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5 Easy Freezer Breakfast Meals

How are your mornings going? Are they blissfully smooth with harp music playing in the background? Nope. Me either! That’s why I LOVE these easy freezer breakfast meals so much! They make our crazy busy mornings a little less chaotic! 

 

Taking just one morning about every two weeks to prep a bunch of easy freezer breakfast meals helps provide one less thing to think about, one less thing for the kids to need help with, and one less thing to stress about in the mornings!

 

In today’s post I’m sharing with you five easy freezer breakfast meals that my family has taste tested and loved! I know your family is going to love them too!

Do you need some make ahead freezer breakfast meals that still tasted great when they are reheated? Here are 5 easy freezer breakfast meal ideas that are kid tested and perfect on the go freezer breakfast meals. Continue Reading →

Monthly Grocery Shopping August 2020

Do you know how much you spend on grocery shopping each month? Before we started this amazing strategy for grocery shopping our family was spending over $1,000 a month on food! That was just me and hubby!!!

Now… now we only spend about $400 each month on groceries! That’s over $600 in savings Every. Single. Month!!!

That’s thousands of dollars saved each year! Want to see what it looks like to get a yummy budget friendly meal plan together and then go grocery shopping on a budget? Stick around and I’ll show ya! 

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Family Meal Planning – July 2020 Family Meal Plan

Are you trying to figure out how to start family meal planning? I get it, it can be super tricky! 

Lot’s of opinions on what should be on the table which not only makes things complicated, but can also make your grocery bill quickly add up by the HUNDREDS!

No seriously! If you don’t do your family meal planning carefully you could easily add on a couple hundred dollars every month!

The good news is that you can still feed your family flavorful recipes, that are crowd pleasing, and still keep your grocery budget super low! 

Our family of five only spends about $400 a month on food! We used to spend over $1,000 when it was just hubby and I!

In this month’s family meal plan I am giving you all the yummy meals I’m feeding my picky eaters on a small budget!

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Monthly Grocery Shopping – June 2020

When our family goes grocery shopping for an entire month we only spend $340 on food for our family of five. Do you want to know how to go grocery shopping on a budget! Come grocery shopping with me and I’ll show you every single item we buy and how much it all costs. 

I have a unique system that I use in order to help save our family hundreds of dollars EVERY MONTH on our groceries. 

 

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When our family goes grocery shopping for an entire month we only spend $340 on food for our family of five. Do you want to know how to go grocery shopping on a budget! Come grocery shopping with me and I’ll show you every single item we buy and how much it all costs. Continue Reading →

June 2020 Monthly Meal Plan – 20 Quick & Easy Dinner Ideas

Are you a meal planning nerd like I am?

Okay maybe I really appreciate it a little too much…

But I mean, meal planning is one small habit, uniquely the way I do it, that has helped our family cut our food spending from $1,000 when it was just hubby and I,​​​​​ down to only $400 a month for our family of 5! 

​​That’s $600 SAVED each month, which equals $7,200 a year saved!!!


You might be thinking, “Hold on! Are you serious?”

Yup! You read it right and I am 100% serious! I’ve tracked down the numbers and you know what they say, “The numbers don’t lie!”​​​​

That’s why I LOVE sharing my monthly meal plans with you and I have June’s meal plan ready…​​

20 Fast & Easy dinner recipes for summer. These dinner ideas on a budget will not only save you money but they are also for family friendly dinner recipes.

20 Fast & Easy dinner recipes for summer. These dinner ideas on a budget will not only save you money but they are also for family friendly dinner recipes.

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May 2020 Meal Plan & Grocery Haul

How’s it going Pearl? Are you and your family doing okay during this crazy time?

Our family is doing pretty good! It’s a huge bummer the weather is warming up here in San Diego and all our normal go-to spring activities aren’t really available right now. 

BUT we are looking for the good and finding other things to have fun. Like starting our garden! It’s been super fun! What have you been up to?

Anyways… ready for this month’s meal plan? I’m SUPER EXCITED because I worked hard to find some super healthy meals that not only fit into the Whole 30 plan hubby and I are doing this month (sometimes a few minor adjustments might be needed), but I think our kids are going to love! For the most part…

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April 2020 Meal Plan & Grocery Haul

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Spring is always a crazy time of year for our family. It’s the end of the school year, and we are gearing up to summer break (my favorite time of year)! 

 

This month, I am committed to sharing with you how my family deals with all of these  “unforeseen” events and plans for them as much as possible. 

 

This monthly grocery haul on a budget of $380 is really helping our family of five feel like we are eating healthy, while still sticking with a budget that is realistic while living in an expensive city. Take a look at our Costco grocery haul on a budget and learn tips to save money on groceries.
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February 2020 Meal Plan & Grocery Haul

This meal planning on a budget post contains affiliate links at no additional cost to you. Thank you so much for supporting Pennies Into Pearls by using my links!

 

February is such a fun and challenging month, and this year it’s a whole day LONGER lol. I am sharing our meal plan for the month including valentines day plans and more fun for the family. Come along, I hope it inspires you this month. 

 

This meal planning on a budget post will help you plan a whole month of healthy and kid friendly meals your family will love. Continue Reading →