Homemade Seasoned Salt | FishMama Spice Mix

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Add a little spice to your life with homemade seasoned salt. You’ll save money by buying spices in bulk and save time by having a multi-purpose seasoning at the ready. Pictured: Sausage Packets It’s so easy to spend a lot of money on groceries. You don’t have to be extravagant to watch those pennies slip through […]

Thanksgiving Recipes to Make-Ahead and Freeze

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Preparing a Thanksgiving feast can be difficult work. Make it a bit easier by choosing Thanksgiving recipes to freeze in advance and lighten your load. If you’re not already a big fan of freezer recipes, you should be. It’s pretty remarkable. You can make a double or even triple batch of something and stash it in […]

Easy Alfredo Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Mashed potatoes can be a vehicle for gravy — or they can be a flavor experience all on their own. Make a batch of these Easy Alfredo Mashed Potatoes to make your taste buds sing! It’s true that for some people, mashed potatoes are just a reason to pour gravy on your plate. And while […]

Slab Apple Pie with Easy Crumb Topping

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This easy-to-prepare Slab Apple Pie takes just minutes to assemble. It’s delicious and simple, and a huge hit for fall. Bake one for now and stash an extra in the freezer. Apple pie is almost a perfect food. What with its buttery, flaky crust, sweet filling, and crunchy, nutty topping, an apple pie makes an […]

15 Holiday Freezer Meals to Save You Time & Money

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Holiday freezer meals can help you enjoy the season more and save some money and time while you’re at it. Be prepared from breakfast to dinner to dessert.

Freezer Cooking for the Holidays

Whether you’re preparing part or all of a holiday meal, baking bulk batches of cookies, or simply putting up some easy dinners, freezer cooking at the holidays can help you enjoy the season more and save time and money. Pictured: Orange Cinnamon Rolls It’s a known fact that freezer meals can help you in your […]

Tips for Budget-Friendly Holiday Meals

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As the holidays approach, you may be tempted to pull out all the stops. Your budget may not agree. Enjoy a festive season without overspending with these tips for budget-friendly holiday meals. Pictured: Ham in the Slow Cooker Yep, the holidays they are approaching. You’ve seen the displays in Costco and Walmart. You can read […]

Convenience Foods You Can Make Better & Cheaper Yourself

Want to make your own trail mix? Oatmeal cups? Flavored cream cheese? Frozen taquitos? There are loads of convenience foods you can make better and cheaper yourself. Pictured: Instant Oatmeal Packets: How to Make Your Own There are a lot of things out there that are convenient to grab when you’re out and about. The grocery shelves […]