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CHALLENGE ~ Try 13 New Recipes During Summer ’13

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 3, 2013

  {Repin It} Anyone up for a challenge this summer??? Summertime typically is a bit more laid back, at least around here! Bedtime gets pushed back, kids usually roll out of bed around 9 am. Our afternoons are free-flowing and usually involve a lounging around with a good book, the pool and swimming lessons or […]

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Summer Food ~ June’s Pinterest Board of the Month

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 3, 2013

Well, summer is here. It’s almost hit 100 degrees a few times in San Antonio, but we cut a break this weekend with some rain and a cool morning this morning…hooray for refreshing cool air! I have a feeling it will be a while before we get cool refreshing air again. (Like October, a while!) […]

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5 Ways to Reduce Food Waste in Your Home

by Jenn K on March 7, 2013

David Bakke is a single dad and small business owner living in Atlanta, and writes about money-saving tips on the popular blog, Money Crashers Personal Finance. photo credit: sushiboy There’s much you could do with $1,200 – for instance, you could make a mortgage payment or a few months of car payments, or pay your […]

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Fruity Muffins

by Jenn K on March 1, 2013

Thanks so much to Amanda from Coping with Frugality for sharing this great recipe with us. I’m still on “leave,” enjoying my time with new baby and settling into life as a family of 6. I’m so grateful for the help and support of my fellow bloggers during this time! ~Erin One of my goals […]

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Slow Cooker Saucy Chicken and Rice

by Jenn K on February 18, 2013

Thanks so much to Melissa Earl from Living a Frugal Life for sharing this great recipe with us. I’m still on “leave,” enjoying my time with new baby and settling into life as a family of 6. I’m so grateful for the help and support of my fellow bloggers during this time! ~Erin Crock pot […]

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Chicken & Penne Pasta with Creamy Vodka Sauce

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 11, 2013

Thanks so much to Mindi from Moms Need to Know for sharing this great recipe with us. I’m still on “leave,” enjoying my time with new baby and settling into life as a family of 6. I’m so grateful for the help and support of my fellow bloggers during this time! ~Erin My children go […]

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Chana Masala in the Slow Cooker

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 8, 2013

Thanks so much to Kimberly Danger from Frugal Bites for sharing this great recipe with us. I’m still on “leave,” enjoying my time with new baby and settling into life as a family of 6. I’m so grateful for the help and support of my fellow bloggers during this time! ~Erin Ever since a new […]

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Sausage Chili

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 30, 2013

Thanks so much to Kristi from Mom’s Confessions for sharing this great recipe with us. I’m still on “leave,” enjoying my time with new baby and settling into life as a family of 6. I’m so grateful for the help and support of my fellow bloggers during this time! ~Erin With cold weather months upon […]

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Healthy Eating on a Busy Mom Schedule

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 28, 2013

{image credit} Last week, my life became exponentially more busy. The time I have spent recently on resting, reading (and even sleeping) is now filled with spending precious time with my newest little one, my bigger boys and the other demands of keeping up with everyone. Even as I’m finding myself in “survival mode,” it’s […]

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