Browsing tag: Saving money on food

FOOD ~ February 2015

Published March 4, 2015   Posted in How to Think

As I mentioned in the budgeting article, we did very well on our grocery budget this month. However, we knew we would. Not only is February a shorter month and therefore we have fewer days to cook and eat but we also spent the whole last week in Florida where my in-laws covered all our […]

FOOD – January 2015

Published February 5, 2015   Posted in How to Save

Audio introduction This month we managed to stay under our $300 grocery budget even though we made every single meal all month long except for the 4 days we were in San Francisco. In truth….it wasn’t that hard! Meal planning for the whole month my making use out of bulk buying options from Costco makes […]

How to save money when eating out

Published November 18, 2014   Posted in How to Save

If you are anything like me, you love eating out.  Since I was a kid, I always enjoyed going to a restaurant and trying new things (or, in the case of a mexican place in northern Virginia, the same damn chicken quesadilla for YEARS).  For me, it was more than just good food, or not having […]

Is that Starbucks worth another decade of working?

Published November 16, 2014   Posted in How to Retire

During my [now old] commute into work every morning, I rode by a Starbucks coffee shop whose drive-through line would not only wrap around the building itself, but out into the main road.  Every morning, drivers line up outside of Starbucks anxiously awaiting that $5 to $6 cup of coffee only to commute to an […]