Posts Tagged“planning”

Making healthy and enjoyable meals for the family is a wonderful yet often undervalued skill.  You can save your family a fortune by making home made meals, not to mention the many other benefits of home cooking.  You don’t need to make a major production of cooking gourmet meals, just develop some good old fashioned skills which a couple of generations ago were common place and valued. By putting some thought into what your family will eat for the week, you can save all sorts of stress and money.  I find it good to have a quick look at my…

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A great way to save money is to use the resources you have on hand to their full potential.  This works really well with making the most of your grocery budget.  The average family throws out quite a bit of left over and spoiled food, which equates to throwing away money!  Now I’m not suggesting that you serve your family leftovers everyday for dinner, but just that you be a little creative when managing your family’s grocery budget. Many people find menu planning very helpful, I personally don’t menu plan too rigidly, but I do have an overall idea of…