Frugal No Candy Easter Basket Ideas

30 Frugal No-Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Frugal No Candy Easter Basket Ideas   THRIFTY THINKING Are you ready for Easter? Do you give Easter baskets? I’ve actually only put together Easter baskets a couple of years even though my eldest just turned ten years old last month (I don’t have a conviction against Easter baskets, it just hasn’t been our focus)….

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Cranberry Mandarin Spinach Salad

Cranberry Mandarin Spinach Salad

Cranberry Mandarin Spinach Salad I think I am lying again. I said I wouldn’t post another cranberry recipe back when I posted the Crock-pot Cranberry Spiced Cider during Christmastime. I said I’d wait until the next holiday season. Like a year later. But then I came into a few packages of organic cranberries from a friend back…

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4 Week No Spending Challenge Results #2

4 Week No Spending Challenge Results #2

4 Week No Spending Challenge Results #2 THRIFTY THINKING The time of year you take on a no spending challenge completely affects the results. That’s something I didn’t even think about prior to starting my second 4 Week No Spending Challenge. As I mentioned in my first results, we took the challenge during our tightest money month…

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Crock-pot Enchilada Chili with a Stove Top Option

Crock-pot Enchilada Chili

Crock-pot Enchilada Chili with a Stove Top Option Slow Cooker Days We LOVE chilis and soups around these parts, and this crock-pot Enchilada Chili rivals one of my favorite chilies, the Crock-pot Turkey Quinoa Chili. Why have I never thought of this before this year? It’s combining two of our favorite foods, enchiladas and chili, coming…

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