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How I grocery shop + stock up on a budget! (My best grocery shopping tips!)

Happy STOCKTOBER everyone! The last week of August, just before #Shelftember started, I did a grocery shopping trip. Before putting all the groceries away I thought “…this may come in handy in October, I’ll record this.” I’m so glad I did! With #Stocktober in full swing, I’ve had so many questions about how I grocery

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#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

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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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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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Grocery shopping Q&A! How to freeze fruit, use leftovers, food tips GALORE! [Ask Me Monday]

Aaaah, that beloved grocery bill. Kicks you in the pants a bit, doesn’t it? Putting it lightly…how much you spend on groceries can make or break you. If you go to the store several times per week, wander the aisles, tossing whatever sounds good in your cart…I hate to break it to you, but you’re

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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

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Walmart’s Price Matching Changes – the Inside Scoop!

If you’ve read my blog for more than 30 seconds, you’ve probably guessed I’m a big fan of Walmart and it’s price matching. It’s how I grocery shop and save about HALF on my groceries each week, without clipping coupons! And as you’ve probably heard, rumors are flying that Walmart is seriously changing, and possibly

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Does grocery budget include eating out? + Grocery budget tips! [Ask Me Monday]

I get hundreds of questions every week between emails, social media, blog comments, and just being asked in-person. Answering them is one of my FAVORITE things about doing what I do! I love taking what I know and being able to help make it personally apply to Y-O-U. One common feedback in the survey you

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5 Ways to Save Time and Money this Thanksgiving!

  Good news…I haven’t died! I know I’ve been MIA for a little while, but it’s for good reason. Keep your eyes on Instagram and you’ll see that I’m up to a HUGE project that has taken me more time than I have ever spend on a project. Like, EVER. It’s been such a labor

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