Old Fashioned Snickerdoodles

These old-fashioned snicker-doodle cookies are my daughter's favorite.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.   1/2 cup margarine (1 stick) 3/4 cup sugar 1 medium egg 1 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1-2/3 cups flour 2 tablespoons white sugar […]

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Curried Chicken

A fresh take on leftover chicken - turn it into curried chicken and serve over rice. Quick and simple weeknight dinner.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Here’s a fresh take on leftover chicken. We love roasting whole chickens or putting a large batch of chicken on the grill. Either way we usually […]

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Bake up a delicious pineapple upside down cake - cast iron skillet optional.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I am 65 yrs. old and am looking for a pineapple upside-down cake recipe like my grandmother used to make when I was a little girl. […]

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Magic Milk Shakes

Give these

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I love this recipe because it makes very rich milk shakes without any ice cream. I don’t always have ice cream in the house because the […]

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Beginner’s Bread

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.   3 cups of white or whole wheat flour, or 1-1/2 cups of each (plus a little extra flour for kneading) 1 teaspoon salt 1 packet, […]

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Saving Soap Slivers – Frugal Tip

Don't toss that last little bit of the soap bar. Put it to use with these simple little tips.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Part of being frugal means using up every little bit of …well, everything.  That even holds true for bar soaps. I’m sure you have some little […]

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Sweet Pickled Cauliflower Recipe

We love this sweet and tangy pickled cauliflower. Perfect for sandwiches, snacking or to perk up a boring salad.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Cauliflower is coming into season and a simple way to preserve it is to pickle it. We like sweet pickled cauliflower as a quick side to […]

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Homemade Towel Rug – Frugal Tip

Turn old towels into this cute diy bath rug.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Do you have some old bath towels that have seen their better day? We all have them and since I’m living frugally and trying to reuse […]

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A Fun Little History Of Valentine’s Day

Curious how Valentine's Day became what it is today? Here's a fun little history lesson for you.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Each year, couples from around the globe celebrate their love on February 14. They exchange cards, flowers, chocolate and other gifts, and go out for special […]

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How To Make Bone Broth

Here's how easy it is to make that first batch of bone broth. All it takes are the leftovers from that roasted chicken, some water and a splash of Apple Cider vinegar if you have it. The only other ingredients are heat and time.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Bone broth is the liquid you get from boiling bones in water for several hours. It has a lot of nutritional value, is full of minerals […]

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Is My Baking Powder Or Baking Soda Still Good?

Not sure how fresh your baking soda or powder is? Test it before you start baking.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. We all end up having baking soda and baking powder sitting in the pantry. And sometimes you’re not sure exactly how long that box or canister […]

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