Recently, my husband and I went back to Quebec to visit my family and friends. We spent two weeks there, and unlike other times I went, I made almost no plans. I just wanted to enjoy my time there, see my loved ones and take the trip day by day. As this is how I… Continue reading Hungry Quebbie Goes Home
After seeing someone post on Instagram about the grocery-free challenge, I decided to give it a shot. I figured this would be a chance to save a bit of money as well as a way to get rid of some of the food we have accumulated in the pantry, fridge and freezer. Throughout the week,… Continue reading A Grocery-Free Week!
In the past week, I came to question my decisions, as I was shocked to see how much I spent at the grocery store. But first, I need to explain a few facts about our life: For years now, I have been the one paying for groceries and my husband pays for restaurants. This is… Continue reading The Cost of Home-Cooked Meals
Last Thursday, I was doing my daily browsing of web articles and came across Ron Shaich's (Founder and CEO of Panera Bread) article about the SNAP Challenge. It was intriguing so I decided to look up the challenge created by Feeding America. The concept is simple: try to eat on a $4.50 daily budget for… Continue reading Taking on the SNAP Challenge!