Meal planning – a review

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

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Menu planning for busy people

I've written this post previously, but since I've nearly halved my grocery bill I wanted to share it again! The first time I talked about it was in my post entitled "Time". So here it is! Again! I've not always been organised, it has taken years to get here! This post is to encourage and … Continue reading Menu planning for busy people

It’s a wrap! Meal planning summary.

Well, that's all folks! How to meal plan... I thought it would be handy to have the whole series in one post to save you some time trying to find what you are looking for, so here it is! 5 big reasons to meal plan Save money, save time, reduce waste, anyone can do the … Continue reading It’s a wrap! Meal planning summary.

Pantry and Freezer Organisation.

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.

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.