How to grocery shop on a budget (successfully!)

Sheesh it's been a while! But with the weather warming up again I'm feeling a bit more motivated to share some of the success I've had with sticking to my grocery budget. Ready? 1. Determine how much you've been spending. You can do this in a number of ways - my preferred method is by … Continue reading How to grocery shop on a budget (successfully!)

Shopping your meal plan.

Are you ready for some retail therapy? Ok, grocery shopping is NOT classed as retail therapy BUT once you start seeing the savings you're making from all the effort you've just put in, then you may be able to direct those savings to something more enjoyable... Once you've done all the planning that you've read … Continue reading Shopping your meal plan.

The Ultimate Meal Planner Binder – that you can make at home.

If you broke into my house, in my kitchen you would find my current meal planner binder. It's grey. It's labelled. And it contains the following: My seasonal rotating 4 weekly meal planner spreadsheet. My shopping list for each week complete with the cost of how much I'm budgeting to spend. Recipes. If you're planning … Continue reading The Ultimate Meal Planner Binder – that you can make at home.

Easy, tasty, cheap meals. One week sampler.

Are you stuck for meal ideas?  Eating the same thing week in week out? Here is a week's worth of ideas for you!  If you have missed any of the posts in my series on meal planning, you can read them all starting from this one. Now, your experience in the kitchen may not mirror … Continue reading Easy, tasty, cheap meals. One week sampler.