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Kid Friendly Halloween Snack Mix

Right now the candy bags with candy corn and pumpkins are on sale everywhere. Halloween is not very far away so you can start snagging them for cheap. Instead of pumping your children full of sugar, add some sugar in a fun Halloween snack mix. You just combine all the simple ingredients with your favorite […]

easy pumpkin granola recipe

Pumpkin Granola Recipe

Need a fun afternoon snack for your kids or your next party? Try this easy Pumpkin Granola recipe. With very few ingredients you can make this pumpkin granola with food you already have in the pantry. Once you have made the granola, you can add in raisins, nuts or whatever you have on hand to […]

try this delicious pumpkin french toast recipe

Pumpkin French Toast

We are continuing our fun with another delicious pumpkin recipe. Today we are making Pumpkin French Toast and I don’t think you will be disappointed. If you love pumpkin and you love french toast then this recipe is for you. Now this pumpkin french toast recipe doesn’t take much pumpkin puree so it it perfect […]

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Pumpkin Cake

I have a super easy and delicious new recipe for you – Pumpkin Cake! When I say easy, I mean easy! This cake has only 3 ingredients: cake mix, canned pumpkin, and pumpkin pie spice. You can’t get much easier than that. I know it seems simple, but this is all you need for a […]

ritz cracker baked chicken recipe

Ritz Cracker Chicken

Are you ready for another EASY and delicious dinner idea? Well this Ritz Cracker Chicken recipe will do just that! I originally found this recipe on my friend’s site here. I fell in love with the idea of covering my chicken in this family favorite cracker. Of course, I altered the recipe a bit, because […]

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6 tips to Create Easy Meals and Save Money

Cooking can be labor intensive. It doesn’t have to be. My family has a list of easy meals for when you just want to feed your family a healthy, affordable meal that won’t take forever to get on the table. Fast food meals are often unhealthy and loaded with fat and calories, not an option […]

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Crock pot Rice Recipe- and how it saves you money

Crock pot rice is one of my favorite ways to save money. I get brown rice or even white rice for FREE with my coupons all the time. However, it takes forever to cook brown rice…. 40 minutes to be exact! I don’t have time for that. Do you? Probably not. However, I’m not going […]

how to freeze garlic bread and how it saves you money

How to Freeze Garlic Bread (and how it saves you money)

One of the things we love to do is make our own garlic bread and freeze it. I never thought about posting how to freeze garlic bread until my friend was shocked that I did it. Her response… “I never thought about that”. So my post is here! If you buy garlic bread or cheesy […]

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4 Lbs of Onions Chopped and how it saves me Money…

Terrible picture… I know. However, I chopped up 4 pounds of onions yesterday. As most of you know I like to chop up my onions a head of time and place them in the freezer. Then when I need some chopped onions, they are at an arms reach. I can pull them out of the […]

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Freezer Tips

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How to freeze herbs

How to Freeze Herbs Fresh herbs are a great way to flavor to your recipes food (especially crockpot meals), but when you only grow herbs in the summer, you might find your supply is limited. To ensure that there are always fresh herbs nearby for your favorite dishes, try freezing them in olive oil this […]

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How to Freeze Pasta

Did you know that you can actually freeze pasta? I know that might seem silly for me to post how to freeze pasta but it can really help you out. When we cook pasta we like to make double or triple the amount we need. Then we freeze the left overs to use at other […]

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Kitchen Tips

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How to Cut Onions without Crying

How to Cut Onions without Crying Don’t you just hate cutting onions or am I the only one? I personally like to buy onions when they are at their cheapest and then chop them all up at once. Then I freeze them. I hate chopping onions so this helps save time and my tears for […]

3 minute steam broccoli in microwave

How to Steam Broccoli in the Microwave

My friend Kasey taught me this easy trick on how to steam broccoli in the microwave. The best part… it took only 3 minutes to make! Now, I know most of you know that I am all about easy. From 20 minutes meals and 4 ingredient cookies, I love everything in the kitchen to be […]

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Is Broccoli Healthy? Why you should eat broccoli.

Is Broccoli Healthy? Ahh broccoli! That green veggie, packed full of so much goodness, is a delicious addition to any meal. Why is broccoli so great? Check out these six reasons that you SHOULD love broccoli and it can ultimately save you money. 1. Fiber — Lots of It Broccoli is loaded with fiber (2 […]

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 […]

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