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 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. Tuesday: Using leftover turkey, I made Turkey Noodle Soup and served with a salad and homemade sugar-free applesauce. Thursday: Leftover Turkey & Noodle soup and grilled cheese sandwiches.

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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. 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. Got turkey leftovers: 20 Recipes for Turkey Leftovers and if you’re sick of turkey, it freezes really well–how-to details in the post.

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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. 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 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. Wednesday: leftover night. Lunches included leftovers (goulash, quesadillas, and Alfredo), sandwiches, chicken nuggets, apples, carrots with ranch dressing, pretzels, granola bars, and yogurt sticks.

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Chit Chat: 06.17.18

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We used gift cards on 3 nights, ate leftovers on 1 night, and grilled burgers on the last night. This month’s challenge: Create a Financial Vision Board. we’re working on our Financial Vision Board in the month of June. The topic came to me when I realized that my husband and I haven’t really talked about our future financial goals in awhile. Here’s a peek at what’s going on with me, my family, and our life. Date night!

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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. Friday: leftover sloppy joes, french fries, steamed vegetables. I’ve recently re-started the series, What We Ate this Week on our Budget , because I missed the accountability and I had several readers ask for its return.

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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. Lunches included leftovers, sandwiches, chicken nuggets, soups, apples, pretzels, and yogurt sticks. Welcome to my weekly series, What We Ate this Week on our Budget. Grocery spending can get out of hand quickly, so I post our weekly menu to ensure that I am planning it weekly. Our monthly grocery budget for my family of 4 is $500.

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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. 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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How this Couple Eliminated $180,000 of Debt in 12 Months!

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He has paid a price to win with hard work and sacrifice to reach his goals, and I truly admire him for that. So we would cook at home and take leftovers for lunch the next day. If married, who initiated the debt free goal? I told him I was not okay with student loans, and that if he wanted to go back to school, we had to get in a better position financially. What are your financial goals now? Please note, I AM NOT A FINANCIAL PLANNER.

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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.

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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. Frugal Friday: A recap of how we frugal-ed our way through the week. Our mission: Live WELL On LESS Money. What We Ate this Week: I make an effort each week to serve my family delicious food but still stick to the budget. Every Sunday afternoon, I plan the meals and do my grocery shopping for the week. I find the routine keeps me in check.

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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. We ate leftovers. Wednesday: leftover night from Tuesday’s dinner. I’ve recently re-started the series, What We Ate this Week on our Budget , because 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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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! Emergencies happen when you least expect them. My husband sent me a short text a few years ago, “truck $700.”

Our 2017 Debt Freedom Plan Update

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Unfortunately, we did not hit that goal and in part, have made some major changes to our Debt Freedom Plan. This new strategy had us looking in the same direction with regards to our financial future and my husband was on board. The good news is that we’ve been able to cash flow these expenses, but the bad news is there wasn’t much additional leftover to apply towards our loan. ” It might be small, but its size has probably set us up very well financially.

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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. Lunches Included: leftovers. tacos from leftover pork tenderloin – I make tacos quite a bit with leftover pork or chicken. leftovers.

11 Simple Meal Planning Tips

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My husband and I made some serious financial goals for 2014. To achieve those goals I need to review our spending to see where I can make some cuts. If pork tenderloins are on sale, my menu will include Roasted Garlic & Herb Pork Tenderloin and I’ll use the leftovers on another night for tacos. If there is one budget category that can quickly get out of control for me, it is GROCERIES.

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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. Emergencies happen when you least expect it. Just last week, my husband sent me a short text, “truck $700.”