Save Money on Groceries: Meat – Part 2

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Previously, I shared one of the key strategies I use to save money buying meat. But there are two more keys strategies I use to keep our meat grocery costs low: 1) how much I buy and 2) when I …

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Saving Money on Groceries: Meat

Meat. It’s a centerpiece of most American meals, including ours. While at one time I was a vegetarian and now only eat small amounts of poultry, my husband is a meat eater. Every meal needs to have meat. But being …

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Preparing for the Unexpected

As I write this, my kitchen is torn apart, there’s hot water leaking from the second floor through to my main floor kitchen (unrelated to the kitchen being torn apart), and my husband is in the hospital. In previous years, …

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How Do You Spend Your Homeschool Dollars?

In a recent discussion with another homeschool mom, I realized that she and I had opposite approaches to spending our homeschool dollars.  She spends the majority of her homeschool budget on curriculum and I spend the majority of ours on …

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Instilling the love of giving

“Essy, I have a quarter left over, do you want to put it in the red bucket when we go in the store?” asked Kate today as we piled out of the van to go into Walmart.  In this short …

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