St. Patrick’s Day Recipes & Tips for Saving Money

March 17 is a great day for feasting. If you need a little help meal planning, consider one of these tasty St. Patrick’s Day Recipes.  I’ll confess. I’ve not YET been to Ireland, but it’s on my list! And I’m happy to eat Irish food. So far as I can tell from my research, it’s […]

Make Pancakes for Mardi Gras

For centuries it was tradition for Christians to use up their eggs and butter before the Lenten season of fasting. Now it’s a fun tradition to make pancakes for Mardi Gras! Are you ready for some history lessons? You may not know this, but I’ve been a homeschool mom for 18 years. And history is one […]

Don’t Let Milk Go to Waste: 14 Recipes To Use Up Milk

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Don’t let that milk go to waste! Use up milk in these tasty recipes instead of pouring it down the drain. They say, “Don’t cry over spilled milk.” I say, “Don’t cry over milk about to expire. Use it up!” Wasting food is akin to wasting money. We can salvage our grocery budgets when we […]

21 Valentine Desserts that Won’t Break the Bank

What is Valentine’s Day without a little bit of sugar?  Check out this lineup of 21 delicious Valentine desserts that won’t break the bank. Pictured: Triple Chocolate Sundaes Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? It can be a pretty sweet day. Whether you have a sweetheart or not, I think it’s the perfect excuse to indulge […]

Quick & Easy Taco Fillings

Tacos are a good cheap eat that offer a tremendous amount of variety. Here are 8 favorite taco fillings that won’t break the bank. Pictured: Pork Carnitas Tacos Tacos. Tacos. Tacos. What was once an exotic food is now daily fare in most parts of the country. And for good reason! Tacos are filling, fun, […]

25 Great Game Day Appetizers

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Football is foodball in my book. Game day appetizers are so yummy, I could eat them all the time, even if I didn’t even like the game! Try these apps for your next game day. I confess. I’m not really a football fan. But my husband is. Me, I’m just here for the food. Football, or […]

6 Things to Help You Make Quick Meals

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If you find yourself flustered at dinnertime, it may be that you’re doing it wrong. Or at least taking too long! Try these strategies to help you make quick meals. Pictured: Spaghetti Squash Jambalaya Cooking can be frustrating. You see a recipe online that looks interesting. It takes a couple stops at different grocery stores to […]

9 Pantry Meals To Help You Save Money

bean and rice bowl with chips and toppings

Having a list of pantry meals you can make in a pinch can help you save money and time. No need to run out for take-out, just cook up some pantry staples. There are lots of reasons to cook from your pantry. You can save time, money, and a whole lot of stress when you […]