Great stocking stuffers for the man in your life. Make sure his Christmas is great with these great ideas for him.

Stocking Stuffers for Men

I know a lot of my sisters and friends have trouble thinking of ideas to get their mister for their Christmas stockings. Let’s face it, even grown-ups like getting stockings at Christmas time. This post contains affiliate links. While they do not add any cost to you, I do receive a small commission. Heavy wool socks […]

Have leftover pumpkin puree? Here are 20 delicious ways to use it up. Excellent Pumpkin Puree Recipes

Uses for leftover pumpkin

It’s the Thanksgiving pre-season, that means Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins! They can play those dratted carols all they like but I won’t give up my Pumpkin Spice everything until December pries it from my freezing cold fingers. I love to bake pumpkins, and I found a bunch at the local grocery store for $1 per pie pumpkin. […]

Top stocking stuffers for kids. Frugal ideas for your kid's Christmas stockings that they will be delighted with.

Stocking Stuffers for Kids

Growing up we weren’t allowed to wake my parents up to open presents until 6am. When you are 5 and there are presents under the tree, the wait is terrible. However, we were allowed to go through our stockings and play with what was in there. Our parent’s wisely included things that would keep us busy […]

10 simple everyday recipes for under $2. Frugal meals to feed your family.

10 Frugal Meals for under $2

This is how I easily make 2 weeks worth of weeknight meals for under $20. The main concept is to use your leftovers to make more meals. I love cooking a $5 whole chicken and then shredding the leftover meat for chicken noodle soup, chicken n’ dumplins, and chicken enchiladas. Many of these recipes are in […]

Pumpkin Spice Bread with no Buttermilk needed. A simple and delicious recipe that will delight everyone.

Pumpkin Spice Bread

I might have a little thing for pumpkin spice…might. Okay, I’m kind of obsessed. When I heard my sister mention that she was making banana bread, I though, “why can’t I make pumpkin bread too?”. I dug around in my recipe box and found my favorite banana bread recipe. I tweaked with it a bit so […]

Perfect fall recipe, spicy, rich and delicious oatmeal pumpkin muffins. Perfect for an on-the-go breakfast or as a snack.

Oatmeal Pumpkin Muffins

I love pumpkins! I love muffins! So what better thing is there than to combine the two? I spent this last week baking pie pumpkins and squash so I had a large amount of pureed pumpkin ready for the freezer. One morning I was craving muffins, I simply pulled out my handy-dandy oatmeal applesauce muffin […]