Cheap Eats and Thrifty Crafts

12 Lazy Breakfast Recipes for a Magical Christmas Morning

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Christmas morning is such a magical time to spend with loved ones. You open presents, you drink hot cocoa, you play festive holiday music throughout the house. You have far too much celebrating to do to worry about what to cook for breakfast! That's why we're sharing our laziest and tastiest breakfast recipes that cook in your slow cooker, allowing you to keep the focus on your family. Whether you make these recipes the day before or the morning of, they don't take more than a few hours, and … [Continue reading...]

18 Stashbusting Crochet Afghan Patterns

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There's only a few weeks left until the new year, which means you are probably already beginning to start of list of resolutions for 2015. From eating healthier to getting organized, there's a myriad of resolutions to choose from. A great resolution for any crocheter is to slim down that yarn stash. Between Christmas gifts for friends and family and decorations, there's sure to be even more yarn scarps left built up after the holiday season than crochet lovers typically have. To help you … [Continue reading...]

Christmas Colors Galore: DIY Jewelry for Christmas

Christmas Colors Galore: DIY Jewelry for Christmas

Candles burnin’ low and lots of snow and ice, everywhere we go! These are just some of the things that mean the Christmas season is here. Other than choirs singing carols, freshly baked cookies, and stockings hung by the chimney, there is nothing as quite as festive as the colors of Christmas. With the Christmas […]

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How to Host a Christmas Party Without Breaking the Bank

‘Tis this season of holiday parties! We love a good Christmas party, but hosting one can add up really quickly. Between food, drinks, and decor, your party budget can get out of control. Don’t worry; we have all the budget-friendly party ideas you need. The easiest way to save money is on food. Instead of […]

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“Puddin'” Up with the Holidays: 20 Easy Pudding Recipes for Christmas

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Can you believe the holiday season is already here? It seems like the first chilly day of fall was just last week! With everyone chipping in for the perfect Christmas feast, we’ve got 20 good reasons why you need to call dibs on bringing the dessert. By the time Christmas actually arrives, no one wants to […]

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Save Money and Time with Precut Fabrics

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Quilting is expensive. It’s just a fact. From the machinery to the fabric to all the notions you need to pull the whole project together, every quilt project is a lot of dollars. That’s why little tricks and secrets for saving money are so crucial. One of the best ways to same money–and time–in quilting […]

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The Secretly Cheap Recipe You NEED to Make

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The South has a secret, and that secret is grits. Grits are an awesome Southern standard that are rich, creamy, and surprisingly simple to make. Even though every spoonful of grits tastes like a million bucks, they are secretly one of the cheapest recipes you could ever make. Let’s break it down: 2 cups whole […]

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The Best Ways to Put Your Thanksgiving Leftovers to Good Use

The Best Ways to Put Your Thanksgiving Leftovers to Good Use

The turkey was stuffed, the potatoes were mashed, and the pies were slathered in whipped cream. Your Thanksgiving Feast was a massive success! The only problem is…you’ve got a mountain of leftovers to get through.   Now what?   This is where we come in. Leftovers are practically the best part of Thanksgiving, if you […]

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17 Handmade Cards for Cheapskates

17 Homemade Cards for Cheapskates

Card making is an absolutely wonderful hobby. Cards are small crafts that typically don’t take too long to make, and you can give them to loved ones for literally any occasion. They’re an excellent craft and they brighten people’s days! That said, making greeting cards is often just as expensive if not more expensive than […]

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5 Cheap Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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With the big food holiday just around the corner, we know you’re looking for ways to cut down on cost. Thanksgiving dinner can get quite expensive, especially when you’re the one hosting. We’ve got a few tips from our friends at Everyday Diabetic Recipes on how you can make this holiday season both healthy AND […]

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