Thrifty Thursday: A Night “Out” At Home

Saving for Disney means no fancy dinners, no $10 movie tickets and no big concerts. But all work and no play makes Melissa Sue stir crazy! How do you enjoy yourself while saving money for your next big trip? Cut costs by spending an evening at home!

Tofu quiche: cheap and delicious

Dinner …
I love delicious food. But I hate to cook. It’s a problem. Every time I pay a $50 dinner bill or tip the pizza delivery man, I can’t help but thinking, “I could have saved this money for Disney.” That’s an even bigger problem!

Over the past few months, my husband and I have started eating at home more often and experimenting with different cuts of meat. For example, a skirt steak is just as flavorful as a rib-eye, but it often costs half as much. Chicken thighs are a lot cheaper than chicken breasts … and even tastier. Beans are a great source of protein and can make for a hearty meal—and they cost a lot less than any cut of meat!

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