This is the second blog in a series about budgeting. If you haven’t read the first post yet, please take some time to read Developing a Household Budget. This current blog focuses on food budgeting and will help you develop a food spending plan for your household. Have you ever wondered how much money you[…] Read More
This is the third blog in a series about budgeting. If you haven’t read the first post yet, please take some time to read Developing a Household Budget and the second post in the series called Developing a Food Spending Plan. This third blog shares information on community resources that can help supplement your budget.[…] Read More
Are you ever surprised by how much you spent at the grocery store because you picked up a few extra items? If you don’t adjust your future shopping trips, you may end up spending more on food than budgeted. Over the next few months we will share strategies and tips for tracking and developing a[…] Read More
There are times where your weekly trips to the grocery store may feel like a challenge and a chore, especially when factoring in a busy schedule and tight budget. Whether you are shopping for yourself, a large family, or anywhere in between, you can use the following tips to help stretch your food dollars and[…] Read More
Cooking meals at home instead of going out to eat is a great way to stretch your food budget. I enjoy cooking, but with two young kids at home, it can be difficult to cook a meal without distractions. Sometimes it seems easier to just go out to a restaurant or get take-out! Eating out is convenient, but the costs can add up quickly. It’s also healthier to prepare meals at home because you can control the ingredients.