The $5 Meal Plan – Cut Your Grocery Bill With Meal Planning {Try It For FREE}!

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Meal Planning is a GREAT way to save money on your grocery bill.  Shop what's on sale and in season, and plan your meals around those items.  It's a simple idea, but not always simple to pull together on your own. Do you want a home-cooked meal every night that your family will LOVE? Do … [Read more...]

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Mason Jar Cupcakes – Halloween Style!

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Everything tastes better in a mason jar, right?  Well... at least we can say everything LOOKS better in a jar, anyways!  Here's a fun way to play up your cupcakes for Halloween.  The best part is, you can use a simple cake mix from your pantry! Halloween Cupcakes in a … [Read more...]

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21 Freezer Cooking Meals From Costco On A Budget!

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We have a brand new batch of Freezer Cooking Meals from Costco today from my friend Erin, the $5 Dinners Mom! Each of the recipes in this batch serves a family of 4.  Larger families will need to adjust the plans and ingredients to meet your personal needs.  Here's peek at the awesome recipes … [Read more...]

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Frugal Recipe – Peppermint Oreo Pops!

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I’m always looking for quick and easy things to make in the kitchen, that my boys can help out with.  These are super fun to make... and my boys devour them! This is a fun, kid-friendly activity with minimal mess.  Make them for a sweet treat, or package them up for gifts!  They're also super … [Read more...]

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FREE Recipes – Get FREE Personalized Recipe Recommendations From McCormick!

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Do you love to try new recipes?  If so, here's a FREEBIE from McCormick! Sign up for FlavorPrint to find your unique recipe recommendations based on your family's tastes.  This is a fun way to find receipes that you and your family can enjoy together.  Simply answer a few questions about foods … [Read more...]

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20 Meals From Costco For $150 – Recipes & Printable Shopping Lists!

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My last post of Budget Friendly Meals from Costco was so popular, I thought I would post up another one!  My friend Erin from $5 dinners has even more budget-friendly Meals From Costco! 20 Meals From Costco For ONLY $150! Meal planning makes life so much easier, especially on busy school … [Read more...]

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20 Meals From Costco For ONLY $150 – Freezer & Crock Pot Meals!

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If your family is anything like mine, I'm sure you have days where you wish you didn't have to think about making dinner.  Here lately, in my case, that usually means we end up getting take-out food (and spending a small fortune doing so). My friend Erin from $5 Dinners has a brand new recipe … [Read more...]

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From The Grill – Grilled Steak Kabobs!

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I love to cook out on the grill in the summer months, don't you?  Today I'm sharing a recipe for Steak Kabobs.   These are a family favorite at my house.  Even the kids love them, and that's saying something around here.  (There's a little bit of truth in the saying 'Everything tastes better on a … [Read more...]

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Easy Oreo Truffles!

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Got Oreos?  If you're looking for an easy recipe to use them on, why not try these Oreo Truffles!  These are super easy, and you can even enlist the kids to do the decorating! EASY OREO TRUFFLES (yields about 25-30 truffles) INGREDIENTS 16 oz package OREO Cookies8 oz Cream Cheese … [Read more...]

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Spangled Smoothies – Great For Memorial Day & 4th Of July!

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My boys LOVE smoothies, and I thought that these would be fun for Memorial Day, the Fourth of July... or really any time we're looking for a cool and colorful treat! INGREDIENTS 1 frozen Banana1 cup Vanilla Yogurt1/2 cup frozen Cherries1/2 cup frozen Blueberries1 cup Acai Juice1/4 cup … [Read more...]

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