Meet the Contributors
Meet the lovely and fabulous contributors to $5 Dinners! They bring you the best recipes and ideas every week.
And if you haven’t “e-met” Erin yet, you can read her story here.
Lindsey – Food Allergies on a Budget
I’m Lindsey, a happily married momma of three. My oldest is on a no foods diet and my youngest is allergic to dairy. I’ve been navigating the food allergy roller coaster for about six years now and love to share what I’ve learned and am learning along the way. Feeding your family well on a restricted diet doesn’t have to cost a fortune. I can show you how…find me over at Frugal Food Allergies!
Tricia – Family, Friendly Recipes for Larger Families
Tricia Hodges faces a daily dose of chaos homeschooling five children – preschoolers to middle schoolers. Before her real job as a wife and mother, she was an editor. Now she uses her editing marks on schoolwork and proofreads food labels for allergens. Tricia contributes a blend of writing at parenting and homeschool sites as well as her own daily Hodgepodge.
Dana – Organic & Natural Deals and Recipes
Dana Strohmaier is a registered dietitian who loves to save money almost as much as she likes to eat healthy! She lives in the Chicagoland area with her hubby and three young children. While she is working hard to pay off debt, she blogs about eating healthy on a budget over a budgetdietitian.com.
Alea – Family Friendly Recipes
Alea Milham has been married for 21 years to an amazing man, who has the unique ability to fix everything she breaks. They have three children, for whom Alea has forsaken a conventional career to homeschool. Her husband’s career with the Navy has caused them to live a nomadic existence, but has also provided countless field trip opportunities for their children. They currently live on 2 acres in the high desert, where Alea enjoys organic gardening and managing their small menagerie. Alea’s mission is to eliminate food waste in her household through careful planning and repurposing leftovers.
Denise -Family Friendly Recipes for Quadruplets and more
Denise Hoyle is a frugal work-at-home mom of five year old BBGG quadruplets and a six year old son who likes the finer things in life but hates to pay full price. Denise is the creator of the Coupon Clutch, a coupon organizer that is cleverly disguised to look like a designer tote bag plus she shares her shopping deals and saving strategies for eating and living well on a limited budget at ShopperStrategy.com. You can find her on Twitter or Facebook and check out her blog for money saving strategies to save on stuff you need, so you can buy the things you want!
Sharon – Family Friendly Recipes for Teenagers and More
Mrs. White has been married for almost a quarter of a century. She is a native of New England and has five children, ages 13 – 23. Her interests include: Fashion, Shopping, Reading, Traveling
and Writing. She and her husband owned a rural country store, with a take-out restaurant, in Vermont for 4 years. They are now semi-retired and living in an 1800’s Colonial home on 2 acres of land. They are blessed to have Nana and Grandpa live with them. You can find her at The Legacy of Home.
Angie- Family Friendly Recipes for a Gaggle of Little People