Jul 132014
Paleo Weekly Meal Plan- July Week 3

I don’t post weekly meal plans because I think that our meals are particularly impressive (they aren’t, hate to admit it), or creative (not really, eek).  For me, it’s a matter of giving an example of how a fairly ordinary (now Paleo) family plans out their week of meals.  I’ve always been a big proponent [...]

Jul 062014
Paleo Weekly Meal Plan- July Week 2

I hope I’m not freaking out those of you who aren’t on a Paleo-style eating plan- I’m not trying to convert anyone to eating like us, I’m just sharing what we do in the event that there are good tips you can take away from it, regardless of diet.  The mechanics of meal planning are [...]

May 272014
Five Best Food Apps for iPhones and Android

These are the five best food apps that I’ve found for saving money and staying organized when I’m buying and preparing food.  All five are available for iPhones and Androids, and four of them are free. Grocery IQ First and foremost is Grocery IQ, a free app that enables you to carry your grocery list with [...]

Oct 072012
Weekly Meal Planning Tip: It Doesn't Have To Be Perfect

Good Enough Can Be Good Enough [NOTE: We eat a Paleo diet now, so some of the food references in this post are outdated, but I’m keeping it here for anyone that does eat a more conventional diet.] Menu planning, by it’s very nature, formalizes the meal planning process.  Rather than meals being thrown together last [...]

Sep 242012
Meal Plan Mondays: Weekly Meal Plan for September 24th

[NOTE: We eat a Paleo diet now, so some of the food references in this post are outdated, but I’m keeping it here for anyone that does eat a more conventional diet.] Each week I post our family’s meal plan for breakfasts, lunches and dinners.  It may seem like TMI (too much information), but I do it because it [...]

Sep 182012
New to Saving?  Four Simple Ways to Save Money

If you are looking for ways to reduce your monthly spending, check out these four simple strategies.  A little disclaimer- I say, “simple” because they are very straightforward, but I don’t say, “easy” because any lifestyle change is going to be challenging to get used to.  Nonetheless, if you are a newbie at saving these [...]