Saving on Food

Our Frugal Asian Dessert

Our Frugal Asian Dessert

When I first came to America, I was overwhelmed with┬áthe wide variety of desserts people eat after a meal: muffins, cake, cookies, cupcakes with a ton of beautiful yet super sweet icing, etc. I’ve been in America almost 12 years, but I just can’t bring […]

Why We Eat Out While In Debt

Why We Eat Out While In Debt

Mr. FAF and I are in debt. We’re still paying off the mortgage on our primary residence. Many people treat a mortgage as part of life and consider it a good debt. To us, however, debt is simply debt. And we want to eliminate it […]

Eating Out On The Plane

Eating Out On The Plane

Mr. FAF and I came to America for school, so our whole family is still in China and Vietnam. We’re used to the idea of having 20-hour flights just to visit our family in Asia. While jetlag and sleeping uncomfortably in a tiny seat on […]

What Food Can $12.64 Get You?

What Food Can $12.64 Get You?

After I got off work on Friday, I started thinking about the roasted rotisserie┬áchicken at the grocery store. Friday marks the end of the week, and I want to eat something different for dinner. But I don’t want to spend a lot of money eating […]

Food Expense Report – Mar 2017 – $87.52

Food Expense Report – Mar 2017 – $87.52

In order to keep track of my food expenses, I have started a monthly food expense report series. A few things to note: — I currently do not live together with Mr. FAF and Baby FAF (only temporarily). My food expenses below are therefore counted […]