About 11 months ago there was a post in a facebook group that I'm in that asked how much people were spending on groceries. I estimated the amount to be about $150 a week. Then I sat down, downloaded my bank statement in .csv format and sorted it by where I was spending my money. … Continue reading Meal planning – a review
Yesterday I washed all my dishes by hand. Then I did it again today. I have a perfectly functioning dishwasher, so why? Well! I recently read a book by Joshua Becker titled "the more of less". In this book he has a section on why he stopped using his dishwasher. It's an interesting read, you … Continue reading Hand wash vs dishwash(er).
The Freezer: For the longest time, my freezer has been full. What of, I wasn't exactly sure. It had become a place of well-meaning gone wrong. Frozen leftovers from dinner for lunches... long forgotten about. I couldn't even tell you how long some of the food had been in there, or even what the original … Continue reading Pantry and Freezer Organisation.
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.
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.