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Emergency preparedness + food storage! Why you need it, how to afford it, and where to start.

Hi Freebs! I know it’s not Thursday (that’s typically when a new video drops over on my YouTube channel) – BUT – I wanted to share this video with you! A few weeks ago for Q&A Tuesday, Bubba and I decided to choose the topic of emergency preparedness and food storage for the Q&A. With

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Leftovers hacks! How to eat leftovers…and actually make them taste good!

Freebs! How is the #Shelftember Shelf Cooking challenge coming?? We are head-first into the first full week, and so far y’all have been EXPLODING MY BRAIN on social media! The meals you are making, the creativity I’m seeing, it’s incredible. If you have no clue what I’m talking about, see all about Shelf Cooking and

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What is shelf cooking? Plus, the official #Shelftember challenge +FREEZER GIVEAWAY!!!

Freebs…pause the DVR, text your mama, and grab a snack… A trend is coming. Over the last few years, I have had an overwhelming amount of people ask for more and more details on how I shop for, cook for, and feed my family (of 7) on a budget. For a long time I’ve wondered

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11 Home Lunch Ideas: Healthy, Creative and Fun!

Back to school is apporaching fast! Although I have some experience in school lunches, this is still some new territory that we are working on. My friends over at Deals to Meals have come up with 11 home lunch ideas that are bound to add some fun for lunch. Take it away ladies: 

How to store groceries, choose a watermelon, and other FOOD HACKS!

  Happy Thursday, Freebs! If the carrier pigeon never delivered the message, I’m posting new videos every Thursday over on the ol’ YouTube. This week’s is one I filmed forever ago (…caugh…APRIL…) but just had to post because it answers so many of the grocery/food questions I’ve been getting lately! I walk through a grocery

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Freebs Night Out #4 Recap: Tailgate Edition with Alex Boyé

Hey Freebs! We are currently enjoying a fun family reunion, but I wanted figured it was ’bout time to show you how much fun we had on our last Freebs Night Out! When I heard that my good friend Alex Boyé was putting on a summer kickoff concert, I knew we had to be part

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EASIEST EVER Sunday Roast Recipe! | Slow Cooker Roast

Lately, one of my most common requests is for posts/videos about our favorite quick and easy meals. I’m certainly no Rachael Ray but I do believe in cooking for your family (whether you dread it like I do or not…) and believe you can eat GOOD food, on a budget, without spending hours preparing it!

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Is Walmart price-matching ending?? The FULL SCOOP!

FREEBS! Put down the paper bags you’re breathing into and listen up! I know rumors are FLYING about the Walmart price-matching policy and whether it’s ending or not. Have no fear, Freebs, Mama J did a video answering all your questions and giving you the full scoop! No clue what price-matching is? Let me enlighten you, grasshopper.

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How I save on Groceries and Deals to Meals Special Pricing!

Hey Freebs! I am still recovering from our amazing week in Italy. I wanted to be sure to share this awesome sale Deals to Meals is doing.  I have used Deals to Meals for many years and have mentioned them many times in my grocery shopping tips. Exciting news for us all…they are celebrating 10 years of Deals

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Freezer Hacks! + Things you (most likely) didn’t know you could freeze…

You may or may not know that I have a crazy addiction to freezing things. Like, it’s bad. I won’t even tell you how many freezers I have, because you will judge me. …he’em…cough…SEVEN!…cough… What can I say?? We have the space, my husband loves me anyway, and it just makes my life SO MUCH

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Easy (Last-Minute) Thanksgiving Appetizer Ideas! (Good for Christmas too!)

A few years ago I was in a bind, and needed last-minute Thanksgiving appetizer ideas in a big way. I put a call out to my Freebs on social media and was BLOWN AWAY! You all gave me the best ideas! To this day, they are some of my favorite recipes. I compiled them into

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5 Ways to Save Money on Thanksgiving Dinner!

I am currently en-route to Arizona to spend Thanksgiving dinner with family. Since I have no service, I enlisted the help of my dear friend (and foodie GENIUS) Shandra, from Deals to Meals, to give us some tips on how to save SERIOUS dough this Thanksgiving! Just as you would try to find a good

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