The $90 a week Food Budget Challenge!

By Emma Chow Last week I did a live Q & A on the Mamabake Facebook page and there was a lot of interest in how my family and I survive on no more than $90 a week for food shopping. I’ll be honest with you, sometimes it is $70, sometimes $80 and the only […]

13 Re-Uses for Egg Shells!

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Make your own candied citron peel! .

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Frugal Frannie: A frugal new year

So mamas, it’s fast approaching that time of year (already): The Christmas tree is looking wilted, it’s time to mothball the tinsel, the hangover is setting in and many of us are feeling as deflated as yesterday’s New Year’s balloons. And then… …the dreaded credit card bill arrives… UGH! Post-Christmas buyer’s remorse: if there’s a […]

The MamaBake Guide to a Waste Free Kitchen Part 1

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