Almond Pecan Pie

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Looking for a new and different twist on your favorite traditional pecan pie??? Tossing in some sliced almonds will give your pie a new flavor and texture! Be on the lookout for sales on pecans, almonds and walnuts around the holidays...grab a few extra bags to carry you in to the new year!!! This is a must. try. pie!   Ingredients   Homemade Crust 1 cup … [Read more...]

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

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I have really enjoyed experimenting with butternut squash recipes this year! This one is a keeper!  A fantabulous side dish! Ingredients 1 large butternut squash (about 2-3 pounds) ($1.50) 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil ($.10) 1/4 cup maple syrup (free - $1) Few dashes each of ground cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice ($.15) Directions 1. Chop off the stem and … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving on a Budget Series

This week we are running a special series on doing Thanksgiving...on a budget! Who is "we"? That would be Amy from Amy's Finer Things, Jessica from Life as Mom, Monica from The Homespun Heart, Crystal from Money Saving Mom, and yours truly! We're kicking things off over at Money Saving Mom later today...with more fantastic ideas and recipes on each of our sites each … [Read more...]