Pancake Mix Rescue: Food Pantry Fix

Pancake Mix Fix

I am trying to do all I can to stretch our resources: reduce, reuse, recycle, repurpose. I’m going to add another R word: rescue. This applies mostly to food, like ugly produce that even the farmers market can’t sell, expired … Continue reading

More With Less 7 Day Meal Plan #4 – Summer/August 2015

More With Less 7 Day Meal Plan

This is not your everyday, average meal plan. Learn how to cook like your great-grandma did, with little waste, and stretching what you have (including your dollars). The point of this meal plan is to help you be smart with … Continue reading

Seasonal Produce for August with Frugal Tips

It is important to know what veggies are in season. These are often the cheapest ingredients for your meal plan. Save money on groceries by buying according to the seasons. If you cook with real food you know that all … Continue reading

More With Less 7 Day Meal Plan #3 – Seasonal dinners for July/summer

More With Less 7 Day Meal Plan July

This is not your everyday, average meal plan. Learn how to cook like your great-grandma did, with little waste, and stretching what you have (including your dollars). The point of this meal plan is to help you be smart with … Continue reading

July Real Food Meal Plan – flexible, frugal monthly meal plan with printable PDF

July Real Food Meal Plan

July brings the dog days of the kitchen, when I want nothing to do with it. About half of my recipes for July are no-cook, and almost all of the rest are quick stovetop dinners, because it’s like a torture … Continue reading

More With Less 7 Day Meal Plan #2 – Summer/June 2015

More With Less Meal Plan June/Summer

This is not your everyday, average meal plan. Learn how to cook like your great-grandma did, with little waste, and stretching what you have (including your dollars). The point of this meal plan is to help you be smart with … Continue reading

More With Less 7 Day Meal Plan #1 – May/Spring 2015 – with printable shopping list

Feed your family of four a week of dinners with a shopping cart maximum of $95. Eat more – spend less! This is not your average meal plan. Learn how to cook like your great-grandma did, with little waste and … Continue reading

Christmas Gift Tips from a Mama Pro

Here are some tips for Christmas and gift giving. With four kids you have to be organized. Over the years I have developed some methods for making things easier, keeping track of everything, and not spending too much. Gift Herding … Continue reading

7ish of the Bestest Holiday Posts from The More With Less Mom

Come join me on a tour of my best posts for the holiday season. Apparently I get excited about posting for the holidays, because that’s when I post the most. And yes, I am totally a Christmas freak. The first … Continue reading