When my son started his junior year of high school in September, I put him on a lunch budget. The plan was to $35 into his lunch account every two weeks allowing him to purchase the base lunch provided by the school, as well as the occasional extra … [Read more...] about Parenting Challenge: Should I Give My Teen Cash For School Lunch?
My employer has it's own cafeteria, and my office is within walking distance of at least half a dozen fast food restaurants. Around 11am I can hear people start talking and forming small groups to go get lunch, but they know better than … [Read more...] about One Simple Secret To Master Leftovers
Almost 1 year ago, I posted Frugal Lunch by my Registered Dietitian wife, Stacie. She put together a sample menu of frugal, yet nutritious, lunches including peanut butter and jelly (PBJ) sandwiches. Well, since beginning my new job, I've been … [Read more...] about An Illustrated Frugal Lunch
So I've been at my new job for 3 weeks now, and I still don't have a badge. That means that someone needs to escort me everywhere. Basically, by security's rules, I can't even be unattended in my office without a badged employee or another contractor … [Read more...] about Being Trapped at Work Saves Me Money!
Stacie at Building Nutrition posted an excellent article about how you CAN eat healthy food for low cost, where she highlights four meal-plans prescribed by the USDA and how much you should expect to pay for groceries each month based on a singles, 2 … [Read more...] about Eating healthy for low cost
Last Friday, our client called us in and said they ran out of money and worked ceased immediately. This was the first time in a long time that our company had to deal with something like this. I'll write more about that another time though (when I … [Read more...] about Job Update: A day at the zoo and more