How to feed your family for $100/week

I have been wanting to do a segment for a while on how to eat well within a budget. Every week, I scan the flyers, see what’s on sale, and plan around that for each week’s menu plan. When something I use often is on sale, and the sale is particularly good (good=only on sale once every few months at…

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Are Groceries really cheaper in the USA?

I read a lot about saving money. Especially when it comes to meal planning – this is something I love to do, and I spend time looking up recipes and comparing notes with other moms. One of the things that keeps coming up is how inexpensive groceries seem to be in the USA – specifically meat – I wonder how much I…

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The Tightwad Gazette – The Price Book

After readling the Titghtwad Gazette, it became clear that one of the main areas you can save on is your food bill. Every week, I scan the flyers and make lists of things at the various stores we can use and stock up on. I may not get to every store that week, but it’s a good starting place to…

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MSG – is it in everything?

I have been trying to eliminate MSG from my diet recently as a pilot project. When I started this journey, I wasnt prepared for how many things I eat everyday that have MSG, or a form of MSG in it. I did some research, and found that it can go by many different names (over 40), and can even be…

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