How to Shop from Your Pantry

shop from your pantry

It’s spring time here so it’s the perfect time to shop from the pantry and not just to spring clean it but save money, too. I’m a big believer in maintaining a well stocked pantry. Keeping plenty of supplies on hand enables you to better manage your grocery budget by buying when products are on …

Read more

An Anarchist’s Guide to Meal Planning

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 organization that few would argue is a waste of time. But, here’s my confession, I just can’t do it. It’s as though a meal plan, like a diet, is the signal …

Read more

Quick French Bread, That’s Easy Too!

quick french bread

What? Quick French bread that’s also easy? It sounds too good to be true, I know, but I’m here to tell you it’s not only possible… I’ve done it! I’ve seen this recipe (and others that are very similar) popping up all over Pinterest lately and I was curious. My bread making tends to be …

Read more

Simple Cinnamon Rolls

frugal living tips - simple cinnamon rolls

I admit it, I’m a complete sucker for cinnamon rolls. So much so that as soon as the batch cools, I have to get all but one of these scrumptious delights into the freezer where they’re (relatively) safe until another day. But… sometimes one just isn’t enough. This recipe takes advantage of a food processor …

Read more