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Budget Savers

Budget Savers, Christmas on a Budget, Recipes

Quick and Easy Refrigerator Pickles

Do you love homemade pickles but maybe don’t have the time or canning equipment to make pickles the traditional way? Then this recipe for Quick and Easy Refrigerator Pickles is just the one you’ve been needing. The recipe below is the one my mother used to make when we were kids. The only difference is that she made hers in an…

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Budget Savers, Thrifting

How to Add Thrift Store Finds to Your Home – Without Buyer’s Regret!

Do you love hunting through thrifts stores, flea markets, garage sales and estate sales for good used items to add to your home? Do you sometimes find yourself buying items that catch your eye in the moment but then once you get them home, you have no idea what to do with them? In this post, I’ll be sharing how…

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Budget Savers, Recipes

Homemade Taco Seasoning – Cheap and Easy to Make

Rather than buy those expensive pouches of taco seasoning, why not make it yourself! It’s fast and easy using spices you may already have in your cupboard. I buy my spices from the bulk food store which makes this recipe even less expensive. Buying in bulk also allows you to purchase just enough of a particular spice so you don’t…

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Budget Savers, Recipes

Leftover Baked Potato & Bacon Casserole

When a huge snow storm moves through bringing with it much colder temperatures and several inches of snow, it calls for good old-fashioned comfort food. A rummage through the fridge yielded several leftover baked potatoes. I will often bake extra potatoes with the idea of having some leftover to use later in the week and just as often, in order…

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Budget Savers, Quilting, Sewing

How to Join Leftover Strips of Quilt Batting

Do you have a tub full of quilt batting scraps waiting for you to find a use for them? Every quilter I know has a container full of batting strips from when they square up their quilts after quilting before attaching the binding. I’m no exception! We all just hate to throw out that much batting, don’t we? After all……

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