Monthly Archives: March 2009


So, I’m trying to be better about planning my menus incorporating the food I already have in my pantry. Here’s the plan for the week: *Monday – Leftovers from Grandma’s!*Tuesday – Chicken enchilada soup*Wednesday – Fried Potatoes with carrots and ham, corn, applesauce for dessert*Thursday – Rice, baked salmon, salad, maybe sweet potato*Friday – Pancakes, bacon, fruit salad*Saturday – Leftover night:-) –Confession: I rarely stick with the plan I make. I can almost guarantee that on Tuesday I won’t feel […]

Monday’s Menu Planning


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At the last frugal living class I taught, I was asked the question, “How can I feed my family of 4 for under $10 a meal?” (she was referring to dinner, the ‘main’ meal.) So…I decided I would post every dinner meal I make from yesterday on that is under $10. However, since my family of 4 consists of 2 adults and 2 fairly young children, I decided I needed some criteria: -Every meal I make must be under $10 […]

Feed a Family of 4 for under $10 a meal?



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Here’s the outline I’m using for my frugal living class tonight, in case anyone is interested. We’re having peanut butter bars made from food storage for refreshments and I’ve got a bunch of garden seeds for people to take home. Other than that, this is about it! Overview on January’s class: Goal setting – What goals did you set? Why did you set the goals that you did? Having a better understanding of why you have the goals you do […]

Frugal Living – How to Save Money on Entertainment