Our countries current financial troubles have many of my neighbors upset and worried. They are mostly retired living on fixed incomes. They are worried about higher taxes and gas prices (thank goodness for the recent downturn there). They are worried about food prices going up as well. Every one is pinching pennies these days.
Hubby and I have pinched pennies for years. Because of our daughter and her tremendous medical needs, we have always had enough, but need to be careful with the resources God provides us with. One way I do this is with Once-A-Month Cooking or Batch Freezing as some call it. Two weekends ago, we got busy in the kitchen and filled our freezer with yummy nutritious meals that are budget friendly as well as kind to the wallet. We spent $723 for 2 months of freezer meals for a family of four. Not bad, but we have done better in the past. This will take care of all our dinners and most lunches for the next two months, save the holiday meals.
Over the course of the next few months I will be sharing resources, recipes and instructions on how this is done. You don’t need any special equipment, not even a deep freeze (although it does help for large quantities). It has benefited our family for the past 15 years, I know that it can benefit yours. If you have any specific questions, don’t hesitate to leave a comment.
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