Saving Money on Food While On the Road

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Alcohol was dirt cheap in New Orleans, and transportation was a very small line on our budget in New York City. Something that I’ve found throughout all of my trips to the many different places I’ve visited, is that food is always a cost that is hard to contain.

How to Save Money on Food Costs

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This constitutes food that you buy but don’t consume. Buy the portions that you will need, unless you can repackage and freeze the food you won’t be able to consume immediately. Honey and eggs are good food. How to Save Money on Transport Costs.

Amazon: Nesco Food Dehydrator for $30.24 Shipped!

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Right now Amazon has this Nesco American Harvest 400 Watt Food Dehydrator on sale for only $30.24 (reg. It means that you are not buying those foods in-store, with packages that end up in the landfills. Amazon: Nesco Food Dehydrator for $30.24

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Amazon: Crock-Pot 20-Ounce Lunch Crock Food Warmer Only $15 (Reg. $24.99)!

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Right now Amazon has the Crock-Pot 20-Ounce Lunch Crock Food Warmer in Pink on sale for only $15 (reg. Amazon: Crock-Pot 20-Ounce Lunch Crock Food Warmer Only $15 (Reg. 24.99)! You can get it in time for Christmas with two-day shipping, which is FREE with Amazon Prime.

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Snapware Airtight Food Storage 38-Pc. Container Set – $19.97 (was $80!)

For the Mommas

Snapware Airtight Food Storage 38-Pc. You can get the Snapware Airtight Food Storage 38 pc Container Set for only $19.97 (reg $80!) Strong durable handle is perfect for transporting. Get the Snapware Airtight Food Storage 38-Pc. Container Set – $19.97 (was $80!).

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8 ways to save money at FinCon

The Frugal Girl

Walking + public transport did the trick just fine, and that was much, much cheaper than paying to park a car in a city. Buy food from stores around the hotel. Not as cheap as the grocery store, but cheaper than the food at the hotel! Take advantage of the free food at FinCon.

Rubbermaid Brilliance Food Storage Container 10-Piece Set – $11.39

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Grab this Rubbermaid Brilliance Food Storage Container 10 Piece Set for only $11.39 Rubbermaid Brilliance Food Storage Containers are designed to be 100% leak-proof, allowing you to easily transport foods that you previously couldn’t—like sauces, soups, and stews.

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Two New Food Printable Coupons Good for CVS Shopping: Lipton & Spam

Simply CVS

Whenever I see a coupon for Spam I am immediately transported back to my childhood: Spam, Velveeta mac & cheese (before they were boxed together), fried potatoes and applesauce. Anyways, here are two new printable coupons you might want to print and tuck in your CVSing coupon file. off one box of Lipton Green Tea $1.50 off 3 12 oz. SPAM products. printable coupons

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Where to Travel In December For Less

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The Christmas markets will be open, so if you're looking for street food, holiday spirit, and/or last-minute gifts, this is the place to do it. Get discounts on museums, gardens, transportation, restaurants and more.

38 Piece Snapware Food Storage Container Set $19

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Need new food storage containers? This Snapware 38-Piece Airtight Food Storage Container Set is on sale for $19 (Reg $46.99). Strong durable handle perfect for transporting. The post 38 Piece Snapware Food Storage Container Set $19 appeared first on Saving Cents With Sense.

Affordable International Travel Destinations

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There are many places that are very affordable to where you may even be able to stay under $40/day for basic accommodation, transportation and 3 meals (airfare not included). Try to stay within one or two regions or use local transportation to cut costs.

Presto 8-Quart Nomad Traveling Slow Cooker $56.81 {Reg $94}

For the Mommas

The Slow Cooker that Cooks and Goes! Ideal for slow cooking foods and taking them on the road. In carrying mode, locking lid seals tight for spill-proof transport. Presto 8-Quart Nomad Traveling Slow Cooker $56.81 {Reg $94}.

