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4 Cheap BBQ Ideas You Should Try This Summer

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Summertime is just around the corner…which also means grilling season! The backyard barbecue is a great tradition, but you don’t have to spend a ton of money to enjoy it. Continue reading for four grilling ideas to stretch your dollar.

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5 Winter Meals You Can Enjoy on a Budget

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Throughout winter, soups, pastas, and bakes are the name of the game. These hot, comforting dishes will get you through the season. Continue reading for five dishes you and the family can enjoy, while sticking to a budget!

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Last Minute New Year’s Eve Recipes

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A New Year’s Eve celebration should include tasty finger foods and delectable desserts…but what if you’re on a budget? We’ve gathered five recipes your friends and family will enjoy, that won’t break the bank!

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Your Budget-Friendly Thanksgiving Guide

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Thanksgiving is a time for reflecting on what you’re grateful for, spending time with family, and staying within budget while preparing the biggest meal of the year! Continue reading to learn 6 simple tips that will help you celebrate this holiday without emptying your wallet.

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5 Ways to Re-purpose Your Halloween Pumpkins

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We’ve researched and found 5 simple ways for you to repurpose your pumpkins, after Halloween! Continue reading and get creative…

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5 Budget-Friendly Halloween Recipes

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The best part of Halloween isn’t the decorations or costumes – it’s the food! Continue reading for 5 tasty Halloween recipes that can be made for just a few dollars…

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5 Healthy, Budget Friendly Recipes for Summer

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The perfect summertime meal incorporates fresh vegetables, light add-ons, and your favorite meat or pasta to bring it all together. But how can you incorporate all of these things without emptying your wallet? Continue reading to find 5 healthy and budget friendly recipes that will satisfy your summertime cravings.

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4 Cheap and Easy Recipes Under $1 Per Serving

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Save time and money with these 4 cheap and easy recipes under $1 per serving, courtesy of The Simple Dollar!

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Gourmet Meals You Can Make at Home for $10 or Less

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Skip that expensive dinner reservation and make one of these 5 gourmet meals for just $10 or less.

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5 Meals You Can Make for under $5

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Cooking at home isn’t just better for your health – it’s also great for your wallet. But instead of resorting to the same recipes over and over again, make things interesting by trying out these 5 recipes at $5 or less.

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5 Delicious Ways to Use Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Don’t plan on throwing away any of your leftovers this year. Give your wallet a break for a couple days and enjoy these 5 simple recipes, all made with ingredients you can find in your refrigerator after Thanksgiving! Continue reading


How to Throw a Last-Minute Halloween Party on a Budget

halloween party.jpgWhether you’re throwing a Halloween party for children, or just inviting some family and friends over for some ghoulish fun – Here are some tips for putting together an unforgettable and inexpensive Halloween scene! Continue reading


Fun & Inexpensive Things to do this Halloween season

halloween.jpgHalloween can be costly, especially for parents. Things like decorations, candy for trick-or-treaters and creepy attractions can empty your wallet before you know it. Here are some cheap ways to enjoy this fun holiday. Continue reading


5 Ways to Enjoy Ramen on International Noodle Day

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Today, October 6th, is International Noodle Day. What better way to celebrate than to make a dish with the notoriously cheap brand of pasta, Ramen Noodles. Here are 5 low-cost ways to enjoy this already inexpensive food. Continue reading


Simple Ways to Enjoy Your Pumpkin Spice on a Budget

pumpkin spice.jpgIt’s almost that time of year. The time where warm hoodies, extra blankets, apple cider, and yes – pumpkin spice, are inescapable. If you’re like me, you might find it a bit pricy to get your daily pumpkin spice fix at a local coffee shop, so I’ve researched a few ways to enjoy it without blowing your budget. Continue reading


Cheap baking: 4 Ingredient Flour-less Peanut Butter Cookies

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A couple weeks ago I had a birthday party to go to. And not only did I forget about it, but I also forgot to get a gift! It was down to the wire, with only an hour to go before the party. I knew I had to come up with something other than the generic birthday card and lottery tickets- and then it dawned on me. The birthday girl loves ‘sweets’… and she would certainly love my (cheap) 4 ingredient peanut butter cookies!

Listen, I know it sounds “basic” to give cookies as a gift, but they’re delicious, they only take 15 minutes to bake, and more importantly- the ingredients are incredibly cheap, everyday household items.  I guarantee that if you don’t have all 4 of these ingredients in your kitchen, you will at least have 2 (or 3?)

Read on to unveil my deliciously foolproof 4 ingredient flour-less peanut butter cookie recipe. (Don’t worry…that’s not the official name) Continue reading