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Budgeting for food for your family

I am asked all of the time… “How much do you spend on groceries a month?” $600 (ok, pick your jaw up off of the ground) Yes, for our family of 10, I only spend $600 a month. Do you know why? Because that is all that is in the budget anyhow! So I make […]

Monday, July 20th, 2015

June 15 – Goat Cheese

I saw that it was between $5-10 for a 1/2 pound of goat cheese at the store. Now, imagine this. I will NOT ever pay that much for something that I can create on my own for a whole lot less. I truly love how easy it is to make goat cheese. I love that I […]

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Roasted Chicken, solar oven style

I will not lie. We use our solar ovens often. Anyone with a southern view from the U.S. can use a solar oven most any day of the week.  During the spring and fall, we use our oven 4 or 5 times a week. During the summer, we use it on days that monsoons are […]

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Dehydrating broccoli

When we can pick up veggies for a super-great price, we jump all over that… I can some things, freeze some and even dehydrate some… after we get our fill on fresh. This last week, I picked up 40 pounds of broccoli for $26. My kids love grilled broccoli served with feta cheese. I did […]

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Southwest Chicken in a Slow Cooker

This is a fast meal to put together! And OOOHHHH SO YUMMY!!!   Ingredients: (We double this recipe and it barley fits into our extra large crock pot – but feeds our whole family ) 4 chicken breasts 1 package of cream cheese 1 can of corn, drained 1 can of black beans, drained and […]

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