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The Complete Tightwad Gazette

Our financial situation has changed quite a bit over the last several years.  We’ve had to tighten our belts, loosen them a bit, tighten them again, and just when we thought things were getting better we had to tighten more. 333 more words

Frugal Living

Recipe: Pancakes from Scratch

My grandmother’s cookbook. Even though the copyright is 1946 (the year before my mother was born) I use it often.  The pages are a bit brittle and yellowed, the cover is loose…but it is always the first place I look for recipes. 246 more words

Frugal Living

Greek Fava: heaven in a bowl

Holy smokes. This is pretty much my favourite recipe of 2016 so far. Who’d have thought – a simple dish of boiled split yellow peas with a few seasonings? 973 more words


Frugal Snack Recipe-Fruity Oat Biscuts

Housewives produced all their own snacks for the household. It saved money and ensured all food was nuturitional and could support growing, hard-working bodies. Oats are affordable and can make a meal of porridge and great snacks, like these fruity oat biscuts. 88 more words

Thai Fish Burgers

This money-saving, mouth-watering recipe was shared by http://www.chezlerevefrancais.com. Here is an excerpt from her delicious post: 61 more words


Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Here’s what I actually use for mine:

Taco Mix

1/3 c. minced onion
2 T. Dried minced garlic
1/4 c. chili powder
1 T. Cumin… 36 more words


Dry Onion Soup Mix

Dry Onion Soup Mix
1 c. dry minced onion
2 t. .onion powder
1 t. garlic powder
1/4 c. beef bouillon granules 23 more words