Holidays

Cinnamon Roll French Toast

Cinnamon Roll French Toast

  A simple, buttery, french toast cinnamon roll love child drizzled with naturally-sweetened cream cheese frosting. Inexpensive enough to serve a crowd, but decadent enough to make this morning special.   This post contains affiliate links, which means we receive a small compensation if you […]

Frugal, Real Food Easter Baskets & Eggs

Frugal, Real Food Easter Baskets & Eggs

  When you’re trying to save money and eat healthy, holidays are a struggle. During Easter, I feel like stores throw every kind of baby animal-shaped chocolate at my face. Between that and my inexplicable love for malted milk balls in the shape of robins […]

Frugal, Real Food Super Bowl Ideas

Frugal, Real Food Super Bowl Ideas

  Are you the person who goes to the Super Bowl for the football or for the food? Because that’s a thing. You know which you are. If you’re the food type, you don’t even know which teams are playing until just after you arrive […]

10 Frugal, Healthy Meals for Post-Holiday

10 Frugal, Healthy Meals for Post-Holiday

  Every year, when we traipse to the frozen tundra that still holds most of my family captive, I tell myself something. I tell myself that staying at grandma’s house doesn’t mean I have to eat like a 5 year-old. And for the most part, […]

How to Freeze Buttercream Frosting

How to Freeze Buttercream Frosting

  Don’t throw away that extra frosting! Here’s how you can easily freeze buttercream frosting for up to 3 months. A simple way to save money.     Did you ever make frosted Christmas cookies? Or frosted birthday cakes? When I was growing up, buying […]

Save Money & Eat Healthy While Traveling

Save Money & Eat Healthy While Traveling

  One fall, before kids, steady housing, and other adult responsibilities, it was just me and Chris. Our budget was so tight it was suffocating, but we had some cash saved from our wedding. Instead of using our carefully squirreled money on something practical, like […]