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The other night I wanted popcorn and found that we were out of oil. Yes I have one of those unhealthy round popcorn poppers that requires oil. So my daughter and I got creative. Here is what we got together:1 lunch paper bag Scotch tape 1/4 cup pop corn bowl ...

Mexican Chicken in the Slow Cooker This week’s  recipe is for yummy Mexican Chicken using Sharon’s recipe from Mom On Dealz! This recipe is quick and perfect for when you want to use ingredients from your pantry. For instance I only had one can of black beans so I used a can of red beans to substitute for the second can and it tasted great! Plus the chicken comes out so moist and juicy that it just pulls apart on your plate…almost like pulled pork! ...

Thanksgiving at our house is about being with family and EATING! We all know that all the food can get expensive but if you plan ahead you can save a lot! Here are some hot prices I found this week that can help stay in your Thanksgiving budget. The green bean casserole will be inexpensive to throw together with savings on Green Giant canned veggies, Cream of mushroom and French fried onions. Here is how:   Green Giant Green Beans at Walgreens -$0.50 on 2 (General Mills 11/15) -Walgreens store coupon =.44 cents a can! (70% savings) Campbells...

Slow Cooker Applesauce   This week’s recipe is for yummy Homemade Applesauce using Brianne’s recipe from Just Trying To Save Money! This recipe is perfect for when you notice a sale on apples such as the sale two weeks ago at Meijer that Brianne used to stock up. You only need a few ingredients to make a great tasting homemade applesauce and the added benefit is your house will smell like an apple pie!! Plus, homemade applesauce makes a great diet-friendly dessert or even breakfast! Use it to top your morning oatmeal,...

Amazing Chocolate TrufflesThis week’s recipe of the week is brought to us by Pam from The Thrifty Things. This week I wanted to highlight how cooking frugally can still be delicious. Here’s a wonderful recipe for chocolate truffles I found several months ago. With the holidays approaching these would make great gifts or treats for Holiday parties. ...

Shake It Up : Simple & Healthy Meals For Kids This week’s recipe of the week is brough to us by Heather Wolf, ACE-certified trainer, founder of JuggleFit LLC and creator of the Shake a Snack app for iPhone and iPod touch. Kids love to see what recipe comes up when they play with the “Shake a Snack” app on mom or dad’s iPhone. Shaking the phone spins reels filled with cute food images and then lands on a healthy recipe containing three ingredients. Here are two ‘Shake a Snack’ app-inspired, simple and healthy meal...

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