Posted on Sep 4 2014 - 8:31pm by Patty
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Apple Relish Fall is on its way, and with it an abundance of apples. Rather than making the usual apple butter and apple pie why not try something a bit different. This is a sweet and savory relish that is great with chicken or pork, or great spread on crackers or toast. Ingredients: 8 cups of bell peppers finely chopped 12 cups of Apples, chopped (choose from sweet...

  Food just keeps getting more and more expensive every time we turn around. If you are like me you are looking for just about any way you can find to stretch your food budget, save money, and eliminate waste on the food you buy. It gets harder and harder by the day to watch good, expensive food go to waste in the refrigerator because you are not able to eat...

  Do you love the taste of a warm fluffy biscuit but rarely have the time it takes to make them? This recipe was made for you. Make these ahead of time and pop them in the freezer. Then when the mood strikes but time is not your friend, you can slide a few of these into the oven. In just 15 minutes you can have flakey warm fresh biscuits to go with your soup...

  Creating evenings when the family gets together and spends time and attention on each other is the goal of most parents who want their kids to take a break from their computers and iPads. Most parents are eager for ideas to make family nights fun, exciting and full of memories but do not want to spend too much for just one night, especially with costs of groceries...

  With the long summer holidays enticing children to mischief, involving them in making fun and colorful frugal kid crafts can be a good distraction, and a wonderful source of entertainment that they will simply love. As parents, making these items with your children can be a great way to spend quality time with them while encouraging their creativity and imagination...

  Not wasting food is a priority in our house, and rather than letting it go to waste a lot of times I will freeze it. Freezing is not only a great way to keep food from going bad, but it can be a great way to save time for busy family and to save money on items that are on sale. There are a lot of things you might not even know you can freeze. This list is an...

  Not everyone is inclined to clip coupons, and for some of us, it makes no sense. Good couponing strategies means being able to find coupons for the items you already buy and use, find them on sale in the stores, and have a store that doubles or triples coupons to get the best deals. This can take a lot of time, and in some cases it is simply not possible depending...

One of the first things you learn when going on a budget, is to quit going out to eat. While that is great advice, it is not always practical for families that do not have the time to make dinner every night and who may not always have time on the weekends to prepare food ahead of time. Let’s face it, there are going to be times when going out to eat makes the...

Posted on May 22 2014 - 11:04pm by Patty
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Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef 1  onion 1 third of a pound bacon 2 1/2 Tbls BBQ sauce 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 2 cups  blend shredded cheese (or cheddar) 20 egg roll wrappers Cooking oil for Frying Instructions In a large saute pan, Cook beef for 10 minutes. While beef is cooking chop onion and slice bacon into cubes. Add onion and bacon to the ground beef...

  Welcome to a new feature, from time to time (hopefully every week….) We will be featuring freebies, coupons and special offers available through our sponsors. We hope to bring you a wide array of value saving items whether they are free sample, or really good deals on all the things you need for your home.   This week we will start off with some freebies...