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Pantry Staples to Have on Hand — Be prepared for the dinnertime rush!

Some of you who follow the weekly ALDI meal plans have been asking which pantry staples are best to stock up on, so here’s my first stab at a list. Your family’s cupboards of course might differ from mine due to anything from food allergies to personal preferences, though, so take these recommendations with a …

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Homemade Sunflower Butter (Make It or Buy It?)

Homemade sunflower butter may not be the prettiest recipe in the world to photograph, but it’s darn tasty. So: Let’s talk a bit today about how to make your own homemade sunflower seed butter, and about whether it’s better to make it… or buy it! Comparing Costs Last week I was walking through Trader Joe’s, …

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DIY Garden Bed Kit — Use fence boards to make one on the cheap!

Today MashupDad has a DIY Garden Bed Kit project for you. So take it away, MashupDad! DIY Garden Bed Kit — Using Fence Boards A few years ago for Mother’s Day, I set up a couple of garden beds for Mashup Mom. These beds are located on the south side of the house, so they’re in …

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Who has cheaper grocery prices? Walmart, or ALDI?

See the 2019 ALDI vs Walmart price comparison update here! A couple of months ago we saw a little flurry of articles about how Walmart is targeting ALDI in its ongoing price wars in stores across several states, including Illinois. In the initial tests reported in these articles, spot checks of various grocery items tended …

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Perpetual Salad Colander — a fun DIY gift idea!

Last week I was walking through my local produce store and saw that they were selling “snip ‘n gro” salad colanders for $15.99. What a cool idea, right?! So, I thought it would be fun to put together a perpetual salad colander as a super useful and easy DIY Mother’s Day gift this week. (Or hey: …

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