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Pasta Fajioli...an easy way to empty the fridge

Had great fun being back on AM Northwest last week (watch the clip, below), and got to talk about one of my all-time favorite subjects…comfort food. 491 more words

Chef Perry Perkins

Foraging For Our Food (Off-Topic Tuesday)

This post began as part of my new ‘Off-Topic’ series. Yet, as I wrote, the more I discovered that it ties in with money-saving and frugality! 343 more words


Vegan Friendly Frugal Tomato Soup

Credit must go to Mr.B for this recipe, which he created last week from a wonderful gift of tomatoes grown by my out-laws.

I’m a pretty good cook but unless it’s something I’ve made many times, then I have to follow a recipe. 307 more words


Frugal And Healthy Spicy Lentil Soup

Wait! Don’t be put off by this recipe title!

I know, I know, ‘lentil soup’, even with my strategic inclusion of the word ‘spicy’ (and don’t let… 229 more words

Personal Finance

Low Carb Mocha Frappuccino: Friday Splurge

THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY!!!! I don’t know about y’all but I couldn’t have survived another day of this crazy week! In fact, I was so excited about it being Friday that I was wide awake and ready to get moving at 6:30 this morning! 485 more words

Minted Shepherd's Pie

As part of our Frugal Family Meal Planning series, I’ve already shared our recipe for Minted Lamb Stew, one of the recipes I tend to cook in the week following Easter (or any time we’ve had Roast Lamb) as a way of using up the leftover Mint Sauce. 442 more words


1 Simple Frugal Salad that Will Help You Bring on the Veggies!

So… I used to be a strict vegetarian, then I fell off the wagon. With my new found love for Greek yogurt, I decided to put it to the test for a lettuce-less salad. 185 more words