42 Homemade Items You’ll Never Buy Again!

      When I'm looking to cut expenses, one of the things that I love to do is to take a look at what I can stop buying and make myself. It's actually dual purpose since homemade products typically taste better or work better than most of the commercial products … [Read more...]

How To Dehydrate & Preserve Fresh Mushrooms

  So the other day when I did my January grocery trip, I managed to find a really decent deal on fresh button mushrooms. They were marked down to just .99¢ each which in my experience, is a fairly decent deal. Enough of a deal for me to grab them.     As you … [Read more...]

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole – Quick, Easy, Tasty and Kid Friendly Dinner Idea!

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole Recipe Hungry? I am and I'm thinking I need to have this right now! This Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole recipe is perfect for a hungry household! It's filling, quick to make, budget friendly and freezes well too! What more could you ask for in a meal? … [Read more...]

Cheesy-Peasy Breakfast Pizza Recipe!

When I lived in Iowa for a time, we had a frozen pizza brand available to us that had an awesome breakfast pizza option. Now, I'm not one for frozen pizzas most of the time since I prefer my own, however this one? Holy smokes it was good! So over the years since I moved from … [Read more...]

2 Ingredient Heavy Cream Substitute Recipe

  Picture this. I'm standing in my kitchen, about to make my Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Alfredo for dinner. I reach into my fridge to grab the heavy cream needed and much to my un-surprise I find that I'm out of heavy cream. That shouldn't surprise me though since I rarely … [Read more...]

Easy One Pot Pizza Pasta – Quick Budget Dinner Idea!

  As a working mom, I am always on the hunt for quick and easy recipes that 1. don't cost half of my grocery budget to make 2. that everyone in the house will eat and 3. that won't make a huge mess for me or whoever is doing dishes that night to clean up. That's why I love … [Read more...]

Birthday Cake Dip Recipe – So Easy and So Good!

    Birthday Cake Dip Recipe   There are just some things in life that have the ability to make us all turn into little kids again. Fireworks for instance. For the vast majority of us, the sparkling and colors way up in the sky has the ability to turn us all into oohing … [Read more...]

Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

If you asked me what my favorite restaurant is, I'd tell you Olive Garden and that I absolutely adore a plate of Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo served up. What I don't love is the cost that eating out, especially at Olive Garden costs. So what is a frugal person to do? Make one of my … [Read more...]

Yeast Free Pizza Dough Recipe

I will freely admit that I adore pizza...but it must be good pizza. I've personally worked at around 6 different pizza places in Ohio and I've become a bit of a pizza snob. So, more often than not, I end up making my own pizza. Partly because I don't want to play russian roulette … [Read more...]

Sausage Gravy and Biscuits Recipe

  Sausage Gravy & Biscuits Recipe   So many people have trouble with gravy. Seriously, you would not believe the amount of folks that I hear say that they just can't do it! My husband AND mother included! That's okay. I USED to be like that too until this recipe. … [Read more...]