If you are stuck wondering how in the world can you cut spending, I can almost guarantee that you find some major savings when you take a good look at your food spending.
That includes your eating out but also your grocery spending! Are you making multiple trips to the grocery store each week?
Every time you forget an ingredient or decide on dinner last minute, every time you make an extra trip to the grocery store, you are going to be spending more money than you would have if you made a meal plan.
When you are really good friends with someone, you want to do nice things for them. Which is why… ta-da! I have put together this meal planning on a budget toolkit for you, my Pearls!
This is the exact method our family uses for meal planning on a budget that has saved us over $6,000 this last year! That is based off of an already frugal lifestyle. If your family is in the beginning stages of cutting your expenses, I am sure you will be able to save even more money then we have!
I only cooked once this month, but we ate a home cooked meal almost every night throughout the entire month!
The daily dinner prep in our house has gone a little something like this. Wake up, pull a meal out of the freezer and plop it in the slow cooker. About 6-8 hours later, dinner is ready and I haven’t stepped foot in the kitchen all day! Keep reading to find out how this could be you!
Let’s see… save for our first house, get some new clothes, save for an amazing vacation, or maybe go out on a really fun date night!
What would you do if you could drastically cut your spending?
Get planning because today you can start saving $500 a month with these 5 frugal habits.
Are you ready to stop making excuses and start learning how to save money today? Not tomorrow, not next year, but actually how to save money to-day!
I’m sure there is a long list of reasons as to why these five frugal habits shouldn’t work for our family. But guess what, instead of trying to justify my laziness, I put my head down, do a little extra work, and magically our family has figured out how to save money, even when there isn’t a lot of money coming in!
In that article I tell you all about how to set your monthly meal planning process, why I switched from a weekly meal plan to monthly, and how you starting monthly meal planning is going to SAVE HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS!
You can do it! Planning a month of meals at once isn’t that hard! If you follow these three easy steps, try it out for a month, you will be so surprised how much time you save and especially all the money you save! Don’t forget to grab your free meal planner template to get the job done even faster!
Have you noticed lately how I am completely obsessed with my monthly meal plan? I have been a fan of a meal plan in general for a while now. I would say I first realized how helpful it could be when I became a working mom.
Creating aweekly meal plan is great! But if you want to save even more time and save even more money then you need to try pulling together a monthly meal plan!