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Ground Beef and Vegetables

This recipe calls for the use of leftover baked white and sweet potatoes, as well as a few other ingredients. It is easy to make, and the other ingredients could ...

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What to do with less than Fresh Vegetables

Sometimes it is near impossible to eat all the vegetables we buy or grow before they lose a great deal of their freshness. Life just gets in the way. Or ...

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Save More Money by Packing Meals for Lunch or School

In our daily lives, we try to make life easier on ourselves. These efforts can end up costing us a bunch of money. Far more than we really want to ...

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The Frugal Kitchen

There are many ways to keep a frugal kitchen, from smart pantry ...
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Stocking a Pantry for 1

This week we have been looking at shopping and cooking for 1. ...
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Planned Leftovers for 1

When I used to make planned leftovers, it used to be enough ...
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Grocery Shopping for 1

Grocery shopping for one is different than grocery shopping for an entire ...
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Tips for Healthier Eating Strategies

When switching to a healthier diet, you may notice an increase in ...
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Apple-Pear Sauce

Homemade apple-pear sauce is not difficult to make in a pot on ...

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Ground Beef and Vegetables

This recipe calls for the use of leftover baked white and sweet potatoes, as well as a few other ingredients. It is easy to make, and the other ingredients could also be from leftovers if you had enough available. It is a simple recipe that will not take long to make. Ingredients 1 lb ground […]

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What to do with less than Fresh Vegetables

Sometimes it is near impossible to eat all the vegetables we buy or grow before they lose a great deal of their freshness. Life just gets in the way. Or you overestimated what you will need for creating recipes for the week. These items can still be used, though. So don’t throw them away until […]

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Save More Money by Packing Meals for Lunch or School

In our daily lives, we try to make life easier on ourselves. These efforts can end up costing us a bunch of money. Far more than we really want to spend. When you order out or buy “from the machine” at work or school, you are spending unnecessary money. You can easily prepare foods 3 […]

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More Hamburger Helper Add-Ins

On March 8, 2009, I made a post here called Hamburger Helper Add-Ins. Ever since, the post has been one of the most popular each month. I decided to add some more ideas to the mix in a new post, but be sure to read through the comments of the original post because plenty of […]

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The Frugal Kitchen

There are many ways to keep a frugal kitchen, from smart pantry stocking to using up leftovers. What you do will depend on your style and budget. Many are trying to live more frugally out of necessity, but others are making a lifestyle choice by cutting back their budgets. No matter the reason you are […]

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Save Money by Eating at Home

One great way to save money is by eating at home rather than out. Preparing our own meals is far more affordable that eating out, and there are plenty of meals that are quick and easy to prepare by yourself or as a family. Preparing meals as a family has an added bonus. Doing so […]

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Food Movies!

I love a good movie, and a good food movie is great! Even when food may not be the center of the movie theme. I’m sure all us foodies have our favorites, and I just thought that I would share mine with you. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Fried Green Tomatoes Julie and Julia Waitress […]

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Frugal Recipes Happenings for 2/5/2014

The latest issue of Frugal Recipes Happenings has been posted for you all to enjoy :) It is my intents to add a section in a sidebar with links to all the posts for this newsletter. Shannon

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Stop Wasting Food

There are two ways to stop wasting food so you can save money on your food bill. One way is to be sure you use what you buy, even if that means preserving the food before it goes back. Or using the food, then freezing the result, such as baking homemade banana bread to have […]

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Top 10 Frugal Cooking and Food Tips

We are all looking to save money where possible, and food is a good place to start. By getting our grocery bills under control, we can more easily distribute money where it has to go: On bills, clothing, and education, for instance. Here are some tips for saving money in the kitchen: Use your leftovers! […]

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New Article on Frugal is Fabulous! Tips for Stocking Your Pantry: Food, Personal Hygiene, and Household Items

I just wanted to note that I have added a new article to the Frugal is Fabulous! Blog (Formerly known as Living the Low-Income Life). The new article is called: Tips for Stocking Your Pantry: Food, Personal Hygiene, and Household Items, and was added just a little while ago. Enjoy the read, and share it […]

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Stocking a Pantry for 1

This week we have been looking at shopping and cooking for 1. I am going to continue the basic topic of doing things for just 1 person with this post, Stocking a Pantry for 1. A well-stocked pantry allows for a number of events, including: The ability to make meals for unexpected guests. Feeding those […]

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Planned Leftovers for 1

When I used to make planned leftovers, it used to be enough to feed 3 or more for an extra meal. Now that I am cooking for 1, I am able to plan leftovers for a number of meals. If I make one slow cooker meal (3 qt crock), I have enough food for three […]

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Cooking for 1

Not only is grocery shopping for 1 different than doing so for many, but cooking for 1 can be as well. When I started cooking for myself, I had been used to doing so for more people. My two daughters. Their friends. The daycare children who came into my home. There was a lot of […]

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Grocery Shopping for 1

Grocery shopping for one is different than grocery shopping for an entire family and daycare children. When I first started shopping only for myself, I had no idea what I was doing. I would go into the grocery store and wonder, what do I want? and How much do I need just for me? There […]

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Tips for Healthier Eating Strategies

When switching to a healthier diet, you may notice an increase in food shopping costs. While some items will cost more,  there are ways to save money. Trying to eat healthier should not be stressful, but it can be. Taking these step will aid you in eating healthier. Grow an herb garden on a windowsill, […]

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Upates to a Couple of Pages

Just wanted to let you all know that I have updated a couple of the blogs pages with links to recipes and articles that will be helpful to you. Sit down with a cup of tea, and enjoy purusing them at your convenience. Frugal Living: Cooking Easy Meals Shannon

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Tasty Beef Soup

Don’t know about you, but I love soups. Each winter, I try to come up with one or two new variations to try. This is what I came up with a couple weeks back. Let me know what you think, and try some of your own recipes. Ingredients 2 pounds beef stew meat 4 russet […]

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Put Together Delicious Meals From Leftovers

If you want to save money on food, one of the easiest ways is by keeping your leftovers. If you wont get to eat the leftovers within a days or two, be sure to freeze them for later use. By not wasting these food items, you may have enough for one or two meals a […]

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Top Frugal Food Posts in 2013

2013 brought a lot of recipes and articles to the blog, though I did not have to to add everything I had planned. I hope you all enjoyed what I did get posted. It was such a busy year all around! Not all of the articles on this list were actually written in 2013, which […]

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Goals for 2014

I did not meet all my food goals from last year, so I have carried them over to this year. I have come a long way using my little toaster oven, though. Between that and my two slow cookers, I can make some darn tasty meals. Grow more herbs on my windowsill. I bought heirloom, […]

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. The blog did so good this year! Thank you all :) Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 17,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera […]

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