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

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 #2 – Summer/June 2015

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

How to life

Not sure how to life? Feeling overwhelmed? Instead of telling people to stuff it, here is your mantra: You did your best! Not your shiny/happy/fluffy best, or your type-A overachiever best. But your intentional, thoughtful, realistic best. Just do your … Continue reading

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

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