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$96 Grocery Haul & Budget Birthdays

$96 Grocery Haul & Budget Birthdays

  What does a family of 5 eat while saving money and eating healthy? How do you celebrate birthdays and deal with food restrictions on a budget? Here is exactly what we bought and what we ate on our fourth week of #RealFoodCheap.     […]

$79 Grocery Haul & Real-Life Menu

$79 Grocery Haul & Real-Life Menu

  What does a family of 5 eat while saving money and eating healthy? Here is exactly what we bought and what we ate on our 3rd week of #RealFoodCheap.     This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small compensation if […]

Camping in the Rain with $82 Grocery Budget

Camping in the Rain with $82 Grocery Budget

What does a family of 5 eat while saving money and eating healthy? Here is exactly what we bought and what we ate (while camping!) on the second week of #RealFoodCheap.   This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small compensation if […]

$20 Grocery Budget and Menu Plan

$20 Grocery Budget and Menu Plan

What does a family of 5 eat while saving money and eating healthy? Here is exactly what we bought and what we ate on the first week of Real Food Cheap.     Real Food Cheap: Days 1-7 Our family of 5 big eaters eats […]

$25 Costco Grocery Haul & Menu

$25 Costco Grocery Haul & Menu

  When we shop at Costco, we count by fives. There is no buying anything under $5. So when we have $25 for the week, we can buy roughly 5 items at most. That’s exactly what we did this week. We had company this week, […]

What We Ate During Our 10-Day Pantry Challenge

What We Ate During Our 10-Day Pantry Challenge

  What does a family of 5 eat on a 10-Day Pantry Challenge? Can you still eat healthy without buying fresh produce, milk, eggs, and other ingredients? Here is how we did it.     Near the end of August, we decided to run a […]