It's hard to believe October is almost over! Where did the month go? Where has the year gone! It's another Meal Plan Monday here at a Life on a Dime and I love this time of year. I love comfort foods for chilly nights! Here is the meal plan for the final installment of Meal Plan Monday on the blog. October is winding down and with it Blogtober.
Holidays can be expensive. Hosting big family dinners can also be expensive. But they don't have to be! Save yourself some time, money, and stress; try these frugal holiday dinner ideas this Thanksgiving and Christmas and have a great day with your family and friends, instead of stressing in the kitchen or over your budget.
Now that I'm home full-time I like to keep a plan so I know what's for dinner every day. Not only do I save time in the kitchen we save money on groceries. We literally spend about $150 a month less on groceries than we did prior to meal planning! It works!
It's Meal Plan Monday again! I hope you enjoyed last week's menu! For week two I have seven more frugal dinner ideas on the menu. Remember, every Monday in the month of October the #blogtober post will be on our family’s weekly meal plan. If this is helpful to enough of you I will keep … Continue reading A Simple Dinner Menu: Meal Plan Monday Week 2
It's Meal Plan Monday! Welcome to the first edition of Meal Plan Monday! Every Monday in the month of October the #blogtober post will be on our family's weekly meal plan. I will link to or post recipes used for the week. *This page contains affiliate links. At no cost to you I earn a … Continue reading Meal Plan Monday: What’s on the Weekly Meal Plan?
Save More Dough by Using These Simple Tips It feels so good to be on a budget and know that your money is now going to work for you! But what if you're spending more money than you realized on food? Even after slashing the takeout budget you're spending more than anticipated. I know at … Continue reading 5 Tips to Save More Dough on Groceries
I'm Not That Mom... I love all those fancy photos of elaborate school lunches lovingly packed by moms and nannies and posted to Instagram accounts dedicated entirely to said lunches. They're so fun. And not particulary frugal and dairy-free. They're also so not me. The ones I think I could pull off rather easily (a … Continue reading 25 Frugal and Dairy-Free School Lunch Ideas
Yes, you CAN eat healthy on a budget! Very healthy! Put down that boxed meal and hear me out... This post is coming to you per the suggestion of a follower. Not following along yet? Just click add your email address and click the pink box to the right of the large image at the … Continue reading Healthy on a Budget is Possible and Here’s How
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. How'd we do? I previously posted how we planned to host the kids' birthday party on a $150 budget including food and kids' gifts. You can click here to read that if you missed it. Here is the budget breakdown: We spent $69 for martial arts … Continue reading Birthday Party Budget Breakdown