The Cheapest One Pot Macaroni & Cheese

The Cheapest One Pot Macaroni & Cheese

Reading Time: 2 min  The first year we were married, Chris and I lived in a 300 square-foot converted shed in someone’s backyard. Don’t worry, we had their permission. It had drywall, a bathroom – even two windows. It kinda had a kitchen. There was a fridge the size […]

Clean & Cheap Pizza Sauce for 40 Cents

Clean & Cheap Pizza Sauce for 40 Cents

Reading Time: 2 min  I try to keep my recipe introductions short and to the point. I know what you do when you click on a recipe link. You probably didn’t even read this. You scrolled directly to the recipe to see if you actually have all the […]

How to Save Money on Milk & Dairy Products

How to Save Money on Milk & Dairy Products

Reading Time: 3 min  One of the first times I gave my son cow’s milk, it was a disaster. We had finally found an inexpensive source of fresh, local milk from grass-fed cows. I celebrated by serving cereal for lunch (no need to point out that cereal canceled out the […]

Garlicky Pizza Crust for 70 Cents

Garlicky Pizza Crust for 70 Cents

Reading Time: 3 min    Would you agree that a mother’s job is to help guide her kids into adult life? First, she keeps you alive when you’re tiny and helpless. Then she keeps you alive when you’re toddling around doing everything that can kill you – fingers […]

4-Ingredient Homemade Sausage

4-Ingredient Homemade Sausage

Reading Time: 3 min  If sausage isn’t one of your favorite foods, you must be vegetarian. Seriously, sausage makes almost every dish better – eggs, pasta, casserole, soup, even fruit (try it).  The problem is, it is not healthy. Between the unpronounceable ingredients and the questionable quality of […]