Guest Posts

Homemade Chicken Chow Mein Mix ~ Guest Post

by Jenn K on January 16, 2013

Thanks so much to Lisa from Mix It Up for sharing this great recipe with us. I’m currently on maternity leave and am so grateful for the help and support of my fellow bloggers during this time! ~Erin Chinese takeout is delicious, but because of all of the added MSG and the ridiculously high cost, […]


What’s the Deal With Black Friday Deals? By: Scott Offord Shoppers around the country gear up annually to find the best Black Friday deals. They prepare for the event on a scale comparable to an athlete training for a race, scanning Black Friday ads and e-mail promotions from Best Buy, WalMart, Target and Amazon. Many save time […]


Magda’s Colorful Lentil Salad

by Jenn K on August 16, 2012

Pulses are so good for you and they can be so yummy!  In Czech tradition, lentils also bring you wealth (I think it is their round coin shape), especially if eaten on New Year’s Day.  And, if eating lentils on New Year’s Day can bring you wealth, think of what will happen if you eat […]


Summer Dinner Menus eBook – Guest Post

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 6, 2012

Hi, I’m Jami from An Oregon Cottage and wanted to share with you my free-to-subscribers Summer Dinner Menus eBook.  As Erin encourages you in her Weekly Meal Plans, planning out meals is the absolute key in saving money on groceries, eating more seasonally, using up what you have, and providing quality nutrition to your entire […]


Enjoy this delicious dessert recipe for Black Raspberry Cheesecake Bars made with ripe luscious black raspberries!


Mexi Slowcooker – Guest Post

by Jenn K on July 30, 2012

A quick and easy slow cooker recipe when you are in the mood for some Mexican flavors…


Beef Stew and Noodles – Guest Post

by Jenn K on July 25, 2012

The kitchen is not my favorite place to spend time, but occasionally it’s necessary to spend some time in it preparing meals for my family. When this is the case, my goal is {usually} to be in and out of the kitchen as quickly as possible without spending a ton of money on convenience foods. […]


Easy Cheese Balls – Guest Post

by Jenn K on July 23, 2012

Cheese ball recipes are a dime a dozen across the internet.  For our family, recipes not only have to be easy to make…they have to also fit our families frugal budget.  This is one of those recipes that fits all of the above and can’t be kept to yourself!  Share with everyone at you next […]


Hello fellow frugal seekers. I am Julie, the budget conscious Travel Agent with Mouse Tales Travel. As a full time stay at home Mom of two, my life revolves around getting TOP quality and the BEST value no matter what we are shopping for. When planning our very first trip to Disney World, it wasn’t […]


Magda’s Breaded Baked Chicken Thighs

by Jenn K on July 11, 2012

This is one of those recipes that came out of opening the fridge and seeing what needed to be used up. There were these lovely chicken thighs and the remnants of a container of sour cream, just screaming to be combined. Here is the result! These chicken thighs are so moist and delicious!  Once cooked […]

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