Don’t miss anything!

#Stocktober challenge + buying bulk, shopping at Costco, & stocking up on a budget!

iiiiiiiit’s OCTOBER! I am so. dang. excited for this month. Not only because it means gobs of candy, cooler weather, and my kitchen renovation that I’ve been waiting 1.5 years for, but mostly because it’s #STOCKTOBER! What they hey-ho is #Stocktober, do you ask? In case you missed it, September was dubbed “#Shelftember“…forever known as

Read More

10 Minute Meal: Smothered and Baked Tilapia Recipe (healthy and easy!)

Last week on my Vlog I showed you the EASIEST Sunday meal I made…10 minute smothered and baked tilapia. It was seriously one of the easiest recipes I’ve made in a long time, and one of the tastiest…and healthiest! (Enter slow clap for Jordan actually making a healthy meal.) Several of you asked for the

Read More

Which Costco Membership is worth the money? + Costco Visa changes!!

It’s no secret that I love Costco, and have become somewhat of a Costco pro over the years (if you haven’t noticed by my Costco page!). They have great prices on quality items and it can really save your family a lot of money…IF you do it right! I recently did a TV segment for

Read More

How to Eat Whole, Organic, Gluten-Free for $500 a month (for a Family of 6!)

The growing trend of how to eat whole, organic, gluten-free, and even allergen-free has Freebs everywhere wondering how they can possibly afford to feed their family REAL food, while maintaining a tight grocery budget. We all know I love corn dogs and canned soup (working on it! baby steps!) so I’ve enlisted help today. My friend

Read More

Why Costco and American Express are Breaking Up…and What to Do About It!

Word has gotten out that Costco and American express will no longer be working together, so I’m here today to set the record straight since I’ve started getting lots of questions about it from Freebs like yourself. Seeing as how I’ve become somewhat of a Costco expert over the years and all (how? See below!)

Read More

Bigger is Actually Better! (in this case, anyway…)

I’m just about killing myself over the big Disneyland series I’ve been working on for the last 5 years of my life (or so it feels, anyway). It’s almost done! YAAAY! But I wanted to prove to you that I’m still alive. So here’s another quick (super flattering and professional…) video tip for you in

Read More

Name-brands vs store-brands…the truth, REVEALED! (Duhn, Duhn, Duuuuuhn)

I was recently contacted by a food science major at NC State University who was doing a thesis paper on buying name-brand vs off-brand, or store-brand, items. She found me online and asked for a quick interview via email to help her with her research. I was happy to oblige. I thought I would share

Read More

What to buy from Costco that will actually save you money

 photo credit Oh, the mysteries of Costco…the $200 store as many people call it. Does it save you money? Are the deals as good as they seem? Is it worth having a membership? How do you shop there and not lose your entire paycheck? All great questions. I consider myself to be a bit of

Read More

How to shop at Costco – a behind-the-scenes look!

  Today on Studio 5 I did a fun segment all about…Duh, duh, duuuuuuhn…how to shop at COSTCO. We all know it, we all love it (well, most of us, anyway). BUT…Is it REALLY saving you money? It sure can be…if you know how to shop Costco right! Click HERE to watch the TV segment video that shows you exactly

Read More

What to buy from Costco

I got a great question from a reader regarding a magazine article I was featured in (HERE) that inspired me to break down what to buy from Costco that will actually save you money (and not suck away your entire paycheck!). Here is what she said: Loved the article and obviously love your page:) I

Read More

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Sign up for FCF emails and have my blog posts sent right to you!

Thank you for signing up for the FCF Newsletter! We will be contacting you shortly.