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Posted in Recipes on November 9, 2014

No Coupons Needed!

I hate using coupons! Mainly because they are not issued for the things I use the most. I sometimes clip a coupon for a non-food item, only to have it expire before I remember to use it. I make our food from scratch, except for a occasional cake mix or biscuit mix. Instead I save money by planning meals, shopping the s ... Continue Reading

Posted in Recipes on March 15, 2013

How to start your food storage on a tight budget

After downloading the meal planning worksheets, decide where you’ll start: Breakfast or dinner. Then decide on two or 3 meals that your family really enjoys and that can be made mostly with pantry foods. Ideally these meals would not use a lot of ingredients that you wouldn’t normally keep on hand. 1. Choose a ... Continue Reading

Posted in Recipes on April 1, 2012

Yummy Granola

I’ve experimented with granola recipes over the years and finally settled on this one as my (and my family’s) favorite. Its easy to make and full of good nutrition. It’s a great gift, given either in a wide-mouth quart jar or a purchased glass or plastic container. Grandma B’s Granola In large b ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 24, 2011

Food Storage—Starting Small

So, you want to get started on your food storage, but money is tight. How to do it? Here is one way that might work for you. After downloading the meal planning worksheets, decide where you’ll start: Breakfast or dinner. Then decide on two or 3 meals that you family really enjoys and that can be made mostly with pant ... Continue Reading