I don’t always feel like exercising. I don’t always feel like going to bed early. I don’t always feel like eating my vegetables. And I don’t always feel like grocery shopping. But I know that all of these things are beneficial to my health, so I do them anyway (most of the time). In general, when… [Read More]
Are you a Trader Joe’s fan? I recently challenged myself to take my $70 weekly grocery budget and only shop at this popular grocer. I came home with three bags filled with a variety of goodies.
Grilling is the definition of summer food. This past week I was fortunate to be home in North Dakota where temps were in the 80s with clear skies. My mom put together this gorgeous backyard barbecue and invited friends and family over for an evening of catching up and fun. Instead of serving the pasta… [Read More]
I get asked quite frequently about my meal planning. In the beginning of budgeting our groceries, I started by laying out each day of the week and would write down what we’d be eating for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. From there, I’d scour the ads of my favorite stores and look for the items that fit into my… [Read More]
If you’re curious what I made with last week’s grocery haul, look no further! During the week, I like to eat breakfast and dinner at home and bring homemade lunches to the office. This way I can be sure to keep costs low, all while eating well. When you prepare your own meals, you know exactly… [Read More]