Just because you are on a budget, it doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy really tasty food. Make any of these recipes for cheap meals that taste like they came from 5-star restaurants.
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Whether or not economic times are tough, it’s always good to have a bunch of frugal recipes in your cooking repertoire. We’re of the mindset that (and you probably feel the same too), that keeping more pennies in our hands and less of them paid to other people is a good thing.
Make your own takeout with this recipe for Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Tortilla Soup. This dish is delicious and tastes just like the real thing, if not better! Chicken, beans, tomatoes, and corn make up the bulk of this slow cooker tortilla soup.
Sometimes the simplest dishes are the best. 5 Ingredient Pasta Casserole is one of those easy meals for dinner that will save you when you’re in a bind. You just need a few simple ingredients, and you’re ready to go.
All you have to do to make this recipe for Lazy Chicken and Potatoes is put the ingredients in your slow cooker. It couldn’t be easier. Your slow cooker chicken and potatoes recipe cooks all day. It’s made with baby potatoes, onions, and peppers.
Looking for something to create unique recycled jewelry from items around your house? Try making these cute Zip-Tie Leafy Earrings! This is just one of many free online jewelry making projects that is simple to put together, and it’s very budget friendly!
These fun Recycled CD Coasters are a great way to put old CD’s to good use. This fun collection of coasters makes a great gift and is so budget friendly. CD crafts like this are also great for group activities and craft nights with your kids.
Here is the perfect combination of recyclable crafts and do-it-yourself bags. This Precious Pillowcase Purse is a functional and cute piece that could get rid of some clutter and simultaneously store all of your stuff.
Need more thrifty crafts? Check out the AllFreeCrochet Pinterest board for amazing, free crochet patterns. You’ll learn to crochet a blanket!
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