Monthly Archive: April 2009

Apr 29

Frugal Food – Potato Fry – (GF)

Okay, so this is an obvious and easy one, and SO good! I love potatoes. When my husband saw a 20-lb bag of red potatoes on sale for $3.49, he bought 40 lbs worth. So…we’ve been eating a LOT of potatoes! Anywho, here’s the deal: 4-5 potatoes (red, baking, whatever kind you have)1 Tbsp olive …

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Apr 23

Earth Week – Saving Earth = Saving Money!

You don’t have to be a tree hugger to go green. Going “green” is obviously good for the environment. It’s also really, REALLY good for your wallet. Consider these ideas:   -Plant a tree. If you want to save money while saving Mother Earth with your trees, then buy yourself a fruit tree. If you …

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Apr 19

27 Ways to Save $$$ Now

1. Eat all of your meals at home today. 2. Grow a garden…now’s the perfect time to start! 3. Use rags instead of paper towels. 4. Go to the library instead of the bookstore, or instead of the movie theater. 5. Cut dryer sheets in half. 6. Turn old bread into breadcrumbs. 7. Eat leftovers …

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Apr 19

Flavored Rice Mixes

In honor of my rice food storage post, I thought I’d share some recipes I found from Wooden Spoon for flavored rice mixes. How cool is this! You simply combine all ingredients and stir evenly until distributed. Each mix recipe can be mixed with 4 cups uncooked white rice. Store them in a cool, dry …

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Apr 16

Dinner Under $10 – Fish, Potatoes, Salads

Okay, I’m gonna admit upfront that I cheated on this one. The salmon we used was salmon given to us by a neighbor, so it was free. I realize that fish is expensive. I promise I realize that! Please keep in mind though, that the whole point of this blog is to use EVERY resource …

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Apr 15

Did You Think To Store? (rice)

Did You Think To Store?(sung to the tune of Did You Think To Pray?) Verse 1Ere you spent your family’s paycheck,Did you think to save?Just a little for the storage ,Just a little for some porridgeYou may need some day. Oh, how storage helps the faithfulWhen the Prophet’s words come true.So, if you would not …

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