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

June Real Food Meal Plan – flexible, frugal monthly meal plan with printable calendar

June

June brings us the end of the school year, and as always I am torn. I love having days and days to spend with my kids, without the pressures of school obligations. I love running off to the park or … 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

May Real Food Meal Plan – flexible, frugal monthly meal plan with printable calendar

The beauteous bulb blooms are just coming up here, and we’re enjoying hikes in the woods and some playground time in between gloomy days. Silly New England weather can switch seasons multiple times in one day. We are enjoying the … Continue reading

April Real Food Meal Plan

Am I the only one being driven insane by the kidlets trapped in the house? It’s freezing out, my car is coated in ice, and all I want are April showers. Somebody down south, please send this New England girl … Continue reading

March Real Food Meal Plan

There are so many exciting foods coming into season this month (do you see those avocados yet??). I think I was craving cauliflower. And sausage. Despite being totally ready for my eyeballs to stop trying to freeze solid when I … Continue reading

April 2014 Real Food Monthly Meal Plan

April Real Food Meal Plan

Ideas and resources for menu planning in April, many seasonal spring and real food recipes. Very simple ingredients, from scratch. As always, these are all frugal recipes intended for a tight budget. Real food/from scratch/traditional diet/nutrient dense/whole food/blah blah blah. My monthly meal plans are organized into tiers based on how perishable the ingredients are, not sorted into particular days.

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March 2014 Real Food Monthly Meal Plan

March Real Food Meal Plan

The universe conspired against me for pretty much the entire month of February. I tried desperately to get the meal plan done before the 1st, which is always my goal, but this month it was not to be. The good news is the Pinterest board has over 230 pins, for your meal plan window shopping pleasure.
Ideas and resources for menu planning in March, many seasonal winter (and a couple spring) and real food recipes. Very simple ingredients, from scratch, frugal recipes. Real food/from scratch/traditional diet/nutrient dense/whole food/blah blah blah. My monthly meal plans are organized into tiers based on how perishable the ingredients are, not sorted into particular days.
You can save so much money by planning your meals. Even if you only plan three days at a time, you can be more thrifty by planning ahead.

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Frugal, Flexible Monthly Menu Planning & Price List Download – October 2013 Meal Plan

*Over 2,000 people have pinned this sucker! Woo hoo! Hello my beautiful pinners!* Ideas and resources for menu planning in October, many seasonal fall and whole food recipes. Very simple ingredients, from scratch, frugal recipes. You can save so much … Continue reading

Frugal Road Trip with Kids – Real Food and Snacks

Frugal Road Trip with Kids – Food and Snacks

This is a series of articles on how to survive a road trip with four kids, including a toddler and a preschooler, from a frugal mom who has done it on the cheap many times. Chock full of 244 fantabulous tips for your long car trip!

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