The Game of Becoming Really, Really Frugal

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. Frugality isn’t always the choice to not spend money. Sometimes, it means a greater expense initially. Spending more money than you’d like on the front end helps you save way more money than you’d otherwise have been able. I wrote specifically about grocery sales…

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Pumpkin Cornbread, a Frugal World War I-Era Recipe

I know, it’s not the season for Pumpkin Everything in the United States. But true pumpkin love knows no single season. I never thought to add an ingredient like pumpkin to cornbread before, so I had to try this recipe. As it turns out, I love this twist. It’s sweeter than my typical cornbread recipe,…

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New Life, New Grocery Budget

“Of course, changing our food customs means changing our cooking customs to some degree, but we ought to be thankful to be jostled out of our old notions, now and then, to wake us up and set us thinking.” on saving money on food, 1919 When I lived in Wisconsin, I had the best-case scenario…

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