Category: Frugal Recipes

Frugal Lessons From The Informative Tightwad Gazette

      It is 927 pages of comprehensive conversation about every topic you could imagine!  In an age when someone can find a quick answer to any question, why would you need a book published in 1998?  And what would it teach you?  There are so many frugal lessons …

3 Cheap Summer Salad Recipes

  Here in the mountains of Upstate New York, we blinked and missed Spring.  We went from furnace to air conditioning with no in-between stage. It is way too hot to cook – or that is what I am telling my boys – so I pulled out the Recipe Binder and …

Top 5 Cheap Snacks To Save Money

Something I hear WAY TOO MUCH in my house – “What’s for snack?”  Even from two teenage boys and sometimes a husband. It’s always a good idea to have snacks on hand for your family but sometimes those store-bought snacks can be pricey.  I have a few ideas and recipes for …

Cheap Meals : Baked Mac and Cheese

One of the biggest expenses for people, after their housing, is food.   Creating cheap meals is a great way to combat that high cost. Groceries are a great place to look when you want to trim the edges and there are almost always options when choosing where to shop.  Cheap …