Erin Chase


I'm Erin. The $5 Dinner Mom. I cook. I blog. I author cookbooks. And I can not make a meal that costs more than $5. Even if I try.

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QVC Outfit Choice #3 with sweater

Choice #3 without the sweater

With some colorful accessories...

QVC outfit choice #1

Out shopping for an outfit for QVC next week! Help me decide what to wear...

Charlie eating the last of the "$5 Dinners cookies" at lunch!

Check out these adorable cookbook cookies my mom had made for this afternoon's "private" signing!

3 hours later...still at the salon, but the beast has been tamed!

A better shot of my BIG 80s hair!

At the salon this AM...getting a new keratin treatment in an attempt to tame this...

Tyler and I found ourselves killing time with my dad at the mall this afternoon!

The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook at the SA airport bookstore! #pinchingself

Tyler with my Dad in the Fox studio! Segment to air Monday morning!

My sweet dad pulling the food cooler thru the snow! Almost to the station!

And how we survived flight #1...Veggies Tales from#savvyblogging swag bag!!!

I was hoping to escape snow while in TX...oh well...a snowy mess at DFW airport!

Talking to the pilot (hoping they don't touch any buttons in the cockpit!!!)

Anxiously waiting to get on the plane

How I got thru airport security with 3 kids (and no I did not put him through the x-Ray machine!!!)

Blessed by some sweet swag from #savvyblogging and #blissdom!