Tricia’s Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken

by Tricia H on June 30, 2011

The simplest, tastiest, feed-a-crowd barbecue I know of…


May and June Cookbook and Grocery Money Winners

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

Congrats to the 5 winners of The $5 Dinner Breakfast and Lunch Cookbook from May and June…and the $100 worth of groceries for June! In case you haven’t heard…every month we give away 5 cookbooks to active subscribers…3 from the daily email subscriber list, and 2 from the Weekly Meal Plan subscriber list. You too […]

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When life is flying by faster than you can keep up with, something is bound to fall through the cracks. For me, it’s often getting the chicken out of the freezer and thawed in time to get it marinating.  While I usually freeze chicken in a marinade in a freezer baggie, but sometimes I can’t […]

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It’s the end-of-the-month, so fire up your printers for a last chance printing fest…


New Kraftmaid Inspirations Book

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 29, 2011

Need a little organizational inspiration for your kitchen and other parts of your home?! Get a free book filled with ideas from Kraftmaid…

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Baked Zucchini Sticks – Grow. Eat. $ave.

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 29, 2011

I do believe I have a new favorite snack. And I do believe that the boys have a new favorite snack! And what perfect timing…it’s about to be high season for zucchinis…when the farmers will practically be giving them away at the markets. Next time I pick up one of the monster zucchinis for $1, […]


Food on the Table – Meal Planning and Shopping with Ease!

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 29, 2011

Alrighty friends, it’s time I introduce our community and family here on $5 Dinners. It’s time for you to become friends with my new friends over at Food on the Table! Food on the Table is a mobile app and online service designed to help families eat better and save money at the grocery store. […]


New Cellfire Coupons Released 6/28/11

by Jenn K on June 29, 2011

Cellfire has released another set of electronic coupons that can be loaded to your store loyalty cards at all Kroger and Safeway family stores!


This is one of my husband’s all time favorite meals. When he walks in the door and smells these on the table, I have a very happy man. It’s easy to keep all of these ingredients on hand for a quick meal as it uses canned salmon. I’ve modified his mother’s recipe to suit our […]


July 4th Recipe Round-Up

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

If you’re looking for a few new recipes or ideas for your July 4th weekend, try one of these…