Recipes

Mexican Shepherd's Pie {Frugal Friday}

Meal time in our house is no easy feat with a little one under 2 and Ava being 7, going on 17, her taste buds change so frequently and my husband having a much more sophisticated palate than mine. Being able to shop frugally is essential for a happy wallet.  Finding ingredients that have multi-uses to help keep costs down will help in keeping the grocery bill down. With a

2 Chickens 3 Ways Frugal Friday

Frugal meal planning for when you need to tighten your bootstraps yet again. As a family of four, two of which are growing boys so really we eat like a family of six, we are always trying to find ways to save a buck when it comes to meals. With two growing boys our grocery bill will not becoming smaller anytime soon so any tricks we can manage when it

Ricardo Cuisine

Helloooo summer! It’s been a crazy few weeks for weather in the Lower Mainland and we are loving it! It’s certainly hit BBQ weather – though as I’m sure most Canadians would attest – all weather is BBQ weather. Recently, our house was put up on the market and offers came in relatively quickly. In a rush to prepare our house for staging we ended up – gasp – turfing

copycat little Caesars crazy bread

  Crazy bread, it is one of my weaknesses. I am fortunate to have a Little Caesars close to my home, but I am trying to cut back on my eating out, it’s pricey. The other night I had a craving for crazy bread and I figured, why not make it home, a much more frugal option!

Best spinach dip

This is the best spinach and artichoke dip you will ever eat! Throughout the year, we are invited to many potluck bbqs and birthday parties. I have always struggled to find something a little different to bring that is somewhat healthy and great tasting even the kids would enjoy. So, as we were invited to Alivia’s birthday party this year, I decided I wanted to bring something different than my