Category Archives: Budget

Lunch Boxes on a Budget


Author: Mary Katherine
This one is for moms with lunch-packers: an on-a-budget lunchbox grocery plan! This grocery list costs less than $30 and makes 2-3 wholesome lunch boxes per day. This isn’t for extremely picky eaters, but it can easily be modified. This list is also fantastic for the beach! Happy lunching!

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Aldi in Wonderland


I was 21, newly-wed, and quite poor when a coworker first told me about this tiny European grocer. “You are crazy if you don’t shop at Aldi! Everything is half as expensive!” he said. I nodded my head politely, but all I heard was “blah-blah-blah dirty and gross and in a sketchy neighborhood.”

I couldn’t believe him because, well, I’m American (which usually serves me quite well because FREEDOM)! The thing is, our nationality comes with some preconceived notions. One of these notions–better costs more–is why I delayed my pioneer trip to Aldi. I mean, if I wanted wholesome, quality groceries I should pay out the nose for it! Right?…right?

Today I’m going to share everything you need to know in order to…

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