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Meal Plan Monday 2/18/13 - Groceries - Budget Update

  • by JenM

    You can find this printable here.   Monday - Pork Chops, Rice, Green Beans   Tuesday - Breakfast for dinner - I may attempt some sort of skillet that I have a recipe for. I will be sure to link the recipe if I do!   Wednesday - This has actually changed since I wrote this.  We are still going out for my Grandma & Grandpa's 59th anniversary though!   Thursday -  Spaghetti & Garlic Toast   Friday - Pizza & Movie night (last week we watched the Blind Side, my oldest dd cried through the entire thing. She has such a big read more

Meal Plan Monday 2/4/13 - Groceries- Budget Update

  • by JenM

      You can find this printable here.   Monday - PTO pasta dinner (my dd had to perform so we just had dinner there. The dance teacher gave us free tickets!)   Tuesday - Impossible Cheeseburger Pie & Salad   Wednesday - Baked Chicken, Stuffing, & Broccoli   Thursday - Venison Steak, Peppers & Onions, Rice   Friday - Pizza & Movie Night   Saturday - Ham Steak, Green Beans, Au Gratin Potatoes   Sunday - Sweet Sour Pheasant over brown rice   Groceries     Menards -       $12.32 I will also be getting a $4.66 rebate... read more

Meal Plan Monday 1/28/13 (Tues Edition) - Groceries - Budget Udate

  • by JenM

You can find this printable here!   Sorry for the delay this week, we have been having some crazy weather! It's 45 degrees out and my kids don't have school because of icey roads. CRAZY!!!!   Monday: Sloppy Joes, Chips, Pickles   Tuesday:  Pork Chops, Green Beans, Potatoe   Wednesday: Spaghetti & Garlic Bread   Thursday: Fend for yourself - Lexi has dance, I have Zumba   Friday: Pizza & Movie Night   Saturday: Salads w/ Chicken Salad on top   Sunday: Sweet Sour Pheasant on brown rice   As you can see I slacked off quite a bit last... read more

Meal Plan Monday 1/21/13 - Grocery Trip - Budget Update

  • by JenM

              You can find this printable here!   Weekly Meal Plan:   Monday:  Tator Tot Casserole & Salad     Tuesday: Venison Tenderloin, Veggie, & Rice   Wednesday: Sweet & Sour Pheasant over Brown Rice   Thursday: Sloppy Joes & Baked Fries   Friday: Dinner out with Friends   Saturday: Eagles (church group) Pizza & Movie night   Sunday: Fish Fry, Baked Beans, Tater tots   I will be posting pictures with the meals throughout the week so keep checking back to see that the finished product looks like!... read more

Meal Plan Monday - Groceries - Budget Update

  • by JenM

      It's Meal Plan Monday - you can find the printable I use here.     Weekly Menu Plan:   Monday: Shrimp Fettucine & Salad (We didn't have this last Friday)   Tuesday: Paula Deen's Old Fashioned Meat Loaf & Mashed Potatoes   Wednesday:  Pork tendorloin, Veggie, & Rice   Thursday: Spaghetti, Salad, & Garlic Bread   Friday: Pizza & Movie Night   Saturday:  Tater Tot Casserole & Salad   Sunday: Pioneer Woman's Perfect Pot Roast & Mashed Potatoes     Grocery Shopping:       Here's a picture of my lists for the... read more

The Stockpile

  • by Kim

In my last article there where lots of questions about my stockpile.  Without further ado, let me take you on a tour! (Sorry for the poor quality photos, all the editing in the world couldn't save these! It's dark when I leave and come home!)     -------------   The Main Pantry Stockpile       This is the front of my main pantry.  The bottom shelf is pasta, popcorn, bottles (vinegar, oil, etc) and a catch-all for everything else.  This is real life! LOL!  On the second shelf is all my staples which I buy in bulk from the Amish store.  The third... read more

Monday Meal Plan - Weekend Grocery Trips - Budget Update

  • by JenM

    It's Meal Plan Monday!  This will be the day I show you what I have planned out for the week. You can find the printable that I use for my binder here.  Lunches are also packed for the four of us (either sandwiches, leftovers, or salads) 5 days a week.     Weekly Menu Plan:   Monday - Pork Chops, Green Beans, & Rice   Tuesday - Venison Stroganoff & Salad   Wednesday - Bubble Pizza & Salad  This was the 1st time having this - make sure your hamburger & sauce mixture is saucey. Ours was kinda dry.   Thursday - Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup... read more

The Who & What - 2013 Goals and Accountability

  • by JenM

    It's a new year, time for new goals and new resolutions! I'm taking you along for the ride on our family budgeting adventure this year.        First off let me introduce myself, my name is Jenny.  I am 33 years old, working mother of 2 little girls named Lexi & Aubs.  Lexi is my 8 year old dance princess who has major skills which in turn costs major $$$$, so during this year she will be learning the value of money, respect, and work ethic (chores around the house) . Aubs is my 6 year old redneck in training!  She is her father's child, has to be constantly... read more

Contest Terms and Conditions Mommy Me Time

  Dealery “Mommy Me Time” Contest OFFICIAL RULES   Sponsored by Dealery(“Sponsor”).   NO ENTRY FEE.  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  The Contest begins at 12:00 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) May 14th, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT May 21th, 2012 (the “Contest Period”).   1. Eligibility: The “Dealery Mommy Me Time” Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, aged eighteen (18) or older as of the date of entry, who have an active e-mail account and Internet access.  Employees of... read more

Using Foursquare to Save

  • by Kim

Have you discovered the Foursquare app on your smartphone yet?  I have used it to save quite a bit.  In fact, last night my husband and I saved $10 with it - which covers my phone bill for the entire month!     Install the Foursquare app on your phone (it's free).   Use it to "check in" at various retail stores, restaurants, or other places of business.   In some cases, there will be money-saving specials available to those who check in.  For example, the one below saved us $5 off our total bill when we paid with our synced American Express card.  Other... read more

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