I need to be better about managing my grocery budget and streamlining my time in the kitchen. I've just started poking around for options but I'm eager for hive mind recommendations.
The main caveat is that I'm in Canada, which has ruled the promising foodonthetable.com.
Something that allows you to cost meals fairly easily would be nice.
Please pardon any typos--mobile AskMeing is a bit tricksy.
posted by Decimask
on Nov 28, 2013 -
I have $300. Do I buy a stand mixer, or dump it into my savings account? This is more about the principles of frugality/growing up than the specific item. [more inside]
posted by itesser
on Nov 16, 2012 -
Hey Mefites! Please help me become more financially responsible. I don't think I live particularly extravagantly but I don't even know how to start budgeting. I live pretty much paycheck to paycheck. I feel really bad about this, and could do with some ideas about how to build up a money-tracking and budgeting plan from scratch. [more inside]
posted by Ziggy500
on Feb 29, 2012 -
Friend is trying to cut costs in her budget.
Does anyone know a website that's as comprehensive and easy-to-use as MyFoodDiary.com
, but doesn't cost $9 a month? [more inside]
posted by ®@
on Apr 28, 2011 -
Special snowflake budget filter: I tracked my spending in 2010, how can I improve my budget for 2011? [more inside]
posted by gillianr
on Jan 4, 2011 -
I like Mint.com and I want to use it. My wife, she disagrees. This has caused some consternation. Maybe you can help. [more inside]
posted by kbanas
on Nov 10, 2010 -
Self-employed types with variable monthly incomes: how do you set up and stick to a monthly spending budget? [more inside]
posted by El Curioso
on Aug 30, 2010 -
Looking for software or an app that will allow me to track expenses via SMS, but that will also allow me to track how much money is left in my account. [more inside]
posted by reenum
on Aug 23, 2010 -
Please help me find financial management software that both (1) keeps data in sync when used on multiple devices and, (2) works offline. [more inside]
posted by Vorteks
on Apr 22, 2010 -
Household-budgeting-filter: how can I determine how much "wiggle room" or safety margin will be needed to cover unexpected expenses? How much do you
allow, and has it been sufficient? [more inside]
posted by yersinia
on May 11, 2009 -
Asking for a friend: She will be going to Thailand to teach students mostly from Burma and needs some advice. [more inside]
posted by gauchodaspampas
on Feb 22, 2007 -