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Buy this…Save $$$

There are so many gadgets out there…believe, me, I have built a small arsenal of them.  My cache includes the Nutribullet for my morning smoothies, my indoor, smokeless grill for chicken and steaks, that ol’ workhorse – the Kitchen-Aid Mixer, and, of course, the necessary and beloved coffee maker, to name just a few. But, out of all of my

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Ditch the Deli!

Deli meat is expensive! And, it is loaded with salt and preservatives. As part of our Food Budget Lifestyle that has saved us thousands, we gave it up.  At $6-$8 per pound, by the time we got done with the ham, turkey and salami, we had blown our weekly budget at the deli counter! But, without this easy go to,

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Five Elegant Seafood Meals that Your Guests will Never Know Came from…get this…a Can!

Yes, you read that right – You can create elegance from a can of…tuna, crabmeat, clams, salmon, or sardines! With an open-mind, a can opener, and the Internet at my finger tips, this week’s budget tips feature canned seafood (but no one has to know that except you!). In my quest for ingredients that are oh-so-easy on the wallet, I’ve

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An Amazingly Frugal But Always Fabulous Food Buy

Looking for a perfect addition to your Food Budget Lifestyle? Need to add something to your meal repertoire that is nutritious, versatile, and economic? Can’t find something that works for breakfast, lunch, and dinner?  Look no further! I’ve got an ingredient that fits the (dollar) bill! The egg. Eggs are extremely healthy.  They contain no sugar, no gluten, and no

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What to Eat to Cut Your Grocery Bill (No, It’s Not Ramen!)

I began a Food Budget Lifestyle as my New Year’s Resolution, 2018.  You know what? Even with only a few weeks under our belts, our family has saved hundreds of dollars!  We are planning meals, using what’s in the pantry, and being smarter about where we purchase our groceries.  We also are always on the lookout for healthy, delicious recipes

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