At Everything Unscripted, we run on good coffee, convenient homecooked family meals, and loads of learning & fun!
Since 2011, Ruth Ann at Everything Unscripted has been helping families live a more consumer-conscious and productive life. From smart spending strategies, recipes, and meal planning tips, to travel and supporting the local economy, we have shared our family’s adventures in order to help other families live their best life.
We love a good family recipe, a solid meal plan, and cooking together as a family. Our adventures involve family and pet-friendly exploring in our home province of New Brunswick, on the East Coast of Canada, and beyond.
As the weather cools down we start planning our weekend adventures and fall outings.
Here are some ideas for family day trips around New Brunswick (we will be adding many new ideas to this list soon).
Tips for Road Trips
Helping You Save
Do you need a visual way to save a little extra money this year? Try out a weekly/daily savings jar. Here are some tips and printable tracking sheets to start your savings jar today!
We love books and are always drawn to buying new ones. We know there are libraries, digital books, etc. but sometimes you just want that paper version to keep…Here are 8 ways to save on books!
MEAL PLANNING & PREP
We have many years of meal planning tips and examples for you. Some of them are linked below.
This is my step by step for how to meal plan and prep, helping you save both time and money every day.
Links to more than 40 examples of $25 family meal plans. 5 supper meals for $25 or less (based on sales). This is a great resource to refer to and save recipe ideas for frugal meals.
Meal prepping will help you save both time and money in the kitchen. By partially or fully prepping meals ahead of time, you will have less food waste. You will also free up time during your busy week by spending less time in the kitchen daily. Here are a few tips to help you get started.