Budgeting

Homemade Mothering Featured in Redbook Magazine

Redbook April 2011

If you’ve got some extra time while you wait in line to check-out at the grocery store, flip through this month’s issue of Redbook Magazine.  Some of my tips and tricks for living on a budget are featured on page 138.  Living in a big city, we have to make every dollar count, and so [...]


How to Feed a Family of Four (Mostly) Organic Food for $150 a Week

Although we live on a tight budget, we also want to live healthfully and thoughtfully.  When my husband decided to start his own business, we made plenty of sacrifices like fewer meals at fun restaurants and no more new clothes.  But the one area I refused to compromise on was our food.  Just because we [...]


A Week’s Worth of Groceries for $20

My husband is starting a few businesses, which means we are on a strict weekly budget that I am in charge of enforcing. With the 4th of July holiday last week we went a little over budget for entertainment. So, I have to compensate this week, and I decided to cut our grocery bill to [...]