My Weekly Meal Prep

Frugal Living Secret: Weekly Meal Prepping. Doing a weekly meal prep helps me save money and time in the kitchen.

I’ve mentioned my weekly meal prep several times on the blog, but I realized that I’ve never actually shown you what I do during these cooking sessions. I managed to get some pictures in while I was halfway through the process, so I figured I’d give you a peek into what my weekly meal prepping […]

15 Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes


Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but often the most challenging. Personally I don’t always make time to eat breakfast – even though I should. But I am far more likely to do so if it’s prepared ahead of time and easy for me to grab and go. This is why I […]

Freezer Cooking: $0.24 Microwavable Pasta Lunch Packets

Freezer Cooking Recipes: $0.24 Microwavable Pasta Lunches

I’m a fan of easy freezer cooking recipes, convenience and inexpensive meals. So I combined all of these qualities and turned them into a metaphorical super soldier of sorts and came up with this: Yep, the price you see is indeed accurate. These freezable pasta lunches come in at just $0.24 per serving. Not only […]

Bake-Ahead Eggs to Save Time and Money


For the last few weeks I’ve been baking eggs in muffin tins as soon as I come home from the grocery store. It’s now part of my weekly routine and it’s likely to stay that way for a while since my husband looks forward to his homemade egg “mcmuffins” almost every morning. How I do […]

Using the Assembly System to Stay Organized while Freezer Cooking


Freezer cooking is one of my favorite ways to save money. Hands down. It’s usually quite inexpensive, it allows us to eat a home-cooked meal even when I’m too busy to cook and there’s just a sense of accomplishment in stocking your freezer ahead of time. But the clean up is killer. There have been […]

Crockpot Freezer Meals


I embarked on a short freezer cooking adventure last weekend. Four meals in an hour. All meant for the freezer. All cooked in a Crockpot. I just had to do the work once and dinner was taken care of for the better part of the week. It was glorious. Typically, I would’ve doubled or tripled […]

Frugal Tip: Buying Turkey After Thanksgiving


It may seem a bit strange to talk about buying a turkey in December. But now is the absolute best time to snag an incredible deal on Turkey and save money on meat. I was able to snag a pretty good deal on my Thanksgiving turkey this year. I paid $0.59/lb at Publix a few […]