Budgeting and Meal Planning Tips


Meal Planning Step 1: Apply Your Knowledge

Recently I discussed the benefits of putting a meal plan together, while also highlighting a few of my favorite time-saving meal planning services. Missed it? Click here to get the scoop. This week I’m diving in a bit deeper. Exploring step one of our Meal Planning series, the how-to of Apply Your Knowledge.   Apply Your Knowledge Before you start


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Meal Planning: There’s an APP for that!

Meal planning. Meh. Sounds about as exciting as scrubbing the floors or picking up your kids’ toys (again and AGAIN), doesn’t it? You know what though? Meal planning works. AND it beats the alternative to smithereens. What alternative am I referring to? The one with the all to familiar scenario of you at 5:30 pm. Staring into the refrigerator/freezer/pantry wondering


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Coupons- Check out these FREE sites! Updated

Check out these FREE Coupon websites to help with your meal planning and shopping. www.coolsavings.com www.redplum.com www.freecoupons.com www.coupon-lady.com www.coupons.com www.thekrazycouponlady.com www.couponmom.com www.GoodRX.com www.Coupon-Clicker.com www.GroceryCouponCart.com www.mommysavesbig.com www.printablecouponcode.com www.wow-coupons.com www.lozo.com www.printablegrocerycoupons.net www.smartsource.com


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Creamy Tomato Fettuccini (Only $1.14 per serving)

Homemade pasta sauce is what makes this simple dish so delicious. Making your own sauce is not only great for your budget, it also cuts down on sodium in the dish. Making you own tomato sauce is easy and a great way to get the kids to help in the kitchen. Once the pasta and sauce are tossed, personalize your meal with


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