of how we frugal-ed our way through the week. Our mission: Live WELL On LESS Money.

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Frugal Friday: 11/04/16

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It’s Frugal Friday: A recap of how we frugal-ed our way through the week so that we have more money to put towards our financial goals. Tuesday: We had a lot of pesto ranch chicken leftover from last week , so I cooked some bacon in the oven and made chicken & bacon quesadillas. They were yummy and a great way to use up leftover chicken. Thursday: Parmesan chicken tenders , mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, homemade sugar-free applesauce.

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How I Spent $425 on Groceries in March

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But we have some serious financial goals to hit and the grocery budget is an easy target when it comes to cutting the budget. And while I didn’t hit my goal of $400, I did reduce our spending to $425 for my family of 4. A couple of notes to keep in mind: I keep a moderately stocked freezer with marked down meat , loss leaders , batch pre-cooked meat , cooked beans , homemade baked goods and sauces. Lunches Included: leftovers. leftovers.

25 Ways to Find Money for Your Emergency Fund

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And while I don’t like parting with our money, I am grateful that this repair won’t send us into financial distress. An easy lunch idea in one word: leftovers! Another friend sells her homemade artisan bread and another friend sells hand-sewn dolls at craft fairs.

25 Ways to Find Money for Your Emergency Fund

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And while I don’t like parting with our money, I am grateful that this repair won’t send us into financial distress. Not enough time in the morning to make breakfast AND pack a lunch, one word: leftovers! If you have a big financial goal, think about how much you pay someone to do something that you are capable of doing yourself. Another friend sells her homemade artisan bread and another friend sells hand sewn dolls at craft fairs.