Hot and Ready Rotisserie Chicken: $6.99 Well Spent

We were at Sprouts Farmers Market this week buying fruits and veggies to start my adventures in juicing. It was late and I was getting tired. So when my husband suggested getting a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken from the deli for dinner, I was all for it. At home I quickly stir fried some sweet peas, […]

My Monthly Grocery Shopping List

This week I shared my experience in frugal living with a post on how to save money by grocery shopping once a month. That post had a link to the meal planner form that I use each month. To follow up on the planning I do, I thought it might be helpful to link to […]

Here’s How a Monthly Meal Plan Could Save You Thousands of Dollars Each Year

Seriously, I Am Saving $2,400 a Year on Groceries. I used to go to the grocery store once a week like clockwork. I had a general list but I did not have a meal plan. I just bought groceries (food, a few toiletries, paper goods, cat food and pet supplies) in a random fashion. I’d […]

The Great Onion Experiment

Ever since I read Monica’s post in TheYummyLife.com I’ve been curious. It said that storing onions, garlic, and shallots in punched paper bags can keep them fresh for months. And that onions stored like this will still be fresh and firm after 3 months! Of course I had to try this for myself to see […]

The Chicken Experiment: How Much Money Could One Chicken Save You?

My first frugality experiment was to see how far I could stretch one large, whole chicken from the grocery store. If you want to skip all of the minute details of the experiment, and just see my total savings breakdown, you can scroll right to the bottom. I have highlighted the savings in a paragraph […]