Meal planning – you know you should do it, you know that it will save your family hundreds of dollars on your grocery bill but, let us get real folks, meal planning is no fun. It is time consuming and sometimes we just do not do it out of shear resentment.
Last year, when I was pregnant with our second child and chasing around an eighteen month old, I was desperate to get our grocery budget under control as we were making the switch to clean eating. I would spend hours upon hours on Pinterest looking up recipes and meal ideas.
I was over it.
In Become a Frugalista – Money-Saving Secrets for the Frugal Family Manager *, Susan Heid mentions how eMeals * helped her get her family of seven’s (including teenagers) grocery budget under control. I desperately wanted that heck I needed that! So, I made the difficult decision, one I thought I would never make, I purchased a three month clean eating meal plan from eMeals.
I have not looked back since.
It saved not only my grocery budget, but my sanity as well. Now, as a mom to two boys under two years old, who you would swear are secretly teenagers by the amount of food they consume, eMeals is a necessity.
I truly hated spending the money because of the free options of Pinterest and Google but I knew they were not working out for me. I no longer spend countless hours on my laptop trying to figure out heathy, clean recipes for my family to consume every week. I simply print off my meal plan and my grocery list (eMeals GIVES you the grocery list), and add anything that we may be in need of like toilet paper, or other personal hygiene products.
I am finished meal planning in about ten minutes and can then return to my normally scheduled life and go snuggle my hubs on the couch.
Wondering what kind of recipes you can expect from eMeals – these are all from the clean eating plan and I can attest to their deliciousness!
Chicken and Corn Chowder (a personal fav for the winter and fall months – perfect for tailgating!)
Interested in trying eMeals for yourself? Use the code SCHOOL to receive 20% off any dinner subscription plan! That is awesome because when I originally signed up, I only received 15%!
Oh, but that is not all y’all….
I love to help my readers out in any way that I can, so the good folks over at eMeals are letting me give away a three-month dinner subscription to ANY dinner plan to one of my readers. How awesome is that? 🙂
All you have to do is enter below and good luck!!!
***Product will be supplied by eMeals. The Budget Mama is not responsible for product fulfillment.
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