I am going to try and stay at $600. I have already spent $165 th... moreI am going to try and stay at $600. I have already spent $165 this month at Costco. I bought chicken, ground beef, fruit, veggies, dairy and canned goods. I will get my refund check from American express in a couple of weeks and I will use it to fill the freezer and pantry for the month so I should be able to stay at $600. This will be the first full month that grandson is eating no baby food or formula.
Bits and pieces of leftovers. DH will probably make some p... moreBits and pieces of leftovers. DH will probably make some pasta to go along with his and I will make a green salad for both of us to have also.
I am going to budget $600 for our house this month because I wil... moreI am going to budget $600 for our house this month because I will need to buy some meat the last part of the month. I am not sure about what I will be putting aside for BFF.
I can't say that I changed anything to deal with power outages..... moreI can't say that I changed anything to deal with power outages..except, I now make sure that the laundry is all washed,and the dishes are all washed..
I try to always be prepared because that is how I am wired..I feel in control when I have prepared for bad weather or just about anything..I feel it's my job as a mom & a wife to make sure my family has what they need at all times..I keep well stocked up on everything that my family needs from food to medicine to batteries to you name it..
I spent $720 in January. That included $60 for dog food an... moreI spent $720 in January. That included $60 for dog food and another $30 for OTC meds and paper goods. About $350 went home with BFF. So we were under our budget of $400 for just groceries for our house by $120.
Being a prepper doesn't carry quite the negative connotations that it seemed to in the past. Due in part to recent disasters, more people have realized that they need to depend on themselves and not government agencies that may or may not appear when they are needed.
Being ready for a hurri...
by Joseph Hogue
If you have seen the headlines or have had any experience with crowdfunding over the last year, you’re probably thinking how you can get in on this booming new form of finance. I’ve been coaching crowdfunding campaigns for a couple of years and was really excited...
Still eating out of the pantry? What are you going to do with that little jar of pasta sauce you thought you'd use? Or the package of ancient grains that never made it into a loaf of bread? Maybe it's a dry soup mix that you've had for awhile or a package of instant cereal no one likes.
We ran out of bread this past week, and for a family that loves peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, this was a big problem. But before I get into my bread-making adventure, let me give you a quick update on all things Pantry Challenge at my house.
1. I cleaned out my refrigerator over the weekend. ...
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