How to Start Seedlings in Egg Cartons

Since spring FINALLY looks like it might be around the corner, I decided to start some seeds for the garden. I used this handy method that is CHEAP, EASY & GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. All you need to do is take paper egg cartons (styrofoam won't work for this purpose) and cut off the lids. Fill … [Read more...]

Flower Seed Packets – An Inexpensive Baby or Bridal Shower Favor – Cheap even!

Easy DIY Flower Seed Packets Baby Shower Favors If you're throwing a baby shower or bridal shower and need an easy, inexpensive favor idea, try these! Simply buy an assortment of seed packets (check your local dollar store, they often have them 4 or 5 for a dollar). Then use standard return … [Read more...]

Use Up Leftover Hard-Boiled Easter Eggs – Yummy Recipe!

Use Up Leftover Hard-Boiled Easter Eggs - Yummy Recipe! If you still have hard-boiled Easter eggs, they need to be eaten NOW before they spoil! This is an easy way to use up leftover hard-boiled Easter eggs that tastes great. Better yet, this recipe also uses up any leftover Easter … [Read more...]

Thrifty Baking: Tips to Reduce the Cost of Baking from Scratch

Baking from scratch is usually cheaper (and healthier) than buying baked goods, but here are a few tips to reduce the cost of baking from scratch and keep the costs down even further: **Substitute one Tbsp soy powder and one Tbsp water for one egg (this also reduces the fat in the … [Read more...]

How to Save Money on Organic Foods

We have had a couple of requests for information on how to save money on organic foods, which tend to be expensive. Check out our other blog "Jinxy Knows Best" for some detailed information on buying organic food for less: … [Read more...]

Easiest No Knead Bread Recipe

Sara Lee announced today that they will be raising bread prices again. (According to Reuters) Bread, of course, is a basic staple, so what is a thrifty person to do? Bake your own!!!!  There are a few ways to do this, but my favorite is the Easiest No Knead Bread Recipe below.  How to Bake … [Read more...]

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