Ginger Pumpkin Soup and Cheesy Sausage Muffins

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 9, 2009

**UPDATE: Giveaway now closed!  Winner is Jennie!!!  Congrats Stretching my food and my dollar are ESSENTIAL in my kitchen! So when challenged to come up with 2 holiday recipes using 1 can of Carnation Evaporated Milk, I was all for it!!! (And keep on reading…cause there’s a SUPER COOL giveaway below!) Ginger Pumpkin Soup Ingredients […]


Thanksgiving – Your Plan Ahead Guide

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 4, 2009

Thanksgiving is my favorite meal of the whole year.  I love every part of it… the colors of the trees outside the piles of leaves in the street that await the leaf sucker-upper the rock bottom prices in the grocery stores the insane number of coupons that are released during November the fantastic Thanksgiving deals that can […]


Thanksgiving Leftovers

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 28, 2008

This morning I shared a few ideas about using your Thanksgiving Leftovers on the Fox 45 morning show. And here they are for you… Thanksgiving Shepherd’s Pie In 9×13 glass baking dish, layer stuffing, then shredded turkey and top with leftover mashed potatoes. Dig a few 1/4 inch holes in the potatoes and pour gravy […]


Our Thanksgiving 2008 Feast

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 27, 2008

I hope and pray that each of you had a wonderful and healthy Thanksgiving feast! We had a lovely meal, sharing about all the things in our lives that we are thankful for. What a joyful day we have had! I have a new and exciting surprise waiting for you all next week! Be sure […]


Thanksgiving Meal Cost Breakdown

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 26, 2008

If you are in or around Dayton, I will be doing another cooking segment on Friday morning! Fox 45 at 8:45 am! Watch if you’re not out shopping! Here’s My Thanksgiving Cost Breakdown Turkey ($18.77) I did not buy the turkey this year, Big Thanks to my MIL! But if I had, this is what […]


My Troublesome Turkey

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 8, 2008

The ladies at Happy to Be at Home are hosting a contest…Be sure to stop by for a good chuckle! Here is my troublesome turkey! My little man is trying to help me rub some sage onto “Fred”! 6 month old touching raw meat…ick…I have “raw meat issues”…     I have burnt the edges […]