$100 For Groceries

Lately I have been working on cutting down our grocery budget while eating healthier and making more at home at the same time. There are lots of ways to do this. Shopping sales, meal-planning, and couponing. Meal-planning is my big hurdle. I’m learning as I go. For our family of five, we can easily spend […]


Easy Turkey Guacamole Crescent Roll Ups

Dinnertime falls right around Little Man’s cranky hour. Hour meaning 3 hours. Yay teething. All he wants to do is nurse and be held. When the Hubby is out of town I need quick dinner recipes. Some things get old fast and I’d rather not just have PB&J all the time either. We were out […]


Homemade Sweet ‘n’ Sour Chicken

I actually managed to try a new recipe tonight. It’s a hit! We looove our chinese-american food up in this place. Terrible first-world-problem: my husband worked for PF Chang’s when were first married. That’s right. Discounts. I was pregnant too so you can imagine the sick amounts of sesame chicken, singapore street noodles, and egg […]

Food Staples

Stock Up On Food Staples For Under $100

When we first got married we had the tiniest budget on the planet for food. We still try to keep our budget low for food and avoid eating out. We very rarely go to sit-down restaurants because that would mean either taking small kids along (no thanks!) or paying a sitter. We’re fairly content making […]