Cheap & Easy Doughnut Recipe with Biscuits

This is a yummy and easy way to make doughnuts. I always get hungry for them when the weather starts to cool down in the fall. I must warn you though, these are not on my "healthy treat" list!The only things you need are a can of refrigerated biscuits, oil for frying (vegetable, corn or canola are … [Read more...]

Thrifty Jinxy Recipe Roundup

While I'm on vacation, I thought I would do a post of the recipes that have been popular on Thrifty Jinxy. Check out these links for some yummy & thrifty eating. If you have a blog post of a recipe you would like to share, enter it in Mr. Linky below OR, if you're not a blogger, add it in the … [Read more...]

Earn Money From Home with Online Surveys

NOTE:  See an updated list of how to Earn Money from Home – Online Survey Company List/a>.   One of the most popular posts on Thrifty Jinxy has been about making money with online surveys. I thought that I would re-run this information while I'm on vacation. This is really a great source of … [Read more...]

Save Money on Eggs – Substitute with Soy Flour

According to an AP Press Release earlier today, a federal investigation regarding price fixing is being expanded to egg products. So THAT's why they're so expensive! If you primarily use eggs for baking, try this thrifty substitute: Replace an egg with 1 heaping Tbsp soy flour and 1 Tbsp … [Read more...]

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Recipe

I discovered a new homemade alternative to commercial dishwasher detergent by accident. I had been having a hard time with my dishwasher not getting the dishes clean and leaving a film. I did a couple of cleaning methods (running an empty load with a bowl of vinegar, running an empty load with a … [Read more...]

Easy Cinnamon Tortilla Dessert – Make Roll-ups!

A while ago I wrote about about making your own Betty Crocker Warm Delights and it was a BIG HIT, so I decided to write about another one of my favorite easy and thrifty desserts - Easy Cinnamon Tortilla Dessert. Although these don't officially have a name, I guess you could call them Cinnamon … [Read more...]

Keep Germs Off Your Purse with This Purse Hanger!

Have you seen any of the TV programs lately that show how filthy and full of germs our purses, handbags and diaper bags are? I have seen more than one of these features in the last few months. Some people just aren't careful and do things like set their purse or diaper bag on the floor in a bathroom … [Read more...]

How to Find a Lost Savings Bond

Did you know that if you or your child received a savings bond as a baby/youngster and it has been lost that you might be able to retrieve it? An article from explains just how to find a lost savings bond. You can begin your search by filling out Form 1048 Claim for Lost, Stolen or … [Read more...]

FREE Sample of Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Foaming Scrub

Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Foaming Scrub powerfully clears blemishes and blackheads with maximum srength Salicylic Acid acne medicine, plus and uplifting blast of grapefruit. It features gentle microbeads that smooth away roughness without over-drying or irritating your … [Read more...]

Thrifty Tips for Cleaning Your Computer Monitor or Laptop Screen

Does your computer monitor get frequently filthy? I know mine does. Here are two thrifty ways to take care of it: 1) Get a free sample of Ringtonica Monitor Wipes by mail. 2) Make your own monitor cleaner (works for laptop screens also) by mixing a solution of 50% distilled water and 50% … [Read more...]