Drugstore Food Deals – Week of May 1

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 30, 2011

Make my homemade ranch dressing mix and/or my homemade taco seasoning for less this week…spices are on sale at Walgreens!


5 Reasons Why You Should Grow Your Own Food

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 30, 2011

I absolutely love growing some of our food. I dream of the day when I can grow the majority of our food, but I believe that’s many years off. I am still very much in the early learning stages of vegetable gardening, and hope that all the knowledge that I accumulate over the years will […]


A little weekend reading for you…I’ve got a few new articles over on SCJohnson.com that you might want to check out! Getting Creative and Resourceful with Lunch Making Easy Meals for Those in Need Cooking from Scratch with Grains and Legumes Enjoy!


Sunday Coupon Preview – May 1

by Jenn K on April 29, 2011

Find out what coupons will be in this Sunday’s coupon insert…if there are some hot coupons, you might want to pick up a few extra newspapers!


Mega Swagbucks Friday – 4/29

by Jenn K on April 29, 2011

Swagbucks is giving away thousands of Swagbucks today…this Mega Swagbucks Friday!

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Friends, If you haven’t been over to meet $5 Dinners’ new little sister, One Dish Dinners, I highly encourage you to do so!  Simple recipes. Simple tips and tricks! As part of welcoming One Dish Dinners into the family, I’m offering one lucky email subscriber a month’s worth of FREE groceries (up to $300)!!!! Yes, […]


Tricia’s Cheesy Spinach Quiche

by Tricia H on April 28, 2011

With plenty of opportunities for luncheons and brunches coming up, don’t overlook the chance to make an easy quiche…

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Take a look at the newest printable coupons including garlic and gravy coupons…

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What Do Your Kids Do While You Are Making Dinner?! – Reader Question

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 28, 2011

And Tyler is normally sitting in his chair at the table, having a small snack or appetizer. Because if he’s not in his chair, he’s probably off doing something like this…


Baked Rosemary Garlic Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 27, 2011

I like to tuck things into chicken thighs. (Exhibit A – Grilled Salsa Chicken & Exhibit B – Grilled Marinara Chicken) I realize that this might sound strange, but it’s how I cook with chicken thighs…when I’m not cooking them in the slow cooker. The other day I was planning to fix some chicken thighs […]