Updates: March 25 – 31

After the gorgeous weekend in Whistler, we’ve returned home to dreary Vancouver. Isn’t is supposed to be spring? I enjoy spring because it gives me more of a chance to ride my bicycle as a means of transport. I’m not quite as hardcore as Mr. Money Mustache and won’t ride my nice road bike in the snow/cold. At least I can walk to work in 20 minutes! In preparation for the season,...

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Recipe Idea: Easy Turkey

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Having the most frugal grocery budget in the world isn’t going to help you and if you can’t put together at least a few healthy, tasty, and cheap eats! Every month, The Outlier Model features a cheap recipe idea, along with the cost breakdown. Brian and I stocked up on turkey while it was cheap back at Christmas.  We cleared out our freezer a week before the holidays and when turkeys went on sale,...

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If The Outlier Model were a comic…

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And now, a cartoon interlude: The Outlier Model, as summed up by internet comic sensation XKCD! jQuery(window).load(function(){ var s = document.createElement("script"); s.type = "text/javascript"; s.src = "https://moneymade.io/embed/embed.js"; setTimeout(function(){ jQuery('#moneymade-ad-2').append('') jQuery('#moneymade-ad-2').append(s); ...

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Posted in: Philosophy

Grocery budget motivation

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Here’s another round of grocery motivation for you $100/month grocery haters.  😉 As a reminder, Brian and I budget $100 per month per person.  This is our second shop of the month, so I took out $100 to spend.  Here’s what we got for almost exactly $50: Photo Credit: Original photo by D Sharon Pruitt http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/sets/72157610551917961/ First we hit up...

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Posted in: Food and Grocery
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