the best baked beans recipe

Quick & Easy Baked Beans

It is summer time which means family gatherings and barbecues. If there is one thing I HAVE to have a cookout, it is baked beans. I just simply love baked beans. I love my personal recipe so much that when we go out to restaurants I am often disappointed at their version. Yes… I am […]

keep your salad staying green and fresh with these easy tips

How to Keep Salad Fresh

How to Keep Salad Fresh Have you ever wondered How to Keep Salad Fresh? I know that we used to struggle with keeping our saldd beautiful and crisp. We would buy it from the store and it always seemed to go bad before we could use it all. We finally came up with some clever […]

quick and easy sloppy joes recipe

Sloppy Joes Recipe – only 3 ingredients!

I’ve got a fun and frugal dinner idea – Sloppy Joes. Now, this isn’t what you are thinking… this was not poured from a can. This is a much better version, but just as easy to make. Besides ground beef, you only need three ingredients to make this delicious Sloppy Joes recipe: Mustard Ketchup Brown […]

20 minute dinner beef n noodles

Beef and Noodles Recipe – 20 minute dinner

School is in full swing here, which means our schedule is filling up and dinner time is just getting crazier and crazier. This Beef and Noodles Recipe is perfect for those busy weeknight meals, because it only takes 20 minutes to make! While this isn’t a gourmet dinner (ok, maybe none of my recipes are), […]

crockpot chicken tortilla soup is delicious and so easy to make

Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

My oh my, this is our favorite Crockpot Chicken Tortilla soup recipe. It is so easy to make, and very frugal friendly. This soup really stretches your chicken because you don’t need much and it is packed with protein from the beans. Use items you have in your pantry to make this dish in minutes. […]

quick banan bread mini muffins recipe

Banana Bread Mini Muffins Recipe

My family loves banana bread… there is no doubt about it, but we love Banana Bread mini muffins just as much. They are easier to eat (especially the little ones), they cook in minutes instead of an hour,  and they freeze great! I keep a batch (or two) in the freezer. Then for breakfast I […]

how to make the best peppered gravy in only 10 minutes

How to Make White Gravy in 10 minutes!

How to make white gravy in just a few minutes. Earlier this week I made my family  homemade fried chicken strips for dinner with mashed potatoes so of course there has to be white gravy. Back in the “old” days we would buy the package and make it from there. However, once I figured out […]

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made too much pasta Check out these easy wasy to use left over pasta. No one will know they are leftovers

6 Ways to use left over pasta

Have you ever made too much pasta before? I know we have! For some reason we make too much pasta or not enough. Now… we make too much on purpose because there are so many ways you can use left over pasta. 1. Freeze the pasta to use later. Did you know that you can […]

Italian seasoning mix

Copycat Good Seasons Italian Dressing Mix

I have a FUN money saving recipe for you today! – Copycat Good Seasons Italian Dressing Mix. Don’t buy those packets when you can make your own! You will save much more money and it will taste better! Ingredients to Copycat Good Seasons Italian Dressing mix: 1 tbsp Garlic Powder 1 tbsp Onion Powder 1 […]

leftover hamburger buns

6 Clever Ways to use Leftover Hamburger Buns

6 Easy Ways to Use Leftover Hamburger Buns Wasting food is never a good thing. Hamburger buns might be cheap, but that doesn’t mean you should throw away those leftover buns after a meal. Hamburger buns have unique qualities. They are bread, but their shape and size make them perfect for more than just hamburgers. […]

how to make hardboiled eggs in your oven

How to Bake Hard Boiled Eggs in the Oven

I have heard about it all over Pinterest and decided to learn how to bake hard-boiled egged in the oven. Can you really make hard-boiled eggs in your oven? The answer is YES! It’s almost Easter and that means it’s time to boil LOT of eggs for dying, hiding and deviling! Even if it wasn’t […]

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