Like you (probably), our family has mostly stayed home for almost two weeks now.
That’s made it pretty easy to save money.
If you can stay away from online shopping, you might be finding the same thing. Maybe you’ll even have time to develop new habits that will stick when life gets back to “normal”.
(Whenever that happens…and whatever that means!)
This beer bread recipe is the easiest thing you can make. But everyone at your next party is going to beg you for it! No yeast needed bread.
“You’re bringing that beer bread, right??”
I think people at family gatherings are more excited to see these loaves of bread than me.
But that’s ok, because I know how delicious it is.
The secret is that this beer bread recipe is just about the easiest thing you can throw together.
That makes it perfect for family gatherings, pot lucks, or times when you’re trapped at home with no yeast for bread.
If you aren’t the beer drinker in the house, promise the one who is that they will not regret letting you have one of their cold ones.
Don’t worry, you’ll be able to keep that promise!
Got some oats to use up? Learn what to make with oatmeal using ingredients you probably have on hand. Easy, simple recipes that will make you drool.
That container of oats has been sitting on your pantry shelf forever.
You bought it with the best of intentions. But somehow, that fancy Pinterest recipe just didn’t make itself.
The thing is, oatmeal is so cheap. It would be great to find recipes that are actually good and easy enough to throw together.
Well, you’re in luck!
There are a bunch of recipes out there that you can throw together in a flash.
A lot of these recipes are perfect for using up fruit that’s been left to rot. Or that lonely container of yogurt that got pushed to the back of the fridge.
Unbelievably (a little, let’s admit it) the best part is that these recipes use up scraps and cheap oatmeal…but they are still delicious! My kids always get excited when they come in the kitchen and see one of these foods cooling on the counter.
Trying to figure out how to save money for a house can make you want to pull your hair out. No worries, here’s a big list of out of the box ideas to try.
The corner of the couch had never been so cozy. My favorite cuddly blanket was wrapped around me as I settled in to watch one of my favorite shows.
Just as I was getting really comfy, there was a sudden
outside the window next to the couch.
Of course I looked outside to see what had happened.
And there was a big bag of stinky garbage.
My lovely upstairs neighbor…the ones who let their kids run in circles around the apartment at all hours of the night…who fought constantly to see which one could argue the loudest…
decided that carrying their trash down the stairs and out to the dumpster was just.too.much.work.
Ah, the joys of living in an apartment.
I guess the one good thing about all of that was that it inspired us to save up money on a down payment for a house. We couldn’t wait to get out of there.
But how do you go about saving money for a house? It’s super intimidating to save up that kind of cash.
Well, let me show you a few tricks that make saving easier.
The plague hit our house for a good couple of weeks.
Ok, not the plague. Something that mocks the flu but doesn’t last quite as long. Ugh.
(Not Coronovirus, don’t worry.)
Normally that would be a great way to save money on groceries at least. (I mean, not an ideal way. But a way none the less.)
for some reason these kids are starving.
They have real fevers, lots of aches and pains…but they’re asking for crackers. And soup. And toast…constantly.
Well, I guess I’m glad they’ve kept their appetites up.
OH, and we also learned that if you order Sprite, Gatorade, chicken noodle soup, tissues, ibuprofen, etc. from Clicklist, they’ll still bring it to you. And they don’t even wear hazmat suits!
Get a list of the cheapest foods to buy when you’re broke. Along with a meal plan that will feed your family for $75 a week.
The light from the refrigerator is washing over your face again.
You know there’s still nothing in there…but you can’t help but hope that maybe some mysterious force left a piece of chocolate cake in the back when you weren’t looking.
You’d love to go to the grocery store and get something to fill those shelves. But how?
If it isn’t the car breaking down, it’s a sick kid. And the paycheck is gone before you know it. (Again.)
The truth is, bad times like this happen to the best of us.
It can be so hard to get ahead, especially when you’re raising a family. Kids will surprise you…with their ability to do things, how much they remind you of your favorite uncle, and…
Oh, you know, a random broken bone followed by a double ear infection alongside a huge growth spurt (hello new wardrobe).
So when you finally manage to scrape together a stash of cash to buy some food, you want to get the most for your money.
If you’re wondering what the cheapest foods to buy are, read on.