• Setting a Grocery Budget

    Isn’t it amazing how time can get away from you? I cannot believe that it’s FRIDAY. I have no idea what happened to my week; what I even really accomplished. Stuff got done, don’t get me wrong, I just have no real recollection of who, what, when, where, why and how. At any rate, I’m sliding in under the wire with the post I promised last week (when I shared with you some tips for meal planning on a budget) about setting a grocery budget. There are lots of ways to go about setting a budget, so let’s get your wheels spinning on a few different options and you can…

  • Meal Plannin’

    How do you go about planning meals for the week? Do you take it one day at a time? Do you plan out a week (or more) in advance and try to get all the grocery shopping done in one quick trip? Since moving into this very small apartment with my fiance, I’ve been forced to plan (and shop) one week at a time. Our kitchen, including the pathetic freezer that isn’t even good for making ice sometimes, doesn’t allow for much stocking up. In the past I preferred to buy lots of stuff on sale to have on hand, and then I could throw meals together in a pinch,…