Pantry Goods to Buy in Bulk to Save Money

  Pantry Goods to Buy in Bulk to Save Money via Mom Prepares I also write another blog (which will be a book) about Post-Apocalyptic Living…or Prepping. You’ve seen Doomsday Preppers? Well, I haven’t because I don’t have TV but I’m told that this is most people’s reference point for what a Prepper is. Not to…

Meal Planning 101

For those who need help figuring out how to meal plan, check out Meal Planning 101. The one area I tend to be the most organized in is my meal planning. I have found that  being really fussy and detailed about meal planning helps tremendously when working within a small budget.  There is a lot less…

What Money Does To People

People with more money take candy from children. That’s it. I don’t ever want to be rich. I don’t wanna be a meany pants.   Really,though…this is fascinating. When people complain that members of Congress should all have to live on minimum wage and food stamps (at the same time), there might be a grain…

[Recipe] Jamaican Codfish Fritters

  Stamp and Go! {Jamaican Codfish Fritters} | Lovely Pantry Easily something you can make on a frugal or food stamp budget. If you find cod too expensive, tilapia is a good substitute. Where I shop, tilapia is about $9 for 8 fillets.  

The Privilege of Real Food

When I first published that thing I wrote about why poor people might not be able to just grow their own food (part 1 & part 2 ), I received some very passionate input. Most of it was a positive resounding cyber high five. These people came from a few different places. Most had been there themselves….

Homemade Liquid Dish Soap

via Homemade Liquid Dish Soap – Kitchen Apparel Making homemade cleaning products may seem like it’s more expensive at first but when you consider that buying  the ingredients you use can be used  for SO many things and as a replacement for store bought items at a fraction of the cost, it starts to make economic…

Why “Grow Your Own Food!” Might Not Be So Easy For Poor People -Part 2

After publishing my last post about obstacles to gardening when you’re poor, I realized there were maybe one or two points I missed…but then I read my emails and discovered there was more than just one or two things I neglected to mention!  Thank you everyone who shared their individual experiences and gave feedback. More…

Zucchini Recipes

If you know a gardener, chances are they start sharing their zucchini bounty with you around this time of the year. In season, they’re especially inexpensive at the grocery store. A reader asked specifically for zucchini recipes for this reason and because, “I don’t know how to do anything with them besides make zucchini bread.”…