8 Fantastic Desserts for Thanksgiving

8 Fantastic Desserts for Thanksgiving | Good Cheap Eats - Finish off your Thanksgiving feast with one -- or more -- of these delicious desserts!

Finish off your Thanksgiving feast with one — or more — of these delicious desserts! You know the old adage, “So many desserts, so little time.” It’s true, of course. It’s so hard to choose just one dessert to make for Thanksgiving. Even though we often have only eight people which would maybe need a […]

Jessika’s Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I think these just might be the best chocolate chip cookies in the whole wide world. Try them and let me know. My friend Jessika is amazing. And just like her, her Chocolate Chip Cookies are, too. Seriously. Last time we spent the weekend at their house she was baking up a storm, on our […]

Savor the Taste of Fall with Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkin Recipes for Fall | Good Cheap Eats

Fall is here! Enjoy one of these tasty pumpkin treats in celebration. After such an intensely hot summer, we’ve been looking forward to fall. Even Starbucks wanted fall to come early…they released their limited-time Pumpkin Spice Latte back in summer. Now that fall is officially here and the temps are beginning to drop, whipping up […]

5 Boxed Foods You Can Make Yourself

5 Boxed Foods You Can Make Yourself

Store-bought is not always better. You can make these five things easily (and better) at home. We live in an age of convenience, so much so, that sometimes we forget that we can actually make some of those boxed foods that we usually pick up at the store. Oftentimes, it’s cheaper to make our own […]

Use Marked-Down Holiday Chocolate

Used Marked Down Holiday Candy for Baking - When a holiday has come and gone, snap up that holiday-themed candy on sale! Use that in your baking instead of pricier baking chocolate.

When a holiday has come and gone, snap up that holiday-themed candy on sale! Use that in your baking instead of pricier baking┬áchocolate. In just a couple days parents everywhere will be raiding their kids’ candy stash. Don’t lie; I know you do it. My kids know that all Twix and Heath bars are my […]

Now, It’s Time for Pumpkin! 5 Favorite Desserts

Pumpkin time is officially here! Check out these delicious pumpkin recipes to bake someone happy this fall. I held off on the pumpkin post for as long as I could. I think I saw the first ad for pumpkin pie sometime in mid-August. While I absolutely love pumpkin pie, I just wasn’t ready for it. […]

Spiced Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Spiced Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting - Bake yourself happy with this spiced zucchini cake topped with a luscious cream cheese frosting.

Bake yourself happy with this spiced zucchini cake topped with a luscious cream cheese frosting. When it rains zucchini, it pours. At least in my neck of the woods. And when it does, I have two lines of defense: Ratatouille (to appease FishChick7) and baked goods (for the rest of the family). We have some […]

Coconut Crunch Pie

Coconut Crunch Pie - Mix up these quick and easy coconut pie. It only takes about fifteen minutes. You will wow your guests!

Mix up this quick and easy coconut pie. It only takes about fifteen minutes. You will wow your guests! I love to create recipes that surprise people. Typically it happens when they have some preconceived notion about how something’s supposed to taste, probably based on past experience. They don’t like what they had, and they […]

Stovetop Hot Cocoa

Stovetop Hot Cocoa - Morning hot cocoa is only about five minutes away and only contains five ingredients. That

Morning hot cocoa is only about five minutes away and only contains five ingredients. That’s a great way to high five the morning. As much as I’ve complained about the heat this summer, my kids still want hot cocoa in the mornings. I still drink hot tea, so who am I to talk? The mornings […]

Orange-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Orange-Chocolate Chip Cookies - Bake someone happy with these delicious chocolate chip cookies scented with orange zest.

Bake someone happy with these delicious chocolate chip cookies scented with orange zest. Years ago I dove head-first into the world of couponing. We were deep in debt. Coupon deals were just starting to become more prevalent. The recession was strong. And I became a coupon junky. Our grocery budget was $400/month to feed 7 […]