Poor Man’s Gravy

You don't need much to make this frugal white gravy from scratch.

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. This simple way to make a white gravy has been around for ages. You don’t need much to whip up a batch and it’s a nice […]

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Turkey Dressing Pie

Turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into a delicious turkey and dressing casserole. My favorite dish the day after

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. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I thought I’d share my favorite dish to make with the leftovers. We traditionally have this either Friday or Saturday […]

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Black Forest Cookies

Black Forest Cookies and a cup of coffee.

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’ve been going through a lot of craisins around here. I’m in love with everything cranberry and they are a nice addition to my oatmeal in […]

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How To Roast A Turkey

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 remember my first Thanksgiving as a solo cook. My husband and I were newly wed and had just moved away from family. I was determined […]

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Homemade Croutons

Turn stale bread into delicious croutons.

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. Homemade croutons are a great way to use up leftover bread. If you don’t like to make sandwiches out of the heels of your bread, toss […]

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Garlic Corn Dogs

Plate of corn dogs with mustard and ketchup

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. My mom used to have the best garlic corn dog recipe.  I’ve asked her & she can’t find it.  I remember it was really tasty, thick, […]

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Frugal Handmade Christmas Gifts

Pretty colorful dish cloths.

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Easy Coffee Cozies Knitting Pattern

An Easy and Free Pattern for knitting these adorable little coffee cozies

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Classic Hamburger Pie

Cast iron hamburger pie made with ground beef and mashed potatoes

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10 Tips For Beating Rising Food Costs

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How Long Will Hard Boiled Eggs Keep?

How long will hard boiled eggs last and how should you store them.

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 shared my Simple Snacks Ideas the other day and got a great question in the comments. Jennifer asks: “How long are refrigerated boiled eggs safe […]

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My Favorite Meatloaf

A basic meatloaf recipe made with ground beef, bread, onions and carrots.

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.   If you are looking for a basic meatloaf recipe that’s just plain good, this one fits the bill. No need to add gravy, but I […]

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