We all hate to waste food, but we still find ourselves throwing out more every week. Use these simple tips and reduce food waste at home in no time!
Americans waste (on average) a pound of food per person per day.
That sounds incredible…until you think about the last time you cleaned out your fridge.
(How many nasty science experiments went straight into the trash? Sometimes you throw the whole container away ’cause you’d rather buy more Rubbermaids than look at or smell whatever was in there.)
We’ve all had the occasional fruit fly take up residence in the kitchen because we missed a bad piece of fruit.
(Or a whole bowl of fruit has gone bad. No judging here.)
Not only is it gross, but it also makes you feel horribly guilty about the amount of money you’re wasting.
But what can you do about it?
Well, here are a few ideas…
After replacing 5 appliances in 6 months time (and buying another one because we needed it, so really 6 appliances) I should be an appliance buying expert.
In reality, I’m giving all the other appliances the side eye and begging them not to join the others in the old junkyard.
These creative ways to save money are exactly what you need to boost your savings. Get money saving tips you can use in real life, every day.
That stupid kitchen faucet was leaking again.
And because we don’t have city water (we have tanks in our basement and water here is very expensive because of that), it was more than an inconvenience.
It was literally money going down the drain.
So I asked a few super handy friends what faucet they recommend. We had bought that thing not so long ago, and I didn’t love the idea of having to buy another one so soon.
Turns out, all I needed to do was replace a cartridge inside the faucet.
(Who knew? Well…not me.)
And that right there shows you two of my favorite ways to save money.
See, saving money isn’t all about not buying expensive coffee. There are things you can do all the time to save big.
This easy white chicken chili recipe is a frugal meal you can serve in no time. (With almost no effort!)
Looking for a delicious soup recipe?
How about one that lets you use up all that leftover chicken in the fridge?
Once you try this White Chicken Chili, you’ll serve it all the time.
Because it’s so good. And unbelievably easy.
I saw a meme today that said (I’m gonna clean it up a little) “Being in quarantine is crazy. One day you’re cleaning baseboards with Q-Tips and the next day you’re in a bathrobe watching squirrels out the window. There’s no in between.”
And I thought “Oh! It’s not just me!”
(Is it you, too?)
Creamy potato soup is the best homemade frugal meal to serve your family when you want comfort food. Use up leftover mashed potatoes! Try it tonight.
Soup is just about the perfect frugal meal, isn’t it?
It’s easy to put together, and it always brings back memories. Which is why it’s such a great comfort food.
If you’ve been searching for ways to feed your family on the cheap, you’ll definitely want to add this potato soup to your meal plan.
It’s so delicious that your family won’t even realize you’ve served them a meatless meal.
And potatoes are always cheap…and pretty easy to keep on hand. (They last a long time if you keep them in cool, dark storage like a pantry or potato bin like this one.)