Posts tagged with: grocery budget

  • Meal planning: save time, money and, stress. Waste less food (money), make your life much easier, and, spend less on groceries.
This meal planning guide will not only save you the stress of figuring out what to make for dinner, fielding questions of ‘what’s for dinner, it’ll save you time and a whole heap of money. Meal planning might seem like...
  • Easy Freezer Meals for a Frugal Grocery Budget
These easy freezer meals are guaranteed to become fast family favourites. They’ll also save you money, time and a whole heap of stress when life gets busy or money gets tight. I’ve always worked to ensure I’ve had a stock...
  • Save money on food by making the most of your grocery dollar
Making the most of your grocery dollar is not just about buying as much as you can, but buying the most nutritious food that you can. Depending on your location that can be a tough ask. Too often the foods...
  • 5 quick tips to eat healthy, plus save time and money
Eating healthy on a budget doesn’t have to be complicated. There are five basic steps that will ensure you avoid the drive through and keep more dollars in your pocket. Each and every week. And the best bit is, they...
  • growing your own food
If you’ve ever considered growing your own food, or at least supplementing your weekly grocery expedition, now is the best time to start. Don’t let the absence of a backyard hold you back, or even a lack of knowledge, it’s...
  • easy ways to reduce food waste and save money
According to World Resources Institute nearly one third of all the food produced in the world goes to waste. Some of that waste occurs at the start of the food processing cycle (at the farm or being transported from the...
  • An anarchist's guide to meal planning
Meal planning is one of the best ways to wrestle back control of your grocery spending and your eating habits. It’s a method of organisation that few would argue is a waste of time. But, here’s my confession, I just...
  • may budget update and goal review
May’s budget update and goal review is going to be easy; I spent most of the month in my unpaid position of ‘beck and call girl’ for my mum, who’s been recovering from a foot operation. Nothing life threatening but...
  • frugal living tip - save 50% on grocery shopping
I’m on a mission to seriously reduce my spending at the grocery store. In the last few months I’ve managed to reduce spending on all our general grocery costs by over 50%. In November I spent $670 and in April I spent just...
  • save your food budget banish takeout forever with these 3 tips
Food Budgets Like all people with a frugal frame of mind, when it comes to my food budget, I endeavour to do these three things: Cook all my meals from scratch, Avoid fast food outlets and, Save restaurants for special...