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Frugal Living
Sarah Brumley

How to Make On-the Spot Budget-Friendly Decisions

I’m diving into the art of making on-the-spot, budget-friendly decisions during our grocery store runs. As someone who frequents the grocery store with a toddler or teenager in tow, I’ve honed these strategies over time, and I’m excited to share them with you. So, without further ado, let’s dive right

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Frugal Living
Sarah

How to Create a Grocery List that Saves You Money

While creating a meal plan and knowing exactly how much you can spend at the grocery store is a great start, a grocery list is the game changer when it comes to saving money. It can be as simple as a sheet of notebook paper with a list of items

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Grocery + Meal Planning
Sarah

How to Create a Monthly Meal Plan You’ll Love

Want to know how to create a monthly meal plan your entire family will love? In this video, I’m walking you through the exact process I use to create a meal plan that not only satisfies my family’s taste buds, but also helps me save money on groceries, too. I

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Frugal Living
Sarah

3 Simple Ways to Inventory Your Fridge, Freezer, and Pantry

With our meal planning challenge in full swing this month, I thought it would be helpful to dive into the meal planning process we use in our home. This approach has not only helped us stay within our grocery budget, but has allowed us to allocate additional funds towards debt

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Grocery + Meal Planning
Sarah

February 2024 Challenge: Meal Plan to Save More Money

I’m thrilled that February has arrived, not just because it’s my birthday month, but also because I have an exciting challenge to share that will assist you in maintaining your budget. This month, our focus will be on how to meal plan to save more money. We’re diving into the

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4 Healthy and Inexpensive Summer Recipes
Grocery + Meal Planning
Sarah Brumley

4 Healthy and Inexpensive Summer Recipes

When you’ve got kids home from school and you’re stuck trying to feed what feels like bottomless pits, you might be tempted with the sugary snacks or even just tossing a bag of chips at the kids. This may seem cheaper and easier, but what if healthy eating was simple

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How to Have a Low-Cost Cookout (Without Ruining the Budget)
Frugal Living
Sarah Brumley

How to Have a Low-Cost Cookout (Without Ruining the Budget)

Who doesn’t love a good cookout? Amazing food, a time to hang out with your friends, and fun summer memories that you’ll cherish for the rest of the year. But being the host to a cookout can really add up when it comes to expenses which makes it difficult for

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100 dollar budget
Frugal Living
Sarah Brumley

How to Survive a $100 Grocery Budget

The struggle is real… If you’ve been budgeting for any period of time, it’s likely that you’ve noticed a trend. Specifically, one of the hardest parts of creating a budget and actually sticking to it is setting and keeping a grocery budget. Am I right? I’ve personally found it to be true,

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Budgeting
Sarah Brumley

How to Navigate Bulk Purchases on a Budget

I grew up in a big family. Seven of us gathered around the table daily and we always had a few extras to feed as well. My mom practically lived at the grocery store, and Costco was a common place for her to do the majority of her shopping. My

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Grocery Budget Survival: Strategies for Success
Grocery + Meal Planning
Sarah Brumley

Grocery Budget Survival: Strategies for Success

This past December we created a budget to assist us in paying down debt. At the time, we were consistently spending $600* (or more) on groceries each month for our family of four. Since beginning this budget, we’ve managed to whittle that down to an average of $425 per month.

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