Monday, April 12, 2010

As a member of Pssst... and General Mills, occasionally, I receive special coupons, products, and updates about new products.

“The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook” by Erin Chase, a MyBlogSpark member and creator of, prepared her first $5 dinner in August 2008.

She turned it into a three-fold mission:
■ To make dinner for my family every night for $5 or less!
■ To prepare healthy meals using natural and wholesome ingredients!
■ To encourage and inspire others to do the same!

In addition to 200 economical recipes each with a Frugal Fact, she offers suggestions for making the most of grocery shopping and couponing. Her tips on meal planning include sample menus and ideas for using leftovers. Her recipes feed a family of four and list the approximate cost of the ingredients. Here’s a recipe Erin suggests to get you started.

Pssst… will give away an autographed copy of Erin’s cookbook to each of 100 lucky members in a sweepstakes drawing. To enter, go to and either log in (or register to become a member), click on “The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook” Sweepstakes link on your Pssst… Personal Page and complete and submit the online. Go to official rules to learn more. “The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook” is available at, Barnes & Noble, Borders, Overstock and Walmart.

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