Easy Loaded Potato Soup using Instant Potatoes

When the weather gets cold outside or when anyone in the family gets sick, Loaded Potato Soup is a go-to recipe. There is something about eating a hot bowl of soup that makes you feel warm and comforted. If you don’t have a lot of time, but would still like a hearty potato soup, try… [Continue Reading]

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Easy DIY Cookie Cutter & Washi Tape Holiday Ornament

With an old cookie cutter and roll of washi tape, you can create a holiday ornament perfect for decorating your tree. Take a peek below at how you can get started! You will find that this craft is such an easy and frugal way to get into the holiday spirit. Cookie Cutter & Washi Tape… [Continue Reading]

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Easy Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread is one a favorite of mine! I love to eat it straight out of the oven while it’s warm with a hot cup of coffee or a tall cold glass of milk. However, even when after it has cooled, it’s more like a dessert to me. Baking Banana Bread has an added benefit… [Continue Reading]

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25 Snazzy Snowflake Crafts

With all of the cold weather sweeping the nation, you might be looking for some fun crafts to do inside! What better idea than to do some snazzy snowflake crafts with your family? There are lots of different crafts that you can do and I have some crafts here for both adults and kids! Get… [Continue Reading]

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Quick and Easy Honey Glazed Baby Carrots

Carrots are a favorite in my family whether they are raw or cooked. However, this easy recipe for Honey Glazed Baby Carrots tops the list! They are great to serve as a side dish with so many meals and can be made in a matter of minutes. If you have trouble getting your kids to… [Continue Reading]

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Popcorn Puppy Chow with Marshmallows for a Yummy Treat!

If you’re looking for a fun and tasty treat, look no further! This easy recipe for Popcorn Puppy Chow with Marshmallows may look like puppy chow (hence the name), but it’s not for the dog. It’s a delicious treat you will love! A little bit of salty, a little bit of sweet, add some crunch,… [Continue Reading]

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Scrumptious Pecan Pie Pudding Recipe

Looking for a totally awesome dessert? Look no further! This scrumptious Pecan Pie Pudding recipe will have everyone ooing and awing! Serve it up in a fancy glass or unique bowl and you have a dessert that not only taste delicious, but looks like a professional chef has been in your kitchen. The creamy smoothness… [Continue Reading]

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Melt in Your Mouth Microwave Pralines!

If you are looking for an all time favorite, this is it! Pralines are a common sweet treat in the South and they are so delicious! While they may not be New Orleans quality, these Microwave Pralines are easy and quick to make and are melt in your mouth yummy! Give them a try and… [Continue Reading]

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7 Fireplace Safety Tips

A warm and crackling fire is a wonderful way to enjoy a chilly winter’s eve. But before you strike a match, here are 7 fireplace safety tips you should know. When you keep these 7 fireplace safety tips in mind, you can enjoy a clean burning fire that not only is beautiful and toasty, but… [Continue Reading]

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Homemade Pecan Cocoa Fudge Recipe

Fudge is one of my all-time favorite sweets! I’m not sure why, but it seems the only time I make it is around the holidays. It is one of the things I look forward to each year. I have to say, I am not a big sweet eater, but I can make a dent in… [Continue Reading]

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Easy Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread is one a favorite of mine! I love to eat it straight out of the oven while it’s warm with a hot cup of coffee or a tall cold glass of milk. However, even when after it has cooled, it’s more like a dessert to me. Baking Banana Bread has an added benefit (Continue Reading…);

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25 Snazzy Snowflake Crafts

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Homemade Pecan Cocoa Fudge Recipe

Fudge is one of my all-time favorite sweets! I’m not sure why, but it seems the only time I make it is around the holidays. It is one of the things I look forward to each year. I have to say, I am not a big sweet eater, but I can make a dent in (Continue Reading…);

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Looking for a totally awesome dessert? Look no further! This scrumptious Pecan Pie Pudding recipe will have everyone ooing and awing! Serve it up in a fancy glass or unique bowl and you have a dessert that not only taste delicious, but looks like a professional chef has been in your kitchen. The creamy smoothness (Continue Reading…);

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Easy Loaded Potato Soup using Instant Potatoes

When the weather gets cold outside or when anyone in the family gets sick, Loaded Potato Soup is a go-to recipe. There is something about eating a hot bowl of soup that makes you feel warm and comforted. If you don’t have a lot of time, but would still like a hearty potato soup, try (Continue Reading…);

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7 Fireplace Safety Tips

A warm and crackling fire is a wonderful way to enjoy a chilly winter’s eve. But before you strike a match, here are 7 fireplace safety tips you should know. When you keep these 7 fireplace safety tips in mind, you can enjoy a clean burning fire that not only is beautiful and toasty, but (Continue Reading…);

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Easy DIY Cookie Cutter & Washi Tape Holiday Ornament

With an old cookie cutter and roll of washi tape, you can create a holiday ornament perfect for decorating your tree. Take a peek below at how you can get started! You will find that this craft is such an easy and frugal way to get into the holiday spirit. Cookie Cutter & Washi Tape (Continue Reading…);

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Cadbury Creme Egg Cupcakes Recipe

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Grilled Chicken Salad with Fresh Strawberry Vinaigrette

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Quick Microwaved Zucchini and Onion Recipe

Quick Microwaved Zucchini and Onion Recipe

Zucchini and Onion together is an easy side dish for most meals. We use our fresh zucchini, or squash, from the garden to make this quick and easy Zucchini and Onion recipe. It is a great alternative (Continue Reading...);

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How to Make Your Own Homemade Dehydrated Banana Chips

If you end up with leftover bananas at the end of the week like we do and are sick of freezing them, this is another great alternative. Use them in cereals, oatmeal or any other recipes that call for (Continue Reading...);

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Fruit Canning 101

In years past, fruit canning used to be done all of the time. Now that we are looking into ways to be more frugal, we are going back to things we used to do in the past.  Canning fruits is a huge (Continue Reading...);

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Canning Pumpkin

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Three Ways to Grow Onions

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Simple DIY Bird Bath using Terra Cotta Flower Pots

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Items to Recycle from the Kitchen

There are a lot of common items to recycle from the kitchen, that we use on a daily basis, once the item is beyond it's prime.  The kitchen is where most of the trash comes from in my house and I've (Continue Reading...);

23 Household Uses for Salt

23 Household Uses for Salt

In trying to live a more frugal and environmental friendly lifestyle, we turn to common chemical free household items. Salt is one of those items. Who would think that household table salt can be used (Continue Reading...);

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