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Easy Cesar Pasta Salad Recipe

What mom isn’t all about easy dinner ideas that their entire family will happily eat? Exactly! All moms need a quick, easy, and cheap dinner. Which is why today I wanted to share with you my  Easy Cesar Pasta Salad Recipe!

This recipe won’t heat up your kitchen, it’s easy on your wallet, and you can pull it all together in about 15 minutes!

 

What mom isn’t all about easy dinner ideas that their entire family will happily eat? Exactly! All moms need a quick, easy, and cheap dinner. Which is why you need this Easy Cesar Pasta Salad Recipe in your monthly meal plan! Continue Reading →

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13 Easy On-The-Go Meal Ideas

Any other Pearl moms out there that feel like they are always in need of easy on the go meal ideas? It doesn’t matter what time of year it seems to be, it is always a good idea to have some on the go dinner ideas on hand.

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Us busy moms are always in need of easy on the go meal ideas! These 13 easy on the go dinner ideas are perfect for the family are especially perfect on the meals for kids! It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, it’s always a good idea to have some on the go dinner ideas up your sleeve for those busy days! Continue Reading →

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A Frugal Girls Review of HelloFresh

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Who wants a giant package full of healthy and delicious food delivered right to your front door?

Who doesn’t want to think about what to make for dinner?

Who is ready to have someone do all the hard work for you

Wrap all those things up into one cute white and green box and you have successfully described my experience with my first try of HelloFresh!

Coming from a woman who doesn’t spend more than $5 PER MEAL, this is my opinion if a meal delivery service offers any savings. Here are 3 surprising ways they save you money! Continue Reading →

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11 Dollar Store HEALTHY Snacks Worth Buying – Family Taste Tested

There is some truth to the rumor that eating healthy can be so expensive. The truth comes when you don’t take a few minutes to search out the sales and coupons.

Or maybe you just don’t know the right places to look…

As I was wondering around the dollar store in search of some last minute party supplies (I throw awesome parties on only a $50 budget!), I started to notice that there were quiet a few options when it comes healthy snacks at the dollar store!

Our family tested out 9 of HEALTHY snacks from the Dollar Store and are here to let you know which dollar store snacks passed our family taste test. This dollar store taste test will show you which HEALTHY snacks are actually worth a buck and most importantly, taste good! See which snacks we picked out for our dollar store grocery haul pass our picky eater taste test! Continue Reading →

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5 Tips for Feeding Friends Frugally

Isn’t it such a disappointment when your budget holds you back from doing fun things with your friends and family? Have you ever hesitated inviting your friends or family to stay at your house because there wasn’t any room in your budget to feed the extra mouths?

Well, there really isn’t any reason that this should happen! After you read these five tips for feeding friends frugally you won’t ever pause again when inviting guests over!

This super quick and healthy taco dinner is the perfect recipe to feed a crowd. You don’t want leave out the lite chipotle taco sauce to give your taco recipe the spice it needs to temp all your friends! Continue Reading →

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Copycat Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana – Quick and Easy Dinner

What do you think about having an insanely delicious meal tonight for dinner that doesn’t cost you more than a few bucks, and takes you less than 20 minutes in the kitchen?

Hot, creamy, hearty, and not too heavy. It’s the perfect combination to create a flawless bowl of soup.

One of my favorite things about a copycat recipe is that you can easily enjoy the taste of a restaurant meal but at a fraction of the cost.

A quick meal that also is a cheap meal but still tastes just like the restaurant but for a quarter of the price! This Zuppa Toscana recipe will surprise you how spot on it tastes just like the real thing at Olive Garden. Continue Reading →

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Crispy Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Why in the world is feeding kids so dang hard? You think you are making their very favorite meal in the world only to find out, today, today it’s the most repulsive meal on the planet!

Ugh! #TheStruggleIsReal

There is one meal thought that is almost a guarantee win in our house. That would be chicken nuggets. The problem is our family will go through those bags of store bought chicken nuggets so quick and they aren’t cheap! Not to mention I’m not exactly sure what they are made of…

Perfect recipe for Homemade Chicken Nuggets. They come out crispy and are exactly the chicken nuggets recipe that the kids have been asking for. Continue Reading →

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Fresh Avocado and Black Bean Salsa

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Fresh!

Fresh breeze. Fresh garden vegetables. The fresh smell of the outdoors. When I think about summer, fresh is the first thing comes to mind.

After the sprinkles of spring, everything seems so fresh when summer finally arrives. I am a summer girl through and through!

One of my very favorite things about summer is all the fresh produce that comes into season here in California. You know what that means when everything tasty is in season. It’s also available at really great prices!

My favorite fresh homemade salsa recipe.Avocado and Black Beans Salsa dump and mix recipe. So quick and easy to make salsa recipe. Continue Reading →