Jun 232014
[Expired] Free Thrifty Chicken Breeds Kindle eBook

[Expired] Thrifty Chicken Breeds: Efficient Producers of Eggs and Meat on the Homestead by Anna Hess is free right now on Amazon.  I don’t know about you, but I never realized that certain chickens were thriftier than others.  I’d love to raise our own chickens, but we don’t have a good setup for it at our house. [...]

Jun 192014
Free Couponing 101 Kindle eBook [Expired]

[Expired] Couponing 101: Simple Tips for Saving BIG is free right now on Amazon.  It’s an Amazon Kindle ebook, but even if you don’t own a Kindle you can still enjoy it by downloading it to your computer (PC or Mac), iPhone, or iPad. The instructions for doing so are included under the “Buy Now With 1 Click” button. [...]

Jun 112014
Freezer Tips: Can You Freeze Muffins?

For me, a freezer isn’t just a place to store cold food, like sorbet, popsicles, and packages of frozen vegetables.  It’s more like a second pantry- I store all sorts of stuff in there, from slices of ginger that can be quickly chopped into an Asian-inspired dinner, to bricks of frozen soup, to individual Ziploc [...]

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 [...]

May 202014
Save Money On Organic Groceries Part II: Amazon Subscribe and Save

Save up to 50% off of snacks, canned seafood, oil, vinegar… I’ve already talked about saving 10-60% off of grocery store prices of organic fruits and vegetables; now let’s talk about saving up to 50% off of organic “dry goods”- that is, non-perishable items like oil, vinegar, canned seafood, packaged snacks, etc.  It’s no surprise from [...]

May 062014

If you’re trying to tighten your budget, but you prefer buying organic food, you might be left feeling like it’s impossible to save money and eat well at the same time.  Organic food nearly always costs more than conventionally grown food (and for good reason- the farmers have to spend more money, and work a [...]