Frugal Accomplishments ~ Week Ending 29 Oct 2017

Each week Brandy at The Prudent Homemaker shares her frugal accomplishments from the previous week. These weekly posts are some of my very favorites to read – both Brandy’s posts and her readers’ comments provide a great deal of inspiration and encouragement for me. Here are my frugal doings for the past week:

Cooked dinners at home from my menu plan 

Continued reading print and e-books from the library

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Frugal Accomplishments ~ Week Ending 22 Oct 2017

Each week Brandy at The Prudent Homemaker shares her frugal accomplishments from the previous week. These weekly posts are some of my very favorites to read – both Brandy’s posts and her readers’ comments provide a great deal of inspiration and encouragement for me.

Last week I was able to incorporate a few money saving ideas that I haven’t used in a while (marked with an *), as well as a couple of new (to me) things. I also made several big ticket purchases, one of which was a bit annoying (but I got a discount, so WOO!) and one of which is SUPER exciting to me and will save us money in the long run. Plus that item was sorta-kinda free; read on to find out what it was! Continue reading

Menu Plans ~ 23 Oct 2017

Linking up with I’m an Organizing Junkie this week for Menu Plan Monday – working from my pantry and freezer as much as possible this month!

Monday: Gnocchi and green beans
Tuesday: Vegetable chowder and toast
Wednesday: Mac & cheese with peas
Thursday: Sandwiches and pears
Friday: Cous cous with Bombay potatoes and fruit
Saturday: Pizza (frozen)
Sunday: Lamb chops, peas, and mashed potatoes

Frugal Accomplishments ~ Week Ending 15 Oct 2017

Each week Brandy at The Prudent Homemaker shares her frugal accomplishments from the previous week. There is so much inspiration and encouragement in her posts and the many comments from her readers. Here’s a little run down of our frugal happenings for the past week:

Did some shopping for groceries and hygiene items at Target instead of the commissary. Shopped from the list and also spotted some items on sale that I know we will need in the nearish future, and used a peelie coupon that was on an item for $1 off. Total savings $23.76, plus Continue reading