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Six Eco-friendly Ways to Save Money for You and Your Family

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Transportation. Heading into the summer, gas prices will continue to go up, so transportation alternatives can really help. Carpooling, public transportation, and biking are all terrific ways to cut down trips to the gas pump while decreasing your own personal carbon footprint left on the environment. Raising livestock for food takes an enormous toll on the environment, primarily because of the deforestation.

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6-Quart Crock Pot Slow Cooker $19.35 {Reg $44.40}

For the Mommas

This Crock-Pot Cook & Carry Manual Slow Cooker is convenient for travel, potlucks, family gatherings, tailgating, parties, and just about any time you need to transport food prepared at home. 6-Quart Crock Pot Slow Cooker $19.35 {Reg $44.40}.

FREE eCookbook: Top 12 Incredible Cupcakes

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And be sure to check out this super-simple cupcake holder for transporting those yummy treats! Freebies American Family Cupcakes eCookbook food free Free Download free downloads free ebook free ebooks free eCookbooks Recipes

How Downsizing to an Apartment Has Saved Us Money

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We are also better about the way we make food purchases. Since we don’t have an extra freezer to store items anymore, we aren’t buying huge amounts of food. This has led to a smaller grocery bill, even though food costs more out here.

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10 MORE Free (but Thoughtful) Christmas Gift Ideas

Family Balance Sheet

For the people on your list that might rely on public transportation or have unreliable transportation, consider offering to run their errands or chauffeur them for their errands for an afternoon or two. What a delicious gift of food!

Pyrex 16 Piece Nesting Storage Set ONLY $27.97 Shipped

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Their secure-fitting lids keep foods safe during transport, fresh during storage. Pyrex 16 Piece Nesting Storage Set ONLY $27.97 Shipped Grab Pyrex 16 Piece Nesting Storage Set for ONLY $27.97 at Amazon with FREE Shipping.

Hello Kitty Slow Cooker – Pink $19.99 {67% Off}

For the Mommas

Safety handles on the outside for easy transportation. Glass top is great to see the progress of the food without disturbing it. Amazon has the Hello Kitty Slow Cooker – Pink (APP-41209) on sale for $19.99. List price is $59.99 or 67% off.

Thrifty Ways to Save on Travel

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The date of the travel is important since rates for accommodations and transportation vary depending on the season. This is so to keep the amount spent on transportation at a minimum. Food and shopping.

Are You Prepared For An Emergency?

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I have emergency supplies in the car, including blankets, food, flares, and First Aid. For example, if my family were to experience a sudden drop in income, we have enough home food storage to help us along for a few months. You never know when an emergency will arise.

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Coca-Cola Coke Zero & SUPERVALU 2016 Sweeps

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If trip destination is less than 250 miles from the winner’s residence, winner will be provided $200 in spending money for driving expenses in lieu of air transportation. This is all about March Madness and that means SWEEPS time!

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Using up every scrap of your vegetables

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I hate wasting food so I was pretty annoyed to find, at the end of last week, that we had loads of curly, wrinkly veg left over. All that care and energy spent sowing, growing, picking, packing and transporting the dratted stuff, and we hadn’t managed to eat it. Food & Drink cheap meals low cost recipesOh, the guilt! I even found. read more.

Cut Back on Waste & Help the Environment

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The family in the documentary was what many Americans might consider “extreme”, as they only shopped at a farmers market which sold locally sourced food (cutting back on the emissions from transportation of food as well as the chemicals required to preserve the food in transport).

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Do I Really Spend US$27,288 Each Year on My Child?

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If you live in an expensive urban area, you will spend more on everything, from housing and food to child care and transportation.

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How to Save Cash and Your Health With a Garden

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Fifty years ago, this was the norm; almost every backyard had a veggie patch that supplemented the food bought at a store. Then life got busy, food was more readily available and was often flown in from further afield, making varieties available out of season.

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How To Get Your Budget To Balance

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Next comes transportation at 17.6%, but this is one area that could vary widely between households. Food accounts for 15.6% We all know that one of the best personal finance strategies is to have a budget and you’ve probably tried to create one at some time.

