≡ Menu

 

We have an RV and camp a lot. Because we go so much, we typically only dine out just once a trip, with the exception of some ice cream or snow cones. I’m basically packing all of our food from ketchup to the main dish. RVs have limited storage space, and we also have to lug everything in and out. If you are renting a vacation house, you will have plenty of food storage space, but like me, you still have to transport it all. I have some fun, creative tips for packing food for your next vacation.

[continue reading…]

{ 1 comment }

Oh my, I have been so busy with my craft orders, I’ve been getting up at 3 and 4 am to ensure completion by the committed deadlines! As a result, I haven’t sent out many blog articles, but I’m back on track! I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of orders, but my household was not prepared. Before the next holiday season, I’ll have freezer meals, and home canned meal helpers ready to go! A meal solution I enjoy during busy days, is making a “one pot wonder” meal, and I just created a new one last night. It’s delicious!

[continue reading…]

{ 2 comments }

Buying Bulk in Small Batches

Farmers Market Bulk Produce

How do you buy bulk in small batches? Isn’t that an oxymoron? There are a couple of ways to get food at bulk prices without committing to large amounts at one time . . . and here’s how.

[continue reading…]

{ 0 comments }

baking.picture

Making your own breads, granola bars, cookies, and other baked goods not only means you have a more delicious and healthier product, but you are saving money as well. Since it’s my goal to squeeze every penny I can from the grocery budget, I buy base baking supplies in bulk. Let’s do a general price comparison.

[continue reading…]

{ 0 comments }

chickenstock.1

I was at our homeschool group, from 8:40-3:30, including travel time. My family likes to eat at 5 p.m., so I needed a solution. Before I left for our group, from the freezer I took homemade, frozen stuffed red bell peppers. When I got home, I threw the peppers in the oven, made a quick salad. Then I got in the mood to be industrious, so I decided to make stock, since it only takes 30 minutes to cook. Yes, 30 minutes using raw, frozen chicken, and vegetables.

[continue reading…]

{ 3 comments }