Cheap Eats and Thrifty Crafts

6 Best No-Bake Treats for Summer

Just because you do your best to avoid the oven in the summertime doesn't mean that your sweet tooth has to suffer! Now you can satisfy your sugar cravings without breaking a sweat. Here you will find out best no-bake dessert recipes that are perfect for hot summer days. To make sure that you never miss another budget project or recipe,¬†click here to find out how you can sign up for our free Cheap Eats and Thrifty Crafts newsletter. With just a few clicks, you can have projects and recipes … [Continue reading...]

12 Im-pasta-bly Good Dinner Recipes

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We all like falling back on budget-friendly classics when we're lookin' to save a few bucks. Everyone has a different staple, but one of our all-time favorites has to be pasta. There are just so many different ways to dress it up, so you're never eating the same thing twice! Today, we're gonna spotlight a kind of pasta that doesn't get nearly enough love: spaghetti. It's easy enough to throw some into a pot of boiling water and calling it a night, but we've got a few ideas on how you can … [Continue reading...]

28 DIY Jewelry Pieces in Fashionable Fall Colors

Fall is my favorite season! With apple picking, pumpkin carving, hay rides, fallen leaves, and comfortable flannel clothing, what is there not to love about fall? I can just smell the pumpkin bread and apple cider thinking about it. Fall is the beginning of football season, the time for Oktoberfest, and encompasses a “spooktacular” Halloween […]

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10 Ways to Celebrate Christmas in July

Can you believe that Christmas is only five months away? We here at Cheap Eats and Thrifty Crafts can hardly wait! Personally, I think it’s never too early to get ready for Christmas, so we are getting in the holiday spirit with these fun Christmas crafts and recipes. With these fun projects, you can get […]

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10 Budget Friendly Recipes with 5 Ingredients or Less

10 Budget Friendly Recipes with 5 Ingredients or Less

Don’t lie, you know that when you’re looking at a recipe list, and it goes on for longer than about ten things, you move on to an easier one. We all do it! Who has the time to gather up two dozen different ingredients and put together such a complicated recipe? Well, no more. We […]

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Ridiculously Cheap Quilt Projects: 15 Ideas to Save Money

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Face it. We all want creative and clever ideas to save money. More money meas that you can save up for whatever you’ve been lusting after (a new sewing machine or new sewing supplies perhaps?). Well, even if the economy may look bleak, let’s look on the bright side. You can save a lot of […]

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Crazy-Good Cobblers & Crisps for Summer

It’s no secret that one easy way to save money on your grocery bill is to shop locally and to shop seasonally. Seasonal produce is so much more affordable than fruits and veggies that are out of season. These crazy-good cobblers and crisps will have you searching your local farmer’s market for the best berries […]

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Easy, No-Cook Recipes for Summer

As the summer heat settles in, it gets harder and harder to motivate myself to cook dinner. I just hate standing over a hot stove when it’s oppressively hot outside. Instead of breaking a sweat over my food, I try to make no-cook recipes whenever possible. I encourage you to step away from the stove […]

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Budget-Friendly Dinner Recipes for Summer

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During these hot days of summer, we prefer eating lighter foods that will satisfy our appetites without making us overly full. If you’re running out of dinner ideas to whip up for you and the family, we’ve provided a list of budget-friendly dinner recipes that go easy on the calories and on your wallet. Many […]

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Recycled Paper Crafts: Magazines, Coffee Filters, Cardboard, Oh My!

Magazine Crafts and Other Recycled Paper Crafts

Yes, you can decorate on a budget. No, you do not need to sacrifice style to be thrifty. At AllFreePaperCrafts, we have a variety of stunning recycled crafts that will appeal to your aesthetic and appease your wallet. Grab a pile of old magazines, a pinch of extra coffee filters, and a handful of newspapers […]

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