• 9 pre-prepped foods to save you time and hassle

    9 Pre-Prepped Foods to Help Reduce Food Waste (and Save You Time)

    Want to reduce food waste and save yourself time meal prepping? Check out these 9 pre-prepped foods that are worth the money to help you do just that. When was the last time you ate all the food in your fridge before it spoiled? (As in, NONE of your groceries went in the trash.) Are your hands up? Mine aren’t. Sadly, I don’t remember the last time it happened in my house. We always buy groceries with the best of intentions. But, when the busyness, tiredness and (sometimes downright) laziness kicks in, we often opt for the easiest to make (or order) foods. This means that a lot of our…

  • Did you know that food storage can help you save money? Buying items on sale and stocking up can provide long term benefits.

    Why You Should Build a Food Storage (Even if You’re on a Budget)

    Why you can benefit from building up food storage (even if you’re on a tight budget). Don’t think you need a food storage? Or maybe money’s too tight to worry about it? Then you might be missing out on some awesome benefits. Food storage often gets associated with super extreme, maybe sometimes a little crazy, people. (Like the extreme couponers and doomsday preppers on reality TV.) But, I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to go to any crazy lengths to understand the value of food storage. (And to start building one of your own.) It doesn’t matter if you have a years worth of supplies in your…

  • My honest opinion of the Instant Pot after two years

    Is an Instant Pot Worth It? My Honest Opinion After 2 Years

    Is an Instant Pot worth it? Find out in this honest Instant Pot review. I got my Instant Potabout two years ago, and it’s slowly worked its way into my regular kitchen routine. It’s like the faster version of a crockpot. And while slow cookers still have their place, they are NOT for supper procrastinators (and I’m one of those). If you’ve ever asked yourself, “Is an Instant Pot worth it?” you’re at the right place. I’m here to tell you about Instant Pot pros and cons I’ve experienced over the past couple of years so you can see if this kitchen tools is right for you! And, spoiler alert, I’m…

  • The best grocery apps you didn't know exist

    The Best Grocery Apps You Probably Don’t Know Exist

    Grocery apps that help you save money. If you’re a ruthless deal-hunter, these grocery apps might be just what you need to take your food-buying game to the next level. These grocery apps can do things like track your grocery list, save the best coupons, keep an inventory of your fridge, and even help you comparison shop. So stop putting effort into tasks that your phone can do for you. Who has time for that?! Take a look at these grocery apps and let them do the work for you. *This post contains affiliate links – you can read our affiliate policy here. Basically, this means that if you click on…

  • How I saved $175/month on groceries and still ate healthy

    4 Things I Quit to Save $175/Month on Food (While Still Eating Healthy)

    How to save money on groceries while still eating healthy. Want to save money on food? Maybe your grocery budget is tight or you’re looking to free up funds for a savings goal. Either way, you CAN save money on food through planning and shopping smarter. Because, even though groceries are an essential expense, you get to decide just how much to spend. That means groceries are a great thing to tweak when you want to save some cash. If you’re like me though, as much as you want to save money, you don’t want to have to eat junk food to do it. A lot of money saving food…

  • The best secret to save big on groceries

    The Little Known Way to Save Big on Groceries

    How to save money on groceries. When you’re trying to save big on groceries it can seem like you’re at the mercy of the universe. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, the coupons and the sales don’t line up with what you need. And, let’s face it, if you want to eat fresh, healthy food it’s often hard to find discounts for it! But, we know about an AWESOME secret weapon that will help you save big on groceries. Say hello to food share programs! While everyone knows about couponing and in-store points programs to save money, not everyone knows about food share programs. And, it’s about time they…

  • Grocery shopping on a budge? Use these great hacks!

    The Best Hacks to Help You Grocery Shop on a Budget

    How to grocery shop on a budget. Are your bad habits making it hard to go grocery shopping on a budget? You may not realize this, but if you don’t pay attention to what and how things are scanned at the till, not only could you be PAYING MORE for your groceries, you could also be missing out on opportunities fordiscounts. I know that paying attention at the grocery store checkout is easier said than done. Hacks to Help You Grocery Shop on a Budget But, if you take the time to up your grocery game and implement a few new strategies, your budget will thank you. The theory behind cutting…

  • Your guide to cheap and easy meal planning

    Your Quick Guide to Cheap and Easy Meal Plans

    How to make cheap and easy meal plans. Did you know that in 2015, Canadians with kids spent $276/month eating out? And I’m guessing Americans probably weren’t far behind. I don’t know about you, but I could buy a lot of nice shoes I mean…build up a nice little savings account with $276 extra a month! Meal planning can help with that. If you eat out like the average Canadian, or if you overspend on your groceries, meal planning could really help you stick to your budget and save money. Even though planning meals in advance can feel a bit overwhelming at first (trust me, I’ve been there), with a bit of…