Cheap Eats and Thrifty Crafts

15 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

If you’re like us, you buy the big bag of Halloween candy in hopes that you’ll have leftovers. Buying candy for kids is a pretty great excuse for binging on candy. But this year, instead of snacking on what’s in the candy bowl, make something new with your leftover Halloween candy! There’s nothing more thrifty than using up your leftovers in creative ways. For all you smart shoppers with sweet teeth, AllFreeCasseroleRecipes has rounded up the most delicious (and cost-effective) desserts … [Continue reading...]

18 Scrap Fabric Projects for Resourceful Sewists

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When you fall in love with a gorgeous fabric, you want to make sure that you use every inch of it in the best possible way, especially if you're on a budget. Even if you have just a little bit left, you just have to save it. You probably have a huge collection of fabric scraps that you can't bear to part with, no matter how cluttered your sewing room is getting. Gather up those scraps and get ready to empty out your stash! These 18 Scrap Fabric Projects for Resourceful Sewists will help you … [Continue reading...]

14 DIY Wedding Gifts for the Bride on a Budget

If you are a bride on a budget, never fear! Our collection of DIY wedding gifts is the perfect guide to help you make the most amazing presents for your bridal party and your guests. You will be surprised by how easy DIY wedding favors are to make. Your bridesmaids will not believe that their […]

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Homemade for the Holidays: Thrifty Ornaments

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Get in the spirit of the holiday season by making handmade ornaments that will make your spirits bright! Below you will find all of our favorite thrifty homemade ornaments, many of which are made with materials that you probably already have on hand. Thrifty Handmade Ornaments 1. Upcycled Light Bulb Angel Ornament – This elegant […]

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Crowd-Pleasing Chili: Cheap, Easy, and Delicious!

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Refusing to break the bank, does not mean your dishes need to suffer. One of the heartiest, hassle-free, and budget-friendly recipes you can make is chili. It’s also incredibly easy to transform and easily feeds a crowd. You can tweak your dish from the traditional ground beef version, to substituting shredded chicken, or even omitting […]

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Church-Approved Projects & Recipes

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Crafting isn’t just a hobby; it’s a way of life! One of the best things about being a crafter is finding ways to express the different sides of yourself in the projects you make. If you have a strong connection to your faith, you will be pleased to find some wonderful religious craft projects below. […]

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8 Homemade Ingredients That Will Change Your Life

Baking homemade sweets and treats can get pricey when you add up all the ingredients you have to use. Some of the baking ingredients commonly used are actually incredibly easy to make at home. By making the ingredients, instead of buying them processed, you will save money and truly be cooking “from scratch”. On AllFreeCopycatRecipes.com, […]

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6 Thrifty Appetizers You’ll Need This Year

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Can you believe it’s already October? It feels like 2014 has just flown right by! With the end of the year swiftly approaching, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate. Whether you’re inviting friends over to watch the big game or you’re starting to think ahead to all of the different holiday celebrations on the […]

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58 Frighteningly Fabulous Halloween Jewelry Projects

58 Frighteningly Fabulous Halloween Jewelry Projects

Beware! You are about to embark on a collection of devilishly delightful DIY jewelry projects. If bats, ghosts, pumpkins, and skeletons are your cup of witches’ brew, then this spine-chilling collection of 58 Frighteningly Fabulous Halloween Jewelry Projects will be right up your black-cat-inhabited alley. Find fun and festive jewelry projects that you can wear […]

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31 Cheap Meals to Make in October

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Can you believe it’s almost October? The year has flown by, but we’re ready to embrace warm, comforting meals this October. Below you can check out all of the cheap meals that we here at Cheap Eats and Thrifty Crafts plan on making this month. These recipes are easy, affordable, and great for celebrating fall. […]

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