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Bowing Out

I failed. The last few days of the month were not no spend. I learned something about myself in my failure though–I’m not good at sticking to something I don’t really get behind. Yes, the no spend month was my … Continue reading

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Getting to the end

Because I’ve blown it a couple of times this month, we really reigned in at the grocery story, spending a whopping $12.67 at the grocery store on Monday. I was able to snag some more Panera bread after we got … Continue reading

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Out of here!

This last weekend our church¬†had a ladies’ retreat. It. Was. Awesome. And so very needed. Nora is super cute and really fun, except when she isn’t. I needed a break and Chris was super gracious to take the kids for … Continue reading

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Lentil Soup, Crockpot Burritos & Baked Rice Bowls

Whoops, sorry for the hiatus. I hope you weren’t waiting on my blog for your dinner plans ;). Tuesday it felt like fall had finally arrived. It was cool, clear, crisp and just lovely. My meal plan said, “Rice Bowls” … Continue reading

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Breakfast Sandwiches

When Chris and I were dating we discovered a mutual love for breakfast for dinner. BFD (get your minds cleaned up!) is on our menu at least once a week regularly, and eggs are all over the place this no-spend … Continue reading

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Spaghetti

Last night we went to our monthly church potluck, and I brought Chocolate Zucchini Cake which I made because I had everything on hand. I love a potluck. Tonight we’re doing an American classic: spaghetti. I think there are probably … Continue reading

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Lentil Loaf & the No Spend Budget

When trying to determine a budget for our no spend month I took into account our needs–gas to get to work, food to fill our bellies, etc. Chris works about 16 miles from home, so even if he only drove … Continue reading

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Beans and Bread

Sorry to flake out on you for last night’s dinner. We went to see friends and they fed us some yummy waffles, so it was a¬†really cheap meal for us. On the menu tonight, Beans and Cornbread, thanks to the … Continue reading

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