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How to make a ultra cheap vacation
by Tipsen
April 25, 2013 at 5:26 PM
We are going on a vacation. To help with cost we figured we would eat 1 meal a day in the hotel that we prepare. We will have a microwave, frig (freezers don't do much good in those little frigs), and a small electric skillet. Any ideas of goods that would e good to cook?

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  • mommytoeandb
    April 25, 2013 at 5:40 PM
    Make things you would normally eat at home.
  • Kitschy
    by Kitschy
    April 25, 2013 at 5:41 PM

    We always get a condo and cook all of our meals while on vacation. That being said, I cook the kind of stuff I normally cook.

  • Lionpaw
    by Lionpaw
    April 25, 2013 at 6:01 PM

    crock pot meals! that wayn you can come "home" and just eat then clean up.

    BBQ chicken, meatball subs, you name it... it can ber made~!

  • RADmomma
    April 25, 2013 at 7:12 PM
    Stir fry

    Beef for tacos

    Pan fried chicken with veggies

    Salads

    Quesadillas

    Sandwiches

    Pasta
  • norahsmommy
    April 25, 2013 at 7:19 PM
    My parents always brought a big red cooler filled with ice and perishables like sandwich meat, cheese, mayo, milk and other ready to eat foods. they would cook meals ahead and pack them up. They also had a large bag with bread, cereal, coffee, fruit and other stuff. We would eat what we brought. We drove from indiana to the Grand Canyon and back eating this way. My dad would just buy ice and replace it when he got gas. And load up on ice in the hotel. When food ran low mom would go to a local grocery store and buy more. We never ate out.
  • Lovemyshadows
    April 25, 2013 at 7:24 PM

    We always camped.  

  • mommyofgirl1974
    Lyn
    April 26, 2013 at 11:29 AM

    You could buy a rotisserie chicken- to put in salads, chicken salad sandwiches or make tortilla wraps.

    Make grilled cheese sandwiches or fry hotdogs.

    Maybe get some tuna to make tuna salad sandwiches.

    Have fun!!!

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