Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

A Cheapster Easter

Easter got off to a bang this year.  I got up super early (3:30 am), drank some coffee, then headed out at 4 am-ish for a 20 mile run.  Yes, I DID run 20 miles.  Yes, on only two cups of coffee (this is a VERY BAD thing to do, don’t YOU ever ever do [...]

Posted April 10th, 2012 | Tags: Bowling, Food, Frugal Ideas, Running

Exploring New Frugal Frontiers

bacon is good for me

This weekend my husband and I tried out Bountiful Baskets fruit and vegetable co-op for the very first time.  I have been reading about it on other blogs, and wished there was a site near me.  Oh, poor me!  I never have anything this awesome and cool around where I live. When I actually bothered [...]

Posted April 2nd, 2012 | Tags: Food, Frugal Ideas

Thunder Peeps

I just read an article that said that Texas is one of the fattest states in the nation.  Two of the fattest cities in the USA are right here in Texas.  I thought that this was an interesting article.  Then I thought, “Hey!  Wait a minute!  I live in Texas!!!” Why is Texas so fat, [...]

Posted March 31st, 2012 | Tags: Food, Frugal Ideas

Let’s Talk Tofu


Tofu is on my mind today because it’s Friday.  Friday is date night, but this Friday also apparently has a lot of hot basketball action on the TV.  So my husband cleverly suggested bringing home Chinese-food take-out tonight instead of going out to our usual favorite Friday-night steakhouse. I love Chinese take-out, not to mention [...]

Posted March 23rd, 2012 | Tags: Food, Frugal Ideas