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Bella – 18-Quart Turkey Roaster ONLY $29.99 Shipped (LOWEST Price)

For the Mommas

You can also bake or slow cook other foods. Cool touch handles allows you to transport your fully cooked bird safely. Bella – 18-Quart Turkey Roaster ONLY $29.99 Shipped (LOWEST Price). Here is a great deal for Thanksgiving and the holidays!

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Six Ways to Reuse Your Plastic Grocery Bags

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Many times, people use trash bags to transport used clothing, but grocery bags will work as well. Plastic grocery bags can be irritating and useful all at the same time.

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How to Go Green Witout Going Broke

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That way you keep both the glass and plastic bottles out of the landfill and you reduce the environmental impact of transporting water from draught-ridden areas. According to, approximately 40 percent of the foods Americans buy goes to waste.

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Budget Friendly Camping for the Whole Family

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Camping gear , food, gas, park fees and everything else always adds up and at the end of the trip, you might wish you didn’t go in the first place! Make a daily meal plan so you’ll know exactly what food to bring and how much. Save on Gas and Transportation.

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Ways to Make Do With What You Have

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Use up your food. No one likes second hand food, but if you fix it differently the second time around it can still be appetizing. With fresh food – buy only what you can eat before it goes bad. Store food properly to make it last as long as possible.

My Coffee Pot Ate My Money: A Tale of Product Failure and Liability

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There have been many product liability cases involving prescription drugs, medical devices, food, vehicles, baby gear, and household appliances. Funky Food. Some of your favorite foods may be bad for you, literally.

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Having a Hard Time Getting By? 3 Budget Leaks You May Be Experiencing.

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Do you make enough money to cover your mortgage or rent, groceries, transportation, and other essential expenses, but find yourself on a treadmill of not being able to save?

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What Are You Giving Up to Save Money?

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I’m all for saving money and inspiring people to cook their own food, but I worry about the trade offs. Is it really worth it to give up whole foods (not the store, the actual foods) to save money?

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Are You Planning For Aging in Place?

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Eating and food preparation. Food & food prep. Will you prepare food or is there a service that can deliver hot meals to you. I’ll need to investigate how to get groceries delivered (or use the below transportation option while I can). Transportation. There is an Older Adult Transportation Service available in our area, and we do have a son in the metro and then there are always cabs. Where will you live when you grow old?

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The Eco-Friendly Benefits of Being Vegetarian

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1 – More food and water available. Breeding animals to produce meat is more damaging to the planet than you might think, thanks in part to the food and water that is needed to sustain them. This post was written for Blog Action Day 2011.

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Target Black Friday in July Sale!

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Cuisinart Food Processor – $34.99 (reg. 24.99) Lego City Helicopter Transporter Set – $31.49 (reg. Target is having a HUGE Black Friday in July sale right now! Through tomorrow (7/9), you can get discounts on over 100 different items.

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Saving Your Pennies For A Rainy Day

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Your needs are crucial, and include things like food, water, clothes, transportation, etc. This will help you save money, especially when you take a look at the prices of food today.

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I Am Rich Because….

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Faster transportation. Plentiful food with wide variety. We are privileged to have access to food from around the world, year round. We also have the luxury of having our food prepared for us. Most people know deep down that riches are not measured by dollars alone.

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5 Ways I Make My Travel Easier On Me

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

It’s a pain to bring the carry-on through the airport, managing it as you get food or use the restroom. Make sure you eat healthy food. I’ve done a lot of traveling lately.

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How to Establish an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle at Home

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Reduce your dependence on fossil fuels by driving less and using public transport or walking; reduce your energy consumption by turning off lights to empty rooms and appliances at the wall; choose energy-efficient appliances and alternative power sources; change to CFL light bulbs.

Amazon: Rachael Ray Bench Scrape Shovel Only $5.44 (Reg. $10.49)!

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Right now Amazon has the Rachael Ray Bench Scrape Shovel on sale for only $5.44 (reg. 10.49)! Shipping is free with Amazon Prime or any order over $35.

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