Trix Bars – Easy to Make Treat for the Kids


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Trix Bars These Trix Bars don’t require a lot of ingredients and are easy to make. Whip them up as a treat for the kiddos, or even for Mom and Dad. These don’t require a lot of ingredients and are simple to make. Ingredients: 3 tbsp Butter 8 cups Trix Cereal (10.7 oz box) 10 oz Marshmallows Directions: In a medium to large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add the marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. Add Trix cereal and stir … [Read more...]

French Toast Roll-ups


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French Toast Roll-ups This spin on a classic will have your taste buds dancing! These French Toast Roll-ups are unique and easy to customize with your own favorite filling. Give them a try and see how good they are. Planning a special Valentines Day breakfast? This is the perfect dish to start the special day! French Toast Ingredients: 16 slices Soft Bread 2 Eggs 4 tbsp Milk 1/3 cup Sugar 1 tsp Cinnamon Filling of your Choice (Cream Cheese and Strawberry Jam sounds … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup


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Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup This is one of those meals that you can start early in the morning and let it cook all day. Put this Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup together on a busy day and make it easy on yourself. You won’t have to spend all day in the kitchen and will be rewarded with this delicious soup! Crock Pot Soup Ingredients: 1 lb Chicken Breast 4 cup Chicken Broth 1 can Whole Kernel Corn 1 can Black Beans 1 tbsp minced Garlic 2 tsp chili powder 1 Onion … [Read more...]

Strawberry White Chocolate Cheesecake Bars


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Strawberry White Chocolate Cheesecake Bars Looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth this Valentines Day? Put these Strawberry White Chocolate Cheesecake bars at the top of your list! The flavors of strawberry, cheesecake and Oreos come together to make this amazing dessert. I can hear them calling my name now! Cheesecake Bars Ingredients: 24 Oreo Cookies 1 Stick of Butter Melted 9 oz White Chocolate (you can use chips) 2-8 oz Packages of Cream Cheese 1/2 Cup Sugar … [Read more...]

Roasted Red Pepper Dip


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Roasted Red Pepper Dip Don’t be stuck watching the Super Bowl without this Roasted Red Pepper Dip! Whip these few ingredients together and serve with your favorite nachos, crackers, bread, etc. Headed out to a Super Bowl party? Bring this delicious dip and it may end up being more popular than the commercials! Roasted Red Pepper Dip Ingredients: 8 oz package Cream Cheese 7 oz Roasted Red Peppers 1/2 tsp minced Garlic 1 cup chopped Colored Bell Peppers 2 tsp dried Basil … [Read more...]

Reese’s Fudge – Perfect Super Bowl Desert


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Reese's Fudge I am in love with anything chocolate and peanut butter together. This Reese’s Fudge is right up my alley-in fact I am going to whip up another batch of this for the Super Bowl! With just a few ingredients, this is something easy to make and even easier to make disappear. Delicious! Reese's Fudge Ingredients: 20 Regular Size Reese’s Peanut Butter cups 3 cup Chocolate Chips 14 oz Sweetened condensed Milk Reese's Fudge Directions: Line a 9 x 9 pan with … [Read more...]

Sliced Baked Potatoes


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Sliced Baked Potatoes Oh my goodness, these Sliced Baked Potatoes look heavenly-I mean who doesn’t love melted cheese on just about anything let alone the bacon! These are the perfect addition to your Super Bowl Menu and will please everyone! Sliced Baked Potatoes Ingredients: 4 large baking Potatoes 8 oz Cheddar Cheese 3 sliced Green Onions 1-2 tbsp Olive Oil 5 slices Bacon Salt and Pepper to taste Sliced Baked Potatoes Directions: Wash potatoes and pat … [Read more...]

Savory Hearts – Festive & Nutritious Valentines Treat


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Savory Hearts Recipe Fresh veggies, and delicious, grated cheese wrapped up in a pie crust shaped as hearts. These Savory Hearts are the perfect addition to your Valentines Day dinner. Serve them as an appetizer, or as the main dish. However you serve them, they are sure to be a favorite! Savory Hearts Ingredients: 1 box ready to bake pie crust 1 egg for a wash ½ to 1 cup hard fresh grated cheese 2 tomatoes 1 cup fresh baby spinach and Swiss Chard ½ cup small onion ¼ … [Read more...]

January Sales – What are the Best Items to Buy this Month?


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Best Items to Buy in January Every item has its sales cycle. There are times of the year when it's best to buy one thing and not another. Those of us that have been couponing for a while have the food, health & beauty, and paper & laundry supply cycles well in hand, but what about those big purchases? TVs, furniture, clothing, electronics, cars, bikes, gardening supplies, and gas grills? There's a time for everything and everything has its time. Below are the best items to buy this month. … [Read more...]

Seasonal Produce for January – Save Big by Stocking Up Now!


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What's Considered Seasonal Produce in January Knowing when peak seasons are for fruits & vegetables can save you big all year round. Buy your seasonal produce, when they’re in season and freeze until you need them throughout the year. You can cut them up if possible first, to save on room, can them, store them in baggies with your Foodsaver; the possibilities are endless! In January, most of your root vegetables, like carrots, turnips & parsnips are in season, along with citrus. … [Read more...]

