What is a Good Price for Produce?

What is a Good Price for Produce?

What is a Good Price for Produce? The best way to save money at the grocery store is to be knowledgable in what a good price is. If you know what a good price is, you will know when to stock-up. Remember that just because the sign says sale, does not not mean that it is a good price. If you are just joining us, I have posted the good buy prices for Meat, Dairy and Beverage items and pantry items. When I get all of the prices gathered, I will make a master list for you all! Here are some ...

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How to Organize Finances

How to Organize Finances Photo S. Gustafsson My weakness in saving money is keeping track of finances. I am not very good at the accounting! I am happy to report that I did set up online bill pay this week! It was easy to do and I think it will help me stay organized. Below are some tips on personal finance organization. 10 Essential Tips on How to Organize Finances By: Mrs. Not Made of Money Keeping finances in order is a difficult task for many people. However, it does not have to be so ...

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Homemade Basil Pesto Recipe

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How to Make Homemade pesto from basil This is how you make homemade pesto from basil . You will need to grow or buy the ingredients. I have four basil plants growing in my garden that all started from a small living herb plant from the grocery store. I LOVE basil! I have been using it in my homemade spaghetti sauce, on sliced tomatoes and mozzarella and in homemade pesto. How to make homemade pesto from basil Since my basil is plentiful, I have been making basil pesto and freezing it. ...

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Roasted Potato Salad Recipe

Roasted Potato Salad Recipe

Roasted Potato Salad Recipe Roasted Potato Salad is a classic Southern side dish.  We’ll serve potatoes with chicken, beef, pork, and seafood.  Southerners believe potatoes pair nicely with just about anything.  Potatoes are a natural carbohydrate, high in vitamin C and potassium, and a good source of fiber. Potatoes are also inexpensive and filling, making them a thrifty choice when on a budget.  Potatoes keep well in dry, dark, cool spaces.  If stored properly, you’ll be able to enjoy ...

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Cream Chicken Pasta and the Brie Strata

I am working on winning the dinner time battle. I can't handle cooking, working, and three kids. My job often requires me to work right up until and sometimes through dinner since it is virtual. This presents a huge problem at meal time. I came across the Once A Month cooking method and decided to attempt their free one week meal plan. I started last week but I didn't eat anything I made because my husband was out of the country and I was in survival mode. Click here to see how I got started. ...

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Ask A Swim Instructor: What do you need to know to keep your kids safe

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The sun is out and my little one is on the run. She is usually on the run straight towards water. I have thought about taking her to swim lessons but I am strapped for time. My husband also taught people how to swim when he was in the Navy; so he wants to do it. I keep seeing articles on children drowning and most times drowning occurs while the parent is right there. My husband actually rescued a three year old when she was in the pool with her babysitter. She was very lucky that my husband ...

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Mac and Cheddar Cheese with Chicken and Broccoli

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachael Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... and oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! My kids love Mac and Cheese and I have been buying it already made from Sam's club for $7.50. I can get two meals out of it so it has been a super time saver. The problem is I haven't been able to find it ...

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Tips for Staying Motivated to Cook

If I don't plan my meals, I am often tempted to go out to eat. Thankfully I live in an area that requires a bit of a drive to restaurants! The drive is deterrent for me and forces me to cook. I have found that writing out a strict menu plan does not work for me. I like a flexible plan! Determine what works best for your family- a flexible plan, a written out weekly menu or even a monthly menu. Motivating Yourself to Cook At Home By: Mrs. Not Made of Money Cooking at home always seems like a ...

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Ask a Patriot

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. -" Declaration of Independence 1776 On this weekend that we celebrate our Country we also take part in creating traditions that will last a lifetime. I am sure our founding fathers would be proud that we gather for parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball ...

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