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Curb Side Grocery Pick Up. Is it worth it?

If you haven’t heard of it yet, you will soon. Many of the larger grocery stores are now offering this ...

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Free Budget Friendly Menu

We hear it all the time. Families are looking for a way to keep grocery expenses down, but schedules are ...

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Super Simple Snickerdoodles

Not only are these Super Simple Snickerdoodles yummy, but they are, well, super simple.  These can be whipped up with ...

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Free Trim Healthy Mama Friendly Menu Plan

If you've been following (or thinking about following) the THM way of eating, you're going to love this Free Trim ...

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Mini Chocolate Pie Bites

Tiny little desserts you can pop in your mouth? Yes, please! That's exactly what these Mini Chocolate Pie Bites are. ...

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Caramel Apple Marshmallow Tarts

Posted on December 7, 2016 by Karee

Simple and inexpensive. Those are my favorite words when it comes to cooking. If that’s your idea of a perfect recipe as well, then you’re going to love these Caramel Apple Marshmallow Tarts! They’re super easy to make and so tasty you’re going to want more than just one. We made these to take to a small family get together and they were a big hit! Caramel Apple Marshmallow Tarts Check out this video to see how easy these are to make. Easy enough? Yep, we thought so, too!  If you’re a Build a Menu member (thank you!), you can save the [&hellip

Slow Cookers: the Season’s Time & Money Saver

Posted on December 5, 2016 by Marla Schultz

Hey Friends! The Christmas season is here again with all the scurrying to buy gifts; the thrill of surprising a loved one on Christmas Day; the anticipation of receiving a specific present; and the special moments that make this time of the year so special. During this time of the year, time and money seem to be elusive creatures. Christmas shopping, special events, and holiday gatherings make it challenging to make decent meals, let alone create a budget-friendly menu. One of the ways to combat the urge to grab a quick meal while on the run is to pull out [&hellip

Curb Side Grocery Pick Up. Is it worth it?

Posted on October 26, 2016 by Karee

If you haven’t heard of it yet, you will soon. Many of the larger grocery stores are now offering this new service, probably as a result of Amazon Fresh’s massive popularity. You’re going to be hearing more about it because stores are ramping up their advertising to make sure you know about it, but mostly because people like me are RAVING about this service and want to share our experience.  What about you? Have you tried curb side grocery pick up? Is it worth it? (Read on and I’ll give you the low down on my first experience giving it [&hellip

New Premium Plan and Our Best Sale EVER!

Posted on September 20, 2016 by Karee

We are so excited to announce the release of our New Premium Plan and Our Best Sale EVER! If you haven’t yet heard about it, we think you’re going to be excited, too! What’s so great about the New Premium Feature? The Premium Plan allows members to search our entire database of budget friendly recipes to add to their weekly menus! While our Classic Plan continues to be available for a quick look at the recipes we suggest each week, you can also browse specifically in any category to build a truly customized menu. Want more Gluten Free options? How [&hellip

Free $75 Complete Menu for 4-6 People

Posted on September 15, 2016 by Karee

Groceries are the biggest expense most families have each month, next to housing. That’s a lot of money to be spending on food! Fortunately, you don’t have to break the bank to feed your family meals they’ll love. In fact, it doesn’t even take much time to plan a menu that fits your budget if you have the tools to do it. This $75 Family Friendly Menu feeds 4-6 people I spent a total of about 10 minutes putting together this menu to share with you. It costs around $75 to get the ingredients you’ll need at Walmart (be sure [&hellip