Strawberry Belgian Waffles


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Strawberry Belgian Waffles Valentines Day is just around the corner and these Strawberry Belgian Waffles will be perfect for an amazing Valentines breakfast! These look so yummy, I think I may have to whip a batch up myself. Don’t keep them all to yourselves-share them with your love and even the kiddos. Belgian Waffles Ingredients: 2 Eggs 2 cup Flour 1 3/4 cup Milk 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil or Melted Butter 4 tbsp Sugar 4 tsp Baking Powder 2 tsp Cinnamon 1/4 tsp Salt … [Read more...]

Valentine Coasters Easy DIY Project


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Valentine Coasters Valentine Coasters are a great gift to give to Grandparents , teachers or even school friends for Valentine’s Day.  We are using a salt dough recipe to create the coasters.  This simple dough recipe is easy to prepare, frugal and the ingredients so common you’ll most likely have them all sitting in your pantry.  Make these a few days in advance of when you want to give them away so that they can dry properly and come out perfectly. Valentine Coaster Supplies: Heart … [Read more...]

Pink Chocolate Covered Cherries With Sprinkles


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Pink Chocolate Covered Cherries With Sprinkles These simple treats would make a delicious addition to your Valentines Day! Simple to make and they don’t require a lot of time! Surprise your Valentine with this delicious dessert. Pink Chocolate Cherry Ingredients: pink candy melts bing cherries Valentines day sprinkles Pink Chocolate Cherry Directions: Spread a piece of parchment paper out on your work surface. Pour some of the sprinkles into a shallow dish. In a … [Read more...]

Carrot Juice and Ginger Detox – Perfect for the New Year


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Carrot Juice and Ginger Detox Carrot juice is a nutritional powerhouse! Loaded with vitamin A and beta carotene, it's a great source of anti-oxidants! This juice is also packed with Vitamin K, and has smaller quantities of Vitamin C, potassium, manganese, Vitamin B6, and folate. Combined with ginger (well-known for its ability to ease gastrointestinal issues), this drink becomes even more powerful and full of fresh ginger flavor. Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups carrot juice 1/2 cup apple … [Read more...]

Stainless Steel Appliances – How to Clean Them


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How to clean Stainless Steel Appliances Whether you're buying new or used appliances, having something new in your home is always an exciting time. If you have new stainless steel appliances cleaning them wrong could result in streaks and a less attractive appearance. There are plenty of expensive cleaning products for stainless steel appliances but you could save money and clean appliances in a more eco-friendly way by creating a stainless steel cleaner at home. Stainless steel is … [Read more...]

Rice Crispy Treats Pops for Valentine’s Day


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Valentine’s Day Rice Crispy Treats Pops If your children love rice crispy treats, they will love these Valentine rice crispy treat pops. Despite their unique look and fun appearance, they’re incredibly easy to make, adding just a few extra steps onto the traditional recipe for rice crispy treats. Rice Crispy Treats Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter 1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring 6 cups rice crispy cereal pan spray as needed … [Read more...]

Orange Mango Smoothies


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Orange Mango Smoothies Orange Mango Smoothies? Mmm and I especially love that this recipe has 4 simple ingredients and just 2 easy instructions. What you're left with is a yummy concoction for breakfast. Just add in some protein or whey powder if you want and off you go! Orange Mango Smoothies Ingredients: 2 cups frozen mango 1 cup vanilla yogurt 1 large banana 1 cup orange juice Directions: Add the fruit and yogurt to a blender and puree until smooth. Serve … [Read more...]

Fried Dill Pickles


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Fried Dill Pickles If you love pickles, you are in for a treat with these! Try these Fried Dill Pickles and experience delicious pickles in a whole new way! Fried Dill Pickles Ingredients: 12 oz Hamburger Dill Pickles 1 1/3 cup Cracker Crumbs (about 1/4 lb) 1 cup Flour 2 Eggs 1/4 cup Water 1/4 tsp Pepper 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder Vegetable Oil (for deep frying) Fried Dill Pickles Directions: Drain and dry pickles. Mix together cracker crumbs, flour, … [Read more...]

Tips on Organizing a Child’s Closet


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Tips on Organizing a Child’s Closet Children like to collect toys, stuffed animals and similar items. However, a child’s closet can often look like a war zone, especially if there is limited space and there are also clothes in the closet as well. Here are some tips on how you can go about organizing the closet so your child will be able to see where their clothes are and also have access to their toys. Tips on Organizing a Child’s Closet First off, make sure that you set aside a bin for … [Read more...]

Saving Money On Your Heating Bill – Tips to Help


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Saving Money On Your Heating Bill If you haven't accepted it yet, winter is here. As I sit and write this article, the current temperature is -11 and it feels like -37 here in Indiana and we have over a foot of snow! Mother Nature sure knows how to put a stop to things real fast when she wants to. Living in Indiana all of my life you would think I would get used to the winters here. I think I just dislike the cold more every year. Haha! Every winter my husband and I purchase plastic to go … [Read more...